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Conference: The Arab Uprisings Four Years On

A conference organised by MENA Solidarity, Egypt Solidarity Initiative and BahrainWatch 6-9pm Friday 13 February – 10-5pm Saturday 14 February School of African & Oriental Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG £5 student or unwaged / £10 waged Sign up online here Download a pdf version of this page arab_revs_conf_leaflet1 Four years after…

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Journalists take a stand for colleagues in Egypt

Over 600 Egyptian journalists have signed a statement condemning a declaration of support for the government by their editors and the head of the Egyptian journalists’ union. Leading international journalists, including Channel 4’s Jon Snow, the Guardian’s correspondent in Cairo, Patrick Kingsley and Professor of Journalism at City University, Roy Greenslade have launched an open…

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Oxford students join hunger strike in solidarity with Egyptian prisoners

By Amelia Cooper, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s administration is responsible for an unprecedented assault on the enjoyment of basic human rights by Egyptian citizens, as arbitrary laws violating the fundamental principles of human rights and civil liberties are developed and enforced in the name of national security. Highly publicized cases such as the farcical Al…