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

Trade union leaders call on Egypts military regime to release Hisham Fouad and Haitham Mohamedain 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

Solidarity needed after arrest of Egyptian socialist Hisham Fouad 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

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

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

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—a dictator for the west

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—a dictator for the west 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.

Mahienour el-Massry jailed for two years as Egyptian state extends state of emergency

03 January 2018
Campaigning lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and leading trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been jailed for two years by an Egyptian court.

Mass slaughter at Egyptian mosque follows repression by dictator el-Sisi

27 November 2017
Egypt’s dictator General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi promised to respond with “brute force” after an appalling terror attack on a mosque

International round up - Egyptian activists returned to jail

21 November 2017
Egyptian human rights lawyer and socialist Mahienour el-Massry has been jailed again alongside co-defendant Moatasem Medhat.

Trump’s threats over Iran deal can plunge him into new crisis

10 October 2017
Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran

Solidarity with victimised Mahalla strikers

19 September 2017
Eight workers have been targeted after the recent sit-in and strike

Strike gives hope in Egypt’s textile mills

29 August 2017
The Mahalla textile strike shows the potential for Egyptian workers to fight in the face of repression, writes Tom Kay

Mahalla textile workers in Egypt hold huge sit-in over austerity

15 August 2017
The textile factories of Mahalla are once more a frontline of resistance, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Protests erupt after IDF murders Palestinians

22 July 2017
At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday, as protests against the Israeli occupation erupted across East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

International round up: Egypt to put Israel’s man in Gaza?

11 July 2017
Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi last Sunday.

Reviews—Sleaford Mods film will do well ahead of the elections

25 April 2017
This portrait of the musical act Sleaford Mods goes on national cinema release this week.

Protests in Egypt after regime 'steals daily bread' from the poor

07 March 2017
Demonstrations swept across several Egyptian cities after the government’s Supply Ministry slashed the amount of subsidised bread available to the poor.

Poking fun at Egypt's rulers and refusing to be silenced

10 February 2017
Anne Alexander looks at Tickling Giants, a documentary film about Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef who refused to be a mouthpiece for the counter-revolution, just one of many award-winning films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London next month

Egyptian textile workers' strike shows growing anger at regime's austerity

08 February 2017
Around 3,000 textile workers in Mahalla, northern Egypt, walked on Tuesday out in a sign of growing discontent at spiralling living costs. 

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