Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 10 – out now

Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 10 Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to order from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [MENA Solidarity issue 10_FINAL_WEB] Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available). Cover story Sudan rises After thirty…

Campaigning lawyer and activists targets of new crackdown in Egypt

Vaguely worded ‘counterterrorism’ laws are once again being used by the Egyptian authorities to clamp down criticism and silence campaigners and activists. Alexandria-based lawyer Mohamed Ramadan, who is well-known in the city for his work in defending trade unionists and political activists, was sentenced to ten years in jail this April for allegedly ‘insulting’ Egyptian…