مصر: رسالة تضامن من بريطانيا مع شهداء ماسبيرو

Letter of solidarity from British trade unionists and activists following the attack on protesters in Cairo, 9 October. English here لا للقمع العسكري في مصر روعنا مقتل أكثر من 20 شخصًا خلال هجمات على مظاهرة سلمية بالقاهرة يوم الأحد 9 أكتوبر، كان يشارك فيها آلاف المسحيين والمسلمين أمام مقر التليفزيون بماسبيرو، مطالبين بوقف العنف والتحريض…

Egypt: Independent union federation stands with victimised activists

Egyptian Independent Union Federation 12 August 2011 Solidarity Statement The Egyptian Independent Union Federation declares its solidarity with workers who are facing dismissal and victimisation as a result of their efforts to found independent unions in their workplaces. The Federation will do everything in its power to defend the rights of workers in the petroleum…

Egypt: Independent union federation supports teachers’ demands

Egyptian Independent Union Federation 12 August 2011 The Egyptian Independent Union Federation declares its complete support for the legitimate demands of Egyptian teachers, as expressed by the campaign led by the Independent Teachers’Unionover the following issues: The resignation of the Minister of Education, a member of the Political Secretariat of the dissolved ruling party The…

Egypt: New unions’ declaration of independence

Egyptian Independent Union Federation 28 June 2011 Statement In light of the growing controversy about the independent trade unions and malicious accusations and allegations aimed at undermining the Egyptian workers’ movement and the trade unions which it created, we, the representatives of the independent unions, are signing this statement of the fundamental principles on which…

Statement on the right to strike and protest

The Egyptian people showed immense courage in overthrowing the dictator Mubarak. They braved armoured cars and bullets in order to win freedom and social justice. We call on Egypt’s current military and civilian rulers to respect the Egyptian people’s democratic rights, including the right to protest and strike. We call on the Egyptian cabinet to…