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Ignoble Laureate

The laureate Aung San Suu Kyi/ Who wanted Myanmar to be free/ Now watches in silence/ As state-sponsored violence/ Compels the Rohingya to flee./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/08/desmond-tutu-condemns-aung-san-suu-kyi-price-of-your-silence-is-too-steep The laureate Aung San Suu KyiWho wanted Myanmar to be freeNow watches in silenceAs state-approved … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Rancour

A summit was held in Sri Lanka/ Amid a high level of rancour/ The hosts of the CHOGM/ Saw human rights dog ’em/ With Cameron pulling a flanker. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24970403 A summit was held in Sri LankaAmid a high level of … Continue reading

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Put Inside for Genocide

An old Guatemalan dictator/ And gross human rights violator/ Was found to bear guilt/ For blood that was spilt/ Though not until 30 years later. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/former-dictator-efrain-rios-montt-convicted-of-genocide-in-guatemala-8612045.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/332996475355275265

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