Mahalla Textile Workers Continue Sit-in

Workers in Egypt's largest public textile factory strike again over delay in bonus payment. Thousands of workers at the Egyptian public sector Weaving and Textile Company in Mahalla industrial city maintained their strike, not responding to official declarations, saying their demand will be fulfilled. The workers started a sit-in on...

All our support to the Egyptian Revolution

Starting on January 25th, Egypt has been taken by giant demonstrations against a 30 years long dictatorship. Protests started after another dictatorship ended in Tunisia, and are happening also in Algeria, Jordan and Yemen. Two-thirds of 80 million Egyptians are under 30 years old, and this enormous youth...

CSP-Conlutas Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Political Prisoners, HK and Honduras

CSP-Conlutas national coordination met on July 5-7, 2019 in Sao Paulo. The struggle against the Social Security Reform, which is meant to smash pension rights of the working class, was the top priority. Another decision was to postpone their four-day national congress which is expected to happen between October 1st and...

Revolutions are shaking the Arab world

The revolutions against dictatorships spread throughout the Maghreb and threaten to disrupt in Iran and Iraq. Leaders fell back on habitual, ineffective formulas trying all kinds of measures, from economic concessions to the most brutal repression without being able to prevent the protests from spreading throughout the Arab world,...

Sign the petition to defend democratic rights in Egypt

The IWL-FI supports the petition below to demand democratic rights for the Egyptian people. Access the campaign's website to sign too. To: President Adly Mansour        Prime Minister Hazem el Beblawi   We, the undersigned, condemn the Egyptian government’s arrest, detention and torture of activists exercising their right to...

First letter from Egypt: blockade on the road

I arrived last Wednesday night at the Cairo airport, and there was a big feeling of desolation. Even with no disorder or desperation, many people were there resolute to leave the country. Stores were all closed, some embassies worked with helping points for their citizens, people passed through...

Solidarity With Protestors in Egypt

Activists held a protest in solidarity with Egyptian people in Belo Horizonte city, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, on September 27, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Egyptian people took the streets to protest the corrupt and authoritarian regime. While the regime build palaces and villas, the people do not have jobs, proper housing,...

Women in European and Arab revolutions

The global crisis divides the lanes: on one side those who use brutal adjustments to save the capitalist system, banks, insurance companies and corporations; on the other side those who rebel against it. Workers in Europe rise in face of the social and cultural earthquake in their lives. Many families...

On the sentencing to death of the Muslim Brotherhood supporters

An Egyptian court in the central city of Minya sentenced to death 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), accused of "acts of violence", related to the death of a policeman and other violence that took place across the country since July. The mass "trial" that preceded the sentence...

The Arab Revolution in danger

Mubarak's dictatorship and the U.S. government want to stop the revolution in Egypt A powerful mobilization shakes Egypt. The economy is paralyzed. The Army, which is essential to support Mubarak’s regime, has no political conditions to suppress all the protesters. However, negotiations between the Mubarak’s regime and the...

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