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Lam Bested

The people in charge in Hong Kong,/ Perceived to have handled things wrong,/ Lost out in a vote/ From which one may note/ Support for democracy’s strong./// https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/1198935334337306629

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Turkey Roasted

In Erdogan’s big referendum/ On powers and how to extendum/ Observers declare/ The rules were unfair,/ Allowing officials to bendum./// http://www.dw.com/en/osce-turkey-referendum-contested-on-an-unlevel-playing-field/a-38453816 In Erdogan's big referendumOn powers and how to extendumObservers declareThe rules were unfair,Allowing officials to bendum.#Turkeyref — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Very Shabby, Abu Dhabi

A court in a Gulf federation/Has sentenced to incarceration/With no reason nor rhyme/5 people whose crime/Was to call for democratisation. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/uae-security-court-sentences-5-activists-for-political-reform-calls/2011/11/27/gIQA25Xg0N_story.html

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