Solidarity with Sudanese teachers at NEU Conference 2022

By Miriam Scharf (NEU and MENA Solidarity) On 10th and 11th April Rania Mohamed and Sanaa Alsabag were guests of the National Education Union at the 2022 NEU Conference in Bournemouth. Hundreds of delegates received our newsletter reporting on the teachers strike in Sudan. Over 40 delegates signed up to be contacts to build support…

Conference report: Where is the Sudanese revolution going today?

In the first of three reports on the NW England Sudan Solidarity Conference sessions we will hear from Osman Sir Elkhatim, representative of the Coordination of the Khartoum State Resistance Committees about how these grassroots revolutionary organisations are developing proposals for an alternative to the current military regime while they continue to mobilise protests and…

NW England conference: Solidarity with the Sudanese Revolution

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solidarity-with-the-sudanese-revolution-nw-conference-tickets-292113327827 This conference will provide a space for trade unionists from around the NW to hear directly from Sudanese activists about the ongoing struggle for democracy and the resistance to the military coup of 25 October 2021. Since the generals seized power, ordinary people have taken to the streets on a…

Urgent action: Sudanese Teachers Committee begins national strike

By Miriam Scharf In Sudan there is an ongoing revolution, a massive network of democratically elected resistance committees and now, this week, a nation wide teachers  strike.  The economic situation is dire, becoming worse day-by-day. No teacher in Sudan can live on the present salary. Families survive on remittances from abroad. >> Read more on…

Solidarity with Algerian socialists ordered to shut down by the state

Algerian socialist organisation, the Parti Socialiste des Travailleurs (Socialist Workers Party) has been banned by the Algerian government in the latest round of a crackdown which is targeting a wide range of activists involved in struggles for political change and social justice. Three years after the eruption of the Hirak, a mass popular movement which…

Palestinian lecturer Shahd Abusalama’s teaching reinstated after student and union campaign

A campaign mobilising support from academics, students, trade unionists and Palestine solidarity activists has pushed back against the victimisation of Palestinian academic Shahd Abusalama, a PhD student and lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Student activists, Palestine solidarity organisations, trade unionists and academics wrote letters of protest to SHU management and campaigned on social media…