Student walkouts hit Aden University

By Mirfat Sulaiman Students from the Faculty of Education at Aden University in Yemen walked out of classes during protests on 15 January. Lecturers and students jointly rejected the sacking of the new principal, Dr Mohammed Al-Fakeerh. The students said the real reason for the government’s decision is that Dr Al-Fakeerh rejected its chaotic sale…

Issue 3 of Middle East Solidarity magazine available to order now

Issue 3 available from April 2016 On the cover: Syria: imperialist powers from west and east plan a carve-up Ceasefire talks involving opposition and regime forces in Syria will be driven by imperialist competition to dominate the country from without, not by the needs of its people, warns Ghayath Naisse. First person: Britain teaches our…

Hundreds rally in protest at Sisi visit

Originally posted on Egypt Solidarity:
Hundreds joined lively protests last week against the visit of Egyptian president Abdelfattah al-Sisi to the UK. Cameron’s red carpet welcome for Egypt’s military dictator sparked two days of demonstrations on 4 and 5 November, uniting trade unionists, arms trade campaigners, students and Egyptian activists in opposition to the visit.…