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Judicial Murder

A court on the banks of the Nile/ Put 600 people on trial./ ‘Now off with his head’/ The hanging judge said/ In Alice in Wonderland style. ///http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/99979.aspx https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/460716079460139008 Advertisements

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Morsi’s Law Suit

Not far from the banks of the Nile/A highly political trial/Got into dispute/About Morsi’s suit/(The wearing kind, not one you file)./// http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/cb179ba4-4521-11e3-997c-00144feabdc0.html Not far from the banks of the NileA highly political trialGot into disputeAbout Morsi's suit(The wearing kind, not … Continue reading

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Trial on the Nile

A former VP named El Baradei/ Thought killing protesters barbarity*/ He let down the side/ So now will be tried/ For lack of command solidarity. /// (Apologies for stretching the rhyme there!) http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/20/mohamed-elbaradei-facing-court-case https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/369921337604599808 ** A History of the World … Continue reading

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A Morsiless Coup

There was an old Islamist who/ Was toppled one day in a coup/ The folks in Tahrir/ All gave a big cheer/ But what will the generals do? ///http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/07/03/uk-egypt-protests-idUKBRE96101L20130703 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/352547518921457667

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Arrested Satirist

There is an Egyptian named Bassem/ Authorities try to harass ‘im/ He’s under arrest/ For truth told in jest/ As Morsi won’t let people sass ‘im.  ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4d0f6536-9a11-11e2-9732-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2P8QR6N9C There is an Egyptian named Bassem/Authorities try to harass 'im/He's under arrest/For truth … Continue reading

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Tip Your Hat to the New Constitution

There once was a spring revolution/ That led to a draft constitution/ But Tahrir square/ Appeared not to care/ For Egypt’s new top-down solution. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20636420 There once was a spring revolution/That led to a draft constitution/But Tahrir square/Appeared not to … Continue reading

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Systems of Mursi

There once was a leading Egyptian/ Who broadened his own job description/ Increasing his sway/ And opponents now say/ He followed Mubarak’s prescription. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20458148

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Systems of Mursi

There is an old fellow named Mursi/ Who after a long contro-versy/ Has won an election/ & yet on reflection/ Perhaps he won’t hold power per se.  

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