Event: MENA Solidarity Activists’ Workshop 29 June

MENA Solidarity Network – Activists’ Workshop 1 – 3.30pm – 29 June 2013 Bloomsbury Suite, University of London Union, Malet Street, WC1E 7HY Two years after the ‘Arab Spring’ began, the explosive combination of neo-liberalism and political repression continues to spark massive popular protests. MENA Solidarity’s Activists’ Workshop will be an opportunity to hear first-hand…

UK: Egyptian trade unionist Hind Abd-al-Gawad speaks at Unite the Resistance conference

هند عبد الجواد نقابية مصرية و ناشطة من مراكز المعلومات. هي تتحدث هنا عن النضال ضد التقشف في مؤتمر نقابي في لندن يوم 17 نوفمبر Read more about the campaign for trade union rights in Egypt here A statement in solidarity with Gaza signed by hundreds of trade unionists was also launched at the Unite…

Event: Teachers and the Arab Spring – 12 November

Teachers and the Arab Spring Eyewitness reports from Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrain Monday 12 November, 7.30pm Committee Room 8, House of Commons, SW1A 2TT Speakers: Mohamed Sghaier Saihi: UGTT union federation, teachers’ spokesman in the Kasserine region Mary Compton: NUT activist and editor of Teachersolidarity website, recently returned from a delegation to Egypt Ali Alaswad:…

Event: RMT hosts meeting on ‘Palestine’s fight for freedom’ 24 Oct

London Transport Region of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) has called a meeting to discuss how trade unionists in Britain and round the world can support the Palestinian fight for freedom. In commemoration of International Workers’ Day, the Palestinian trade union movement formed the: Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS).…

Protest: No to Bahrain ‘business as usual’ in Manchester – 13 October

Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa al-Khalifa, member of Bahrain’s ruling family wants to do business in Manchester this Thursday and we say “No”. Join the demonstration, 9.00am, Thursday 13 October, Bridgewater Hall, opposite Midland Hotel and tell the Bahrain business delegation at the “Doing Business in Bahrain” seminar and their partners, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, to stop their regime’s bloody…