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No to military trials for civilians… Down with the military regime

“They had the intention to commit terrorist crimes”. That is the accusation for which the punishment is execution. This sums up the story of eight young opponents of the military regime, who were sentenced to death yesterday in the so-called “Cairo cell” affair in the absence of any concrete evidence or proof, alongside twenty others […]

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Resistance to the regime of counter-revolution: opportunities and challenges

The events of the last six weeks show the complex and contradictory nature of the current period in the long confrontation with the regime of the counter-revolution. The class and political characters of the regime are made very clear whether through its economic policies, the regional role it plays and its dependence on imperialism and […]

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Dr Taher Mokhtar’s detention renewed for 15 days

News article from revsoc.me Abdin Court decided on Sunday 17 January to renew the detention of Dr Taher Mokhtar, member of the Rights and Freedoms Committee of the Egyptian Doctors’ Union, and Ahmed Mohamed Hassan and Hossam-al-Din Hamad for 15 days, in order to continue investigating them for possession of publications calling for the overthrow […]

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Dr Taher Mokhtar arrested

News article from revsoc.me Ministry of Interior forces stormed the house of Dr Taher Mokhtar, member of the Freedoms and Rights Committee of the Doctors’ Union at dawn on 14 January, arresting him along with his friend Ahmad Hassan and Hossam al-Din Hamady. They were then transferred to Abdin police station for interrogation. Dr Ahmed […]

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Their feast is in prisons

Written by: Ahmed Gamal Zyada, on July 16, 2015. Translated by: Christine Emad Between four walls they sit down, waiting and wishing to watch something different, or hear voices that remind them of the days that never spin away of their minds. But there’s nothing new except that there’s nothing new; same faces, same voices, […]

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On the counter-revolution and the Islamists … an invitation to open discussion

Letter by the Revolutionary Socialists The latest statement by the Revolutionary Socialists “On terrorism and closing the nation’s ranks” triggered angry reactions and has been rejected on a variety grounds. Some of these reactions have taken the form of insults, abuse and mockery not only of the content of the statement but of the Revolutionary […]

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Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists: On terrorism and closing the nation’s ranks

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists 19 July 2015 Perhaps the reactions to the latest wave of terrorist operations, and in particular those targeting army positions in Sinai, have confirmed the scale of crisis in the ranks of the Egyptian opposition. The regime’s response was clear and forthright: the wholesale adoption of exceptional laws in order […]

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The assassination of the Prosecutor General: statement by the Revolutionary Socialists

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists 30 June 2015 Usually the assassination of public figures unleashes a whirlwind of confusion as propaganda and counter-propaganda circulate, conspiracy theories flourish and violence is met with counter-violence. Naturally the assassination of the Prosecutor General, the day before the 30 June has created an unprecedented state of panic and hysteria. […]

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All the support to the sacked labor leaders of Mahalla Textile Factory

Reinstate El Fayoumy, Heidar and Gad Now We, the signatories below, announce our complete solidarity with the justified workers’ demands, especially in ending privatization and the return of the privatized factories to the public sector after winning a judiciary verdicts to do so. Also, we stand along with their right to demand the return of […]