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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…

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Event: Oxford launch for ‘Bread, Freedom, Social Justice’

Join us in Oxford for the launch of Bread, Freedom, Social Justice – Workers and the Egyptian Revolution by Anne Alexander and Mostafa Bassiouny. We’ll be running a stall with information about our latest campaigns and how you can get involved in solidarity actions against the repression. Wednesday 5th November, 6.30pm Old Refectory, Wadham College,…

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Tear gas and mass arrests greet returning students in Egypt

Video: Security forces attack students at the Faculty of Engineering in Alexandria (published 14 October 2014) Egyptian and international human rights organisations condemned a violent crackdown by the authorities on Egyptian campuses this week. According to the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE), nearly 130 students have been arrested in recent days, in…