Egypt: MENA journalists’ pay campaign continues

Guest blog by David Paenson in Cairo 21 September Thursday night: Visited the Middle East News Agency again tonight, to see how their strike was getting on, and spent the evening with journalists Sherif and then with Walid. First Sherif would like to say how thankful they are for the messages of solidarity from British…

Egypt: Support growing for 11 February strike call

Calls for civil disobedience and a general strike on 11 February are gaining momentum across Egypt in the wake of the massacre of football supporters in Port Said. The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions and the Egyptian Democratic Labour Congress, which between them claim a membership of around 2 million workers in affiliated unions…

Egypt: Maspero sit-in supports media workers’ struggle

Scenes from the sit-in outside the Egyptian State TV building at Maspero, on the Nile close to Tahrir Square, 27 January 2012. Translation below. Send a message of solidarity to the protesters at Maspero, and the media workers fighting to complete the revolution inside the media – email menasolidarity@gmail.com or leave a comment below this…