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Souad—coming of age in Egypt

Souad—coming of age in Egypt Souad paints a portrait of sisterhood, and the bond between two sisters growing up within the traditions of faith and family.

Worldwide support grows for Egyptian socialist on hunger strike in prison

Worldwide support grows for Egyptian socialist on hunger strike in prison Supporters around the world of hunger striking Egyptian prisoner Hisham Fouad have launched a petition demanding his urgent release.

Urgent solidarity needed with Egyptian socialist on prison hunger strike

Urgent solidarity needed with Egyptian socialist on prison hunger strike Activists are appealing for solidarity with imprisoned Egyptian socialist and journalist Hisham Fouad after he launched a hunger strike.

Palestine—is one state possible?

Palestine—is one state possible? The idea of a single-state solution in Palestine is gaining traction, but some say that ‘old hatreds’ make this impossible. Nick Clark argues that resistance can break the hold of reactionary ideas and lead to a Palestinian state

Battle within a terror state

Battle within a terror state Across the whole of Palestine there have been signs of a new wave of resistance to Israel’s apartheid regime. Nick Clark talks to those on the front lines of the revolts

New novel shows the truth of the Egyptian Revolution

New novel shows the truth of the Egyptian Revolution The Republic of False Truths by Alaa Al Aswany brings the story of the revolution to life through the eyes of those who lived it

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

02 April 2021
​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

Suez crisis driven by pursuit of profit

30 March 2021
The Ever Given container ship was refloated on Monday. But the temporary closure of the Suez Canal showed a lot about world trade.

Does the Egyptian revolutionary spark live on?

15 March 2021
After the defeat of a revolution, there are always three reactions.

The Egyptian Revolution—could things have been different?

08 March 2021
The strength of the Egyptian Revolution pushed dictator Hosni Mubarak from his presidential position in just 18 days.

The Egyptian Revolution—the revolutionary party and the battle for change

01 March 2021
At key moments in any revolution, the working class faces important choices. Is it time to consolidate gains that have been won or to push forward to conquer new heights?

The Egyptian Revolution—revolts can spread to win change

22 February 2021
The 2011 revolt in Egypt inspired struggles across the globe. Sophie Squire explains why internationalism is key to winning socialism

The Egyptian Revolution—A glimpse of what democracy could look like

15 February 2021
The Egyptian Revolution was the result of the coming together of two forces—those of the street with those of the workplace. And in both, the question of democracy was crucial.

The Egyptian Revolution—how the unity of revolt broke down old divides

08 February 2021
Oppressed groups were central to the struggle

The Egyptian Revolution—how workers terrified bosses

01 February 2021
A decade ago images of protests in Tahrir Square shook the world. Workers took the revolution to the next level, explains Sadie Robinson

The Egyptian Revolution—what role did the army play?

24 January 2021
After masses of ordinary Egyptian people had seen off the cops and burned down police stations, the army appeared on the streets.

The Egyptian Revolution—18 days that shook the world

18 January 2021
A revolution in Egypt in 2011 overthrew a brutal dictator and gave a glimpse of how society could be run differently. Egyptian revolutionary Hossam el‑Hamalawy tells the story of the revolt and looks at the lessons it holds for struggle today

Fears grow for the health of Egyptian detainee Hisham Fouad

26 December 2020
Hisham Fouad has been detained for 18 months and is being denied medical treatment

Tunisia in revolt—ten years on

13 December 2020
Ten years have passed since the start of the Tunisian revolution. Nick Clark explains how it toppled a dictator, encouraged more fightbacks, and shook the world

Outcry after West’s ally Egypt imprisons human rights activists

24 November 2020
Activists are calling for the release of human rights campaigners imprisoned by Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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