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How to beat the regime in Egypt

02 December 2014
A leading member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists spoke to Judith Orr about the impact of the counter revolution—and the prospects for new struggles

London protest shows solidarity with political prisoners in Egypt

25 November 2014
Around 40 people joined a lively protest in central London organised by the Egypt Solidarity Initiative last Saturday.

'Prison made me more determined to resist’--Egyptian revolutionary

04 November 2014
Mahienour el-Massry spoke to Socialist Worker about her time in jail and the Egyptian military’s ongoing clampdown

International round-up

23 September 2014
Greek workers strike; Egyptian socialist Mahienour el-Massry released;Spanish Tories drop plans to overturn abortion rights

Egyptian activists released on bail

16 September 2014
leading egyptian political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and his co-defendents Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, known as Noubi, and Wael Metwally were released on bail, following a court ruling on Monday of this week.

How Egypt’s state plotted its bloody revenge

19 August 2014
A year has passed since the army massacred protesters in Cairo's Rabaa al Adawiya Square

Hatreds spawned by the West - the myth of the intolerant Middle East

12 August 2014
Violence in the Middle East is often blamed on age old religious hatred. But the region's history is of coexistence—until imperialist superpowers tore it apart, argues Ken Olende

Human Right Watch report slams Egypt’s regime

12 August 2014
A Human Rights Watch report published this week states that the Egyptian military deliberately planned the deadly assault on unarmed protesters in August 2013. 

How can Palestine rise from the ashes?

05 August 2014
Egyptian revolutionary socialist Hossam el-Hamalawy looks at protests for Palestine in the broader Middle East, while Palestinian activists argue for a real solution there

The great betrayal of Palestine by the Arab ruling classes

29 July 2014
Arab leaders condemn Israel. But their ties to Western imperialism mean they aren’t real allies in the fight for Palestinian liberation, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Egyptian revolutionaries take aid convoy to border with Gaza

22 July 2014
Over 500 of us in 11 coaches set off in a “People’s Convoy” from Cairo early last Saturday morning to take medical supplies into Gaza and show solidarity.

Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist Mahienour el-Massry has jail sentence reduced

22 July 2014
Revolutionary Socialist and lawyer Mahienour el-Massry had her two-year sentence for defying the anti protest law reduced after an appeal last Sunday. She was charged after demonstrating outside the court hearing of the police officers charged with murdering political blogger Khaled Said in 2010.

News in-brief

22 July 2014
Bin workers set for walkout, protest for locked out staff, therapists hail win over harassment, join the vigil for Mark Duggan, activists discuss Egypt repression, Kent music festival stands up to racists

Lessons to learn in Egypt

22 July 2014
Leading member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, Sameh Naguib, analyses the scale of the revolution’s retreat and the balance of power with its enemies

Palestinian liberation is ingrained into the Egyptian revolution

15 July 2014
Many consider the second Palestinian Intifada in 2000 to be the beginning of the road to the Egyptian revolution, writes Wassim Wagdy

Protests in Egypt over cuts to fuel subsidies

08 July 2014
The Egyptian government removed fuel subsidies and put tax up on cigarettes, wine and beer last weekend.

Revolutionary socialists across Middle East denounce sectarianism

01 July 2014
Revolutionary socialist organisations in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia, Syria and Morocco have issued a joint statement condemning the sectarianism ripping Iraq apart.

Activists' anger and defiance at state repression in Egypt

01 July 2014
The 23 defendants on trial in Cairo for marching against the protest law were defiant at their court hearings last weekend.

Egypt regime gets US seal of approval

24 June 2014
US secretary of state John Kerry met Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Sunday of last week to promise the unblocking of US military aid. 

Exposed - the limits of US power

24 June 2014
The crisis in Iraq shows the weakness of the US — and that means movements from below can strike blows against the whole system, Alex Callinicos tells Socialist Worker

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