Egypt’s authoritarian president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has attempted to strengthen his powers with a rigged referendum campaign lasting 72 hours! The tame Parliament approved his proposals – 485 MPs out of 596 voting for them […]
After telling civil servants that they would not be getting a pay rise, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked, “Do you want to build your country … or are you going to look for potatoes?”
Egypt’s presidential election on 26-28 March will be as farcical as the elections held during former president Hosni Mubarak’s regime. Just two candidates are standing; the current President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and the leader of […]
The horrific killing of 305 people at Friday prayers in the al-Rawdah mosque, Bir al-Abd on Friday 24th November is the worst single attack in Egypt’s Sinai region. 27 children were among those killed. Over […]
Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition.
Egyptian workers and middle classes have been hit hard by prices almost 30 percent higher in January than a year earlier. But after a period of few strikes and workers’ protests, and despite severe state repression, recent signs show this may be starting to change.
Rebuilding Workers’ and youth struggles […]
Workers’ struggles continue despite repression […]