Egypt: Support growing for 11 February strike call

Calls for civil disobedience and a general strike on 11 February are gaining momentum across Egypt in the wake of the massacre of football supporters in Port Said. The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions and the Egyptian Democratic Labour Congress, which between them claim a membership of around 2 million workers in affiliated unions…

مصر: الاطباء البريطانيين يدين قتل علاء عبد الهادي ويرسل التضامن إلى الثوار

English here إننا ندين هجمات الجيش المصري على المعتصمين أمام مجلس الوزراء وفي ميدان التحرير بعد 16 ديسمبر التي سببت الإصابة والموت على نطاق واسع. كالأطباء وطلاب الطب نعرب عن تضامننا مع الأطباء وطلاب الطب والعاملين في قطاع الصحة في مصر ونرسل تعازينا لعائلة وزملاء الطالب الطبي علاء عبد الهادي من جامعة عين شمس, الذي…

Egypt: UK doctors condemn army murder of Alaa Abdel Hadi

التجرمة العربية هنا Updated with final signatures 7 January We condemn the attacks, resulting in widespread injury and death, by the Egyptian military on protesters at the Cabinet Offices and Tahrir Square from 16th December 2011. As doctors and medical students, we  express solidarity with Egyptian medical students, doctors and health workers, and give our…

Bahrain: Global campaign against crackdown on medics

Global medical professionals demand immediate dropping of all charges against Bahraini medics Twenty medical professionals in Bahrain have been given prison sentences of five to fifteen years in jail by military court, for helping those wounded by the regime. According to Physicians for Human Rights, there is “hard evidence of systematic and co-ordinated attacks against…