Take action in solidarity with Mahienour and jailed activists

Revolutionary Socialist activist Mahienour el-Masry and 8 other activists saw their sentences upheld by a court in Alexandria on 20 May. They were sentenced to serve 2 years in jail for breaking Egypt’s repressive anti-protest laws last year. Read more on the background to the case here. Take action now: Write to the Egyptian authorities…

Take action now against mass death sentences in Egypt

[Following the further mass death sentences handed down against another 683 defendants on 28 April and the commutation of 492 of the original death sentences to 25 -year jail terms, we will be handing in collected signatures to the Egyptian Embassy on 5 June, in advance of the first round of appeals. The text of…

Founding statement

‘Where is democracy?’ Egyptians have struggled courageously for their freedoms – now they ask if gains of the 2011 revolution are to be dismissed with a new wave of repression. Egypt Solidarity calls urgently for support of those under assault from a regime hostile to human rights and social justice. Army leader Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has…

Add your name

Egypt Solidarity is an international initiative which endorses freedoms secured since the 25 January Revolution of 2011. We call on all those who agree with our principles and demands to work with us in building global solidarity for Egyptians under threat from the military regime. Read our founding statement and signatories in full online here.…

Spread the word

Numbers matter … Help spread the word about the campaign by posting the links on your Facebook page, or Twitter, by emailing workmates and friends. But they aren’t everything … Clicking and sharing on their own won’t build the kind of movement we need. Use social media to visualise and share collective action – take…

Take action

What you can do: Pass a resolution in your union branch, community group or political campaign. Adapt the decision points to your local circumstances. Don’t forget to let us know what you’ve done so that we can tell other people and encourage them to do likewise. [Model union motion] [Model motion for universities] Contact us…