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Take action in solidarity with Alexandria Shipyard workers before the verdict in their military trial

Solidarity with Alexandria Shipyard workers

On September 18, twenty-six workers from Alexandria Shipyard will find out the verdict in their military trial. Around half of them have been detained in appalling conditions in Alexandria’s overcrowded and filthy police station cells since May, when they were arrested for daring to demand their rights to health and safety at work, permanent contracts for temporary workers, and the payment of overdue bonuses

Egyptian trade union activists are appealing for international solidarity with the shipyard workers before the verdict in their case is announced. Please help spread the word and take action in the week before September 18 following the simple steps below:Read more

Protesting U.S.-backed repression in Egypt

International solidarity activists are raising their voices against the escalating crackdown against dissent in Egypt. In this statement published at , a group of U.S. educators protest the latest raids and detentions, which are being carried out by a government that the U.S. considers an "ally" and "partner" in the Middle East.

EGYPTIAN SECURITY forces are carrying out widespread raids and repression in response to growing social and political...Read more