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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.

International round-up

14 July 2015
Palestinian hunger striker released; protest el-Sisi's visit; Ryanair strike in Denmark; Hungary's anti-migrant fence

International round-up

07 July 2015
Yemen bombing | Crackdown in Egypt | Victory for German strike | Migrant deaths in Calais

Call for protests as Egypt's regime jails socialists

02 June 2015
Activists have been imprisoned as part of an Egyptian government crackdown, reports Judith Orr

Back the Egypt Solidarity campaign against regime’s crackdown

26 May 2015
As Egypt’s military regime condemns more than 100 political opponents to death and it ramps up repression, we need an international response, reports Judith Orr

International news in brief

19 May 2015
Cops cleared of deaths in France | Egypt to execute former president | Turkish walkout stops car plants

Egyptian state puts leading Revolutionary Socialist Mahienour el-Massry back in prison

12 May 2015
A court in Alexandria, Egypt, has sent leading Revolutionary Socialist and human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry back to prison following an appeal hearing on Monday.

Has Syriza reached its moment of truth?

05 May 2015
Many commentators argue that the Greek left government headed by Syriza is heading towards the moment of truth in its confrontation with the European Union.

Middle Eastern states manoevure in regional power play

07 April 2015
The danger for Western imperialism is that the mess—and with it the Middle East—escapes anyone’s control, writes Alex Callinicos

International round-up

24 February 2015
Israeli army opens floodgates | Activists jailed by Egyptian court | Thousands join US oil strike

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