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Sisi Does it

Egyptian dictator al-Sisi/ Makes democrats feel rather quisi/ The lack of a rival/ Ensures his survival/ And makes reelection quite isi./// Egyptian dictator al-SisiMakes democrats feel rather quisiThe lack of a rivalEnsures his survivalAnd makes reelection quite isi.https://t.co/FlOCNNmAIm#Egypt — Mick … Continue reading

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Mubarak Out

Mubarak the former dictator,/ Imprisoned for being a hater,/ Now finds himself freed -/ For Sisi the need/ Of cells for protesters is greater./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/24/hosni-mubarak-returns-to-cairo-home-after-six-years-in-custody #Mubarak the former dictator,Imprisoned for being a hater,Now finds himself freed –For Sisi the needOf … Continue reading

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Show Trial on the Nile

A Cairo political court/ Has made it a crime to report,/ Presenting pure fiction/ To gain a conviction./ Give #FreeAJStaff your support./// http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/al-jazeera-journalists-cairo-jail-150829171357306.html A Cairo political court Has made it a crime to report, Presenting pure fiction To gain a conviction. Give #FreeAJStaff your … Continue reading

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Taking Liberties

The overdue freeing of Peter/ Can only be made even sweeter/ If fellows of Greste/ Are not left to fester/ Tweet #FreeAJStaff, every tweeter./// http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/02/peter-greste-won-give-colleagues-free-150202052338661.html The overdue freeing of Peter Can only be made even sweeter If fellows of Greste Are not left … Continue reading

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Tony’s new Crony

There was an adviser named #Blair/ Who touted his skills anywhere./ Once Mubarak’s crony,/ We now hear that Tony/ Is working for Mubarak’s heir./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jul/02/tony-blair-advise-egypt-president-sisi-economic-reform https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/484346398499155968

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Free AJ Staff

There was a political court/ That made it a crime to report/ So on their behalf/ Tweet #FreeAJStaff/  They need our continued support.  ///http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/23/al-jazeera-journalists-jailed-seven-years-egypt https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/481010687452659712

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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

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The Law is a Ass

The nomenclature of an ass/ Got one chap in trouble, alas/ To name a beast Sisi/ In Egypt’s not PC/ And gets you imprisoned for sass./// http://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/donkey-sisi-565700 The nomenclature of an assGot one chap in trouble, alasTo name a beast … 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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