Egypt in revolt
26 January 2016
Security forces in Egypt targeted activists and critics of the military regime in the run-up to the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution on Monday.
05 January 2016
Five years ago this month protests in Tunisia triggered revolutions, crucially in Egypt. Sameh Naguib spoke to Judith Orr about the events—and the lessons for socialists
03 November 2015
Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is trying to hide his bloody record with a major diplomatic tour—and David Cameron is rolling out the red carpet to help him. But el-Sisi is a killer who must be exposed, writes Judith Orr
02 December 2014
A leading member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists spoke to Judith Orr about the impact of the counter revolution—and the prospects for new struggles
19 August 2014
A year has passed since the army massacred protesters in Cairo's Rabaa al Adawiya Square
22 July 2014
Leading member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, Sameh Naguib, analyses the scale of the revolution’s retreat and the balance of power with its enemies
15 July 2014
Many consider the second Palestinian Intifada in 2000 to be the beginning of the road to the Egyptian revolution, writes Wassim Wagdy
15 April 2014
A student was killed on Cairo university’s campus last Monday as state forces attacked pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters.
28 January 2014
Events in the Middle East and North Africa have posed the question of what revolutions achieve. Media commentators are keen to point out that the prospect of a new military president means Egypt is reverting to “business as usual”.
14 January 2014
Judith Orr looks at Jehane Noujaim’s inspiring new documentary The Square about the individuals caught up in Egypt’s turbulent revolution
10 December 2013
Over 300 iron and steel workers demonstrated in central Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, on Monday of this week.
06 December 2013
Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist and labour lawyer Haitham Mohamedain is a leading activist in the struggles against the military’s new “protest law”. He writes from Cairo on why this resistance shows that the revolution continues
03 December 2013
Hundreds of steel workers in Helwan were continuing their sit-in to demand payment of bonuses and government investment on Monday of this week.
29 November 2013
Gigi Ibrahim reports from Cairo on the demonstrations which have erupted this week in response to a new anti-protest law.
Police have killed a young student and arrested and assaulted many protesters
26 November 2013
As protests return to Cairo’s streets, Judith Orr spoke to Egyptian socialists and activists about the unfolding revolution there and the fight to stop army repression
01 October 2013
Revolutionaries in Egypt have set up a new organisation in response to the imposition of a government controlled by the military.
05 September 2013
Haitham Mohamedain, one of Egypt's leading labour lawyers and an activist with the Revolutionary Socialists, has been arrested today, Thursday.
03 September 2013
Much of the media has written off the struggles that began the Arab Spring as either defeated or dangerous, but the revolutions aren’t over, writes Judith Orr
20 August 2013
Attacks on Christian churches in Egypt since the military came to power are not only the responsibility of Muslim Brotherhood supporters
20 August 2013
A Cairo court announced it may be ready to release the ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak from prison this week.