Egypt

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...

Third Letter from Egypt: “They won’t leave”

“There’s chaos in the Government, not in Tahrir Square” Two kinds of reinforcement arrived at Tahrir Square on Saturday 05, while the police compelled people to a feeling of normality in the streets, removing barricades and restoring normal traffic. The first one was a group from Suez of around...

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...

Solidarity Campaign With The Egyptian Revolution

For The Right To Freedom Of Speech, Assembly, Religion And Association Despite the strong revolution still moving on in Egypt, the military administration (SCAF) is curbing democratic rights like the freedom of speech, assembly, religion and association. On top of that hundreds have been killed, thousands are in jail...

Muslim Brotherhood Clashes With Protesters’ March

In January 31st, thousands of demonstrators demanding an end to military rule were blocked by members of the Muslim Brotherhood from reaching parliament. The march named "Determination Tuesday" was called by 56 different organizations to demand immediate transfer of power from the military to the parliament and punishment for...

A chant echoes in Tahrir: “Neither the military nor Muslim Brotherhood”

The 19th of November 2011 has been consolidated as a memorable date for the Egyptian revolution.  That day  the first broad clash between the impoverished youth who had overthrown Mubarak’s government and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) took place. The military junta led by Marshal Tantawi...

Victory in Egypt!

U.S. Hands off the Ongoing Egyptian Revolution! End US Military Aid to Egypt and Israel! A Statement by the United National Antiwar Committee On Friday, February 11th, the heroic Egyptian people won a historic victory with the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.  Now they are proceeding to secure this victory by moving...

Military courts contempt for justice with trials of students and shipyard workers

There are students and shipyard workers, who protested against attacks on their pay and bad work conditions, that were forcibly “disappeared”, tortured into false confessions and have been faced trial and conviction by Egypt’s military courts. According to Egyptian campaign No Military Trials for Civilians, defendants in case 174/2015, heard...

Strikes add to the demonstrations in Egypt

Political and economic claims are combined in strikes against the Egyptian dictatorship The democratic revolution in course in Egypt won a new ally in the last days, in addition to the demonstrations in Tahrir Square, which carried hundreds of thousands of Egyptians to the streets on the 9th. The...

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,...

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