Middle East Solidarity magazine – issue 10 out now

Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 10

Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to order from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [MENA Solidarity issue 10_FINAL_WEB] Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available).

Cover story

Sudan rises
After thirty years of dictatorship and war, people across Sudan are on the streets demanding change.  Irang Bak analyses the roots of the current uprising.

‘We are no longer scared of death’
Fatima Joda reports from the frontline of protest in Khartoum

‘We want to see an African Spring’
Dr Sara Abdelgalil of the Sudan Doctors’ Union in the UK calls for solidarity

Feature

UKHE Plc: Universities scramble for Middle Eastern markets
Anne Alexander and Alice Finden explore how repressive regimes in the UAE and Egypt are set to benefit from universities’ overseas expansion while Ioana Cerasella Chis reports on how trade unions are challenging college managers’ drive to put profit before people.

First person

Four thousand years of Palestine
Historian Nur Masalha talks to Miriam Scharf about his new book

Analysis

‘This regime has a phobia of revolution’
Egyptian activist Taher Mokhtar analyses the military dictatorship’s strengths and weaknesses.

News reports

Yemeni workers strike back
YouTube hit triggers repression for Moroccan cultural association
The new battle for Afrin  

Campaign reports

Giulio Regeni and Egypt’s disappeared remembered
Activist reinstated by Dudley Council after false antisemitism claim
‘No war, no warming’: protest hits BP’s exhibition sponsorship

Campaign guide

How you can support the Sudanese revolution; Egyptian executions

Background briefing

Israeli election rivals stoke regional tensions

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