Out now: Middle East Solidarity Issue 16

Issue 16 – The art of resistance from the river to the sea

available from June 2021

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Cover story

Tears that taste of the sea
Algerian artist Rachid Koraïchi tells Almaas Yahye and Julie Henri about his project in Zarsis, Tunisia, a memorial garden commemorating the lives of people who drowned trying to cross the sea to Europe and how his work reflects the struggle against injustice.


Egypt’s revolutionary art, ten years on
Fareid Atta explores the multiple and contested legacies of revolutionary art in Egypt.

Showing some steel: workers battle for Helwan
Francesco De Lellis, Gianni Del Panta, and Mattia Giampaolo report on a heroic fight to save jobs at Helwan Iron and Steel Company in Egypt.

Rewriting history
A campaign by Zionist organisations pushed educational publisher Pearson to alter GCSE textbooks: Miriam Scharf investigates.


Vaccine Apartheid
Israel’s Covid-19 vaccination programme “success” hides a policy of systematic discrimination against Palestinians, Hugo Leal reports.

We’re not machines for birthing children’
Egyptian women challenge the sexist legal system

Striking for dignity
Algerian workers walk out to demand social justice amid ongoing repression

News reports

Palestine strike signals return of unified resistance
Shifts in the balance of regional power
‘Your protests are giving us hope’

Campaign reports

Campaign wins Italian citizenship for Patrick Zaki
Algerian activists appeal for solidarity
Palestine protests surge
Italian dockers block Israeli ship bound for Ashdod

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