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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

Could the Arab Spring rise again?

24 February 2015
Socialists Joseph Daher from Syria and Sameh Naguib from Egypt spoke at a recent conference about the situation four years on from the Arab Spring, writes Nick Clark

International round-up

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

Social and economic contradictions mean the Arab revolutions will erupt once again

17 February 2015
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand? 

Egyptian police attack football fans

10 February 2015
At least 30 Egyptians died on Sunday after police attacked Zamalek football fans at the Air Force stadium in New Cairo.

News round-up

03 February 2015
cops face new abuse complaints | protest stops deportation | Egypt upholds death sentences

Brutal crackdown on anniversary of Egypt’s revolution as state forces kill socialist

27 January 2015
Government forces opened fire on people commemorating the 2011 revolution, writes Charlie Kimber

Workers defy Egyptian regime in Mahalla strike

20 January 2015
The repressive Egyptian regime continues its attacks on activists as the fourth anniversary of the start of the 2011 revolution approaches this weekend.

Statement from the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists on the confiscation of members' assets

07 January 2015
Down with the corrupt judges … Down with military rule

Egypt regimes launches new attack on left

06 January 2015
The Egyptian state has launched new attacks in the approach to the Egyptian Revolution’s fourth anniversary on 25 January.

London protest for jailed Al Jazeera journalists

06 January 2015
Around 100 journalists and human rights campaigners protested outside the Egyptian Embassy in central London on Monday of last week.

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

Protests return to Cairo streets

02 December 2014
Up to 3,000 people protested the outskirts of Cairo’s Tahrir Square last Sunday after a court dismissed charges of murdering protesters against toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak.

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

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