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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’

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

Suez crisis driven by pursuit of profit 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?

Does the Egyptian revolutionary spark live on? After the defeat of a revolution, there are always three reactions.

The Egyptian Revolution—could things have been different?

The Egyptian Revolution—could things have been different? 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

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

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.

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

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