Category Archives: Satire

Rape to be renamed ‘fake’, says Delhi police

The Delhi police has recently unveiled plans to rename ‘rape’ as ‘fake’ as a response to recent media reports which reportedly show police officers explaining that rape is the fault of the victims. The Delhi Police Commissioner states: “All women … Continue reading

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Things should no longer be said, say offended people

In a dramatic move by the Government of India, things are no longer allowed to be said due to the “hurt sensibilities” of different religious and cultural communities in India. Following on a recent trend to stop things from being … Continue reading

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The (new) White Man’s Burden

This is a satire article, originally written at the beginning of the arab spring (February 2011), but not posted. This is merely an archived copy. David Cameron has decided to become a ‘candid friend’ of Egypt after Hosni Mubarak was … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: Mubarak is ‘immensely courageous and a force for good’

This is an article that appeared on ‘The Lemon Press’, University of York’s satire magazine. View the original here. Tony Blair has described Hosni Mubarak, the beleaguered Egyptian leader, as “immensely courageous and a force for good”. Mubarak is also well-known for his … Continue reading

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