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Video: Haitham Mohamedain addresses Unite the Resistance Conference

Egyptian revolutionary activist and labour lawyer Haitham Mohamedain addressed hundreds of trade unionists at the Unite the Resistance ‘Organising to Win’ conference on 19 October in specially recorded video. Haitham said: “Firstly I would like to thank the comrades in Egypt for the broad solidarity campaign with the Egyptian workers’ movement, as well as the…

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Event: MENA Solidarity Activists’ Workshop 29 June

MENA Solidarity Network – Activists’ Workshop 1 – 3.30pm – 29 June 2013 Bloomsbury Suite, University of London Union, Malet Street, WC1E 7HY Two years after the ‘Arab Spring’ began, the explosive combination of neo-liberalism and political repression continues to spark massive popular protests. MENA Solidarity’s Activists’ Workshop will be an opportunity to hear first-hand…

UK: Egyptian trade unionist Hind Abd-al-Gawad speaks at Unite the Resistance conference

هند عبد الجواد نقابية مصرية و ناشطة من مراكز المعلومات. هي تتحدث هنا عن النضال ضد التقشف في مؤتمر نقابي في لندن يوم 17 نوفمبر Read more about the campaign for trade union rights in Egypt here A statement in solidarity with Gaza signed by hundreds of trade unionists was also launched at the Unite…

Event: Teachers and the Arab Spring – 12 November

Teachers and the Arab Spring Eyewitness reports from Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrain Monday 12 November, 7.30pm Committee Room 8, House of Commons, SW1A 2TT Speakers: Mohamed Sghaier Saihi: UGTT union federation, teachers’ spokesman in the Kasserine region Mary Compton: NUT activist and editor of Teachersolidarity website, recently returned from a delegation to Egypt Ali Alaswad:…