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Brief aus Gefängnis: „Generäle haben Ägypten dem Ausverkauf preisgegeben“

Der Arbeitsrechtler und Aktivist der Revolutionären Sozialisten in Ägypten (RS), Haitham Mohamedain, wurde am 22. April vom Militärregime wegen seiner Beteiligung an den Protesten gegen den Ausverkauf der Inseln Tiran und Sanafir an Saudi-Arabien verhaftet. Aus dem Gefängnis hat er einen Brief an seine Unterstützer_innen verfasst. An die Menschen in Ägypten, an die Jänner-Revolutionäre, an […]


Haitham Mohamedain writes from prison: “the generals have put Egypt up for sale”

Letter from Haitham Mohamedain, 29 July 2016 To the Egyptian people, to the January revolutionaries, to the dear comrades. Our struggle against the sale of the Tiran and Sanafir islands to the Saudi Kingdom is inseparable from the goals of the January revolution. When we chanted “he who sells Sanafir and Tiran, will tomorrow sell […]


The Sisi coup enters its fourth year

Sameh Naguib This week marks the beginning of the fourth year of the 3 July coup. The events of the last three years have shown, beyond any doubt, that this bloody coup had been planned and prepared by the army’s leadership and big businessmen months before it unfolded, and that the political and popular mobilisation […]


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 […]


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 […]


Dr Taher Mokhtar’s detention renewed for 15 days

News article from 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 […]


Dr Taher Mokhtar arrested

News article from 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 […]


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, […]


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 […]