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Gender gulf

The UAE handed a prize/ To those doing most for the rise/ Within that great polity/ Of gender equality,/ Of which all the winners were guys./// The UAE handed a prizeTo those doing most for the riseWithin that great polityOf … Continue reading

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Dubai that?

A postgrad got nicked in Dubai,/ Where judicial norms don’t apply;/ Though rights groups protest,/ They said he confessed/ And jailed him for life as a spy.//// A postgrad got nicked in Dubai,Where judicial norms don't apply;Though rights groups protest,They … Continue reading

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Too Hot for the Desert

There was a young man from Dubai, A quite irresistible guy, Deported from Saudi For not being dowdy, So women can’t give him the eye. ///http://jezebel.com/meet-the-man-who-was-deported-from-saudi-arabia-for-bei-480273484 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/327697256134369280

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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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