Education unions condemn arrest of Sudanese teachers’ leader

The arrest and disappearance of Yassin Hassan Abdelkarim, president of the Sudanese Teachers’ Committee on 28 June has drawn strong condemnation from the University and College Union (UCU) and International Solidarity Officers in the NEU teachers’ union. Paul Cottrell, acting General Secretary of UCU wrote to the Sudanese ambassador calling for Yassin’s immediate release after…

Out now: Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 11

Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 11 available from July 2019 Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to order from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [Middle_East_Solidarity11_FINAL_WEB] Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available). Throughout 4-7 July, the magazine…

Photo-story: International protests condemn massacres in Sudan

Demonstrators gathered in cities around the world over the past week to call for justice for Sudanese activists killed, raped and injured in a merciless crackdown by militias and troops affiliated with the Transitional Military Council. According to a report by the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors, the number of documented killing stood at over…