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Freedom for Egyptian revolutionaries but many more face state repression

16 August 2016
Egyptian revolutionary socialist activists Mahienour el-Massry and Yousef Shaaban have been freed from jail after serving 15-month sentences on trumped-up charges.

Jail sentences quashed for 47 activists in Egypt

25 May 2016
In clear evidence that organised resistance and solidarity have an effect, 47 of the 101 Egyptian activists recently sentenced to five years in jail have had their custodial sentences quashed.

Britain’s brutal Egyptian ally rounds up and jails socialists

21 May 2016
Under the dictatorship of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi socialists and the left are bearing the brunt of the crackdown on protest—mobilising international solidarity is crucial, writes Charlie Kimber

Protest against the mass jailings in Egypt

17 May 2016
Over 150 activists seized during the crackdown on the protest movement against Egypt’s sale of its Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia have been given long jail sentences and heavy fines.

Protests in Egypt met with brutal repression

26 April 2016
Demonstrations were pushed back on Monday but the regime is still in trouble

Growing protests defy Egyptian regime’s brutality

19 April 2016
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Egypt last week—and none of them were arrested.

Egypt's dictator is under pressure

30 March 2016
Egypt is changing and as occupations, protests and strikes grow so does confidence—the left must rise to the challenge says Revolutionary Socialist Sameh Naguib

Doctors in Egypt ready for strike against police brutality

23 February 2016
Doctors across Egypt held protests last Saturday against police brutality. Also: Chinese steel plant shut down, Morocco set for general strike

Mass doctors' protest defies the Egyptian regime

16 February 2016
Doctors in Egypt are threatening a national strike after two doctors in a Cairo hospital were beaten by police.

Killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni exposes Egypt's 'inhuman' regime

09 February 2016

Egyptian state cracks down on activists on fifth anniversary of revolution

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.

Security forces arrest Egyptian socialist

18 January 2016
A doctor and socialist activist in Egypt was arrested by Egyptian security forces last week.

Egyptian court refuses second appeal of three jailed Revolutionary Socialists

05 January 2016
Egypt’s military-backed president Abdel Fatah el Sisi is trying to build a facade of democracy around his dictatorship with the opening of parliament due on 10 January. But his repression of all opposition continues.

‘Hope has not died in Egypt’

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

Hundreds protest against Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's visit to Britain

05 November 2015
Hundreds protested outside Downing Street on Wednesday evening and again this morning, Thursday, against Egypt’s military-backed president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

General Sisi—Egypt's butcher president at large

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

Protest against Egypt’s butcher el-Sisi in November

27 October 2015
Protesters will demonstrate against Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi when he arrives on an official visit to Britain next week.

Greek movement resists Nazis' attempts at revival

29 September 2015
Thousands marched through Athens last Saturday to mark two years since Nazis murdered anti-racist rapper Pavlos Fyssas.

Al-Jazeera journalists face jail in Egypt

01 September 2015
A court in Egypt has sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to three-year jail terms after they were convicted of “spreading false news”.

Statement by the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists: on terrorism and closing the nation's ranks

30 July 2015
A new statement and discussion document by the Revolutionary Socialists (RS) in Egypt has broken into the Egyptian mainstream media. We republish the statement in full.

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