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
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.
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
26 December 2020
Hisham Fouad has been detained for 18 months and is being denied medical treatment
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
24 November 2020
Activists are calling for the release of human rights campaigners imprisoned by Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
29 September 2020
Students organised strikes and protests on a global day of action for the climate last week.
01 October 2019
Mahienour el-Massry was arrested in the the clampdown (Pic: Egypt Solidarity Initiative)
22 September 2019
Egyptians took to the streets on Friday and Saturday in courageous demonstrations against the regime of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
23 July 2019
Add your support for a campaign in solidarity with journalist Hisham Fouad and lawyer Haitham Mohamedain
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
18 June 2019
The death of former president Mohammed Morsi on Monday shone a light on the brutal reality of the Egyptian counter-revolution.
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
19 May 2018
Solidarity is urgently needed
03 April 2018
With Sisi in charge Egypt once more has a dictator that the West and Israel can do business with.
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.
03 January 2018
Campaigning lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and leading trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been jailed for two years by an Egyptian court.
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
21 November 2017
Egyptian human rights lawyer and socialist Mahienour el-Massry has been jailed again alongside co-defendant Moatasem Medhat.
10 October 2017
Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran