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

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

The Egyptian Revolution—revolts can spread to win change 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

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

The Egyptian Revolution—how workers terrified bosses 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?

The Egyptian Revolution—what role did the army play? 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.

International round up: Students stage worldwide climate strikes

29 September 2020
Students organised strikes and protests on a global day of action for the climate last week.

Defiance in Egypt despite harsh state repression

01 October 2019
Mahienour el-Massry was arrested in the the clampdown (Pic: Egypt Solidarity Initiative)

Resistance in Egypt piles pressure on Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regime

22 September 2019
Egyptians took to the streets on Friday and Saturday in courageous demonstrations against the regime of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Trade union leaders call on Egypt's military regime to release Hisham Fouad and Haitham Mohamedain

23 July 2019
Add your support for a campaign in solidarity with journalist Hisham Fouad and lawyer Haitham Mohamedain

Solidarity needed after arrest of Egyptian socialist Hisham Fouad

25 June 2019
Hisham Fouad was a leading student activist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and went on to play a key role in the workers' movement

Mohammed Morsi’s death in Egypt shows the need for real revolutionary change

18 June 2019
The death of former president Mohammed Morsi on Monday shone a light on the brutal reality of the Egyptian counter-revolution.

Egyptian regime sentences protesters to death

18 September 2018
The British-backed Egyptian regime of dictator Mohammed Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has sentenced 75 survivors of its most horrific massacre to death

Egyptian activist Haitham Mohamedain seized by security forces

19 May 2018
Solidarity is urgently needed

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—a dictator for the west

03 April 2018
With Sisi in charge Egypt once more has a dictator that the West and Israel can do business with.

Mahienour el-Massry and Moatasem Medhat released from jail in Egypt

16 January 2018
Lawyer and revolutionary socialist Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been acquitted on appeal by a court in Alexandria, Egypt.

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