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Timetable now online for Arab Revolutions conference

The provisional programme for our conference, ‘The Arab Uprisings Four Years On – Revolution, Repression and Resistance’ is now available online. Read more about the event, download a copy of the timetable, and book online here. Speakers confirmed for the event include: Owen Jones | Sarah Waldron | Ali Abdulemam | Maryam al-Khawaja | Gilbert Achcar…

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From 1000 hours to 18 days

In September 2014 we launched a campaign to highlight the courage of hundreds of Egyptian political prisoners on hunger strike in protest at abuse and injustice. 1000 hours of hunger asked activists outside Egypt to take part in a symbolic series of 24 hour solidarity hunger strikes. Over the following two months 44 people in…

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Trade unionists, journalists and academics condemn confiscation of Egyptian activists’ assets

Film-maker Ken Loach, Irish civil rights activist and journalist Eamonn McCann, the Communication Workers’ Union general secretary Billy Hayes and leading academics from Oxford, Cambridge, London and other UK universities yesterday signed a statement condemning the latest moves by Egypt’s military regime to clamp down on opposition activists. Published in The Guardian’s print edition this…