Lebanon: All-out public sector strike continues, teachers escalate action

By Bassem Chit, Beirut Monday 25 February 2013 The Lebanese Trade Union Coordination Committee (TUCC) is still continuing its open strike for the seventh day, Public sector employees, public schools teachers, and private school teachers have been on strike since last Tuesday 19/2/2013. Sit-ins and protests are being held on a daily basis infront of…

Bahrain: Nurses’ leader calls for international solidarity

From the Bahraini Australian Youth Movement Bahraini nurse calls on international support after police kill 16 yr old during crackdown on anniversary of democracy protests Hussain Al Jaziri, 16 years old, was killed by Bahraini security forces yesterday as the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters intensifies around the second anniversary of Bahrain’s ‘forgotten Arab Spring’.Rula al…

Egypt: West London health campaigners send solidarity

Saturday 6 October saw hundreds of people protesting against the closure of Accident and Emergency services in four West London hospitals. Marchers heard from MENA Solidarity activists about the Egyptian doctors’ strike and sent messages of solidarity to health workers and patients in Egypt who are fighting for a better health service for all. احتج المئات…