Egypt: Independent unions call for immediate end to military rule

Leaflet by EFITU being distributed in Tahrir Square today, 2 December No to al-Ganzoury’s cabinet appointments … No to ‘yellow’ trade unions In the context of the Military Council’s continued counter-revolutionary campaign, and in particular its insistence that Al-Ganzoury must form a government, despite the demand by the revolutionaries of Tahrir Square for a national…

Egypt: Hundreds of thousands set to strike

Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions 5 September 2011 Over the coming few days hundreds of thousands of workers will exercise their right to strike and organise sit-ins, in defiance of all attempts to intimidate them and prevent them from exercising these rights, such as the law criminalising strikes and protests. The 22,000 textile workers…