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Mahienour El-Masry is Free

Less than 48 hours after she was released from jail, Revolutionary Socialist and human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Masry restarted her organizing work with the Freedom for the Brave Campaign choosing to focus on mobilizing to free all women political prisoners. On Sunday 21 September, an Alexandria judge suspended El-Masry’s 6-months sentence for breaking the Protest […]

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Updated: Comrade Mahienour joins hunger strike

Comrade Mahienour el-Masry, currently serving a jail sentence in Damanhour Women’s Prison for breaking the repressive anti-protest law, began a hunger strike yesterday, 24 August, in solidarity with Alaa Abdel-Fattah and all other political prisoners jailed by the regime. Alaa is among a number of political prisoners who have declared an open-ended hunger strike in […]

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Mahienour’s sentence reduced to 6 months while other case postponed

Mahienour El-Masry’s appeal against a 2-year jail sentence with a 50,000LE fine for protesting at Khalid Said’s murderers’ trial in late 2013 saw her prison term reduced to 6 months with a 50,000LE fine. The court decision on 20 July came after El-Masry has spent little over two months in prison. Mahienour’s comrades have been […]

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“Prison never changed an idea, revolution until victory” Mahienour defiant as appeal verdict delayed

Revolutionary socialist activist Mahienour El-Masry appeared in court to appeal a two year prison term on Saturday 28 June. The labor and human rights lawyer was sentenced along with seven others earlier this year for “breaking the protest law” by taking part in a demonstration at the trial of Khaled Said’s murderers in Alexandria last […]

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Mahienour el-Masry: Lasst uns dieses Klassensystem niederreißen!

Im Damanhour Frauengefängnis schrieb Mahienour el-Masry diesen Brief Ich habe nicht viel mitbekommen, was draußen passiert, seit ich hier einsitze und meine Haftstrafe bestätigt wurde. Wenn jemand aus unseren Reihen eingesperrt wird, kann ich mir aber gut vorstellen, dass die virtuelle Welt sehr schnell voll ist mit Slogans wie „Freiheit für Soundso“ oder „Die Mutigsten […]

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Police, thugs violently disperse #NoProtestLaw march

21 June 2014 was the global day of solidarity with over 41,000 Egyptian detainees held between the July 3rd coup until May 2014, many of which have been convicted under an anti-protest law passed in November 2013. Prominent revolutionary activists sentenced to terms as high as 15 years in prison for protesting, include activists like Alaa Abdel […]