See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Egypt: Ma'zouns to go on Strike

Commenting the strike Ma'zouns (officials who officiate marriages) in Egypt, intend to observe in June, director Amr Ghaleb tweets [ar] on May 28 :I don't know what's the plural of Mazoun, …. but they are going on a strike next month, so anyone planning to get married or divorced, there are 3 days left. Sarcastically, Mostafa El Habashy says in a another tweet [ar] on May 26: Even uncle Ma'zoun intended to observe a strike ….thus separating two hearts. Oh uncle Ma'zoun you're horrible!

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site