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“We are all Copts”: statement on the massacre in Minya

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists, 26 May 2017 The Revolutionary Socialists condemn the latest sectarian massacre in Minya in which 37 women and children were killed. We see new victims, whose only crime was that they belonged to the Christian religion; executioners with the most reactionary ideas, and security services whose only concern is the […]

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Terrorism and tyranny are complicit in the crimes against the Copts

Yet another bloody holiday for the Copts of Egypt. Once again churches are bombed and dozens of churchgoers are killed on a religious holiday. Once again the corpses of Copts lie with the debris of their icons and what is left of their churches. Once again, al-Sisi’s regime, its military rule and its police state […]

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Down with terrorism, down with sectarianism, down with tyranny!

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists The abhorrent crime that took the lives of 24 Copts, mostly women and children, shows the criminal and sectarian nature of the terrorist groups who have always targeted Copts and religious minorities. This attack also reveals the indifference of the authorities and their security forces towards the safety of the […]

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Resisting the policies of impoverishment and exploitation

The rule of counter-revolution moves with insistence towards crushing the lives of the poor and toilers in Egypt. Having already achieved record levels of poverty exceeding 27% of the population, unemployment at 13% and inflation above 14%, the regime has decided to float the Egyptian pound and increase fuel prices on black Thursday, thus multiplying […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]