More events announced in the Truth for Giulio speaking tour

Following successful meetings in London, Cambridge, Manchester and Warwick, new events have been added to the list of dates for the speaking tour organised by UCU and Egypt Solidarity Initiative in collaboration with Amnesty’s Truth for Giulio campaign. Kingston event – Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared 29 March, 6pm, Kingston Students Union, Penrhyn…

Police storm Suez factory and arrest striking workers

Dozens of worker activists were reported to have been arrested after Egyptian security forces stormed the IFFCO oils and soap factory in Suez on 3 January to break up a strike over cuts to bonuses. The violent attack on the IFFCO workers is only the latest in a spate of arrests aimed at breaking workers’…