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Unprecedented criminalization of the Palestine movement in Germany

The solidarity movement for Palestine has experienced an unprecedented wave of repressions and criminalizations in the last week. Since October 7, when Hamas broke out of the world’s largest open-air prison – Gaza – the state of Israel has responded by beginning to commit genocide in Gaza. Israel had already dropped 6,000 bombs on Gaza […]

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Presidential elections in Egypt: An opportunity for Revolutionaries?

Presidential elections in Egypt are scheduled to take place in mid-December. The military dictator, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who has ruled since 2013, has announced that he is running for president once again. Sisi, who is supported both by the German government and the European Union and who came to power in a military coup, […]

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Call for an independent revolutionary Left in Germany 

We received the following statement from our German comrades, who have split with marx21 and are founding a new revolutionary socialist organization, Revolutionary Left (Revolutionäre Linke), in Berlin on the 15th of October:   Call for an independent revolutionary Left Climate change, inflation and real wage losses, war in Ukraine, the rise of the fascist […]

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Hunger Strike for Imprisoned Alaa Eladly

On August 18, 59-year-old Alaa Eladly, an Egyptian national living in Germany, was arrested at Cairo Airport. The accusation? “Spreading False News”. The military dictatorship of Abdel Fattah el Sisi is known to use such fabricated accusations against political prisoners. Over 60,000 political prisoners have been held in Egyptian jails on similar charges of “spreading […]

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Collective Punishment: Father of German-Egyptian Regime Critic arrested

Ten days ago Alaa Eladly, an Egyptian citizen living in Germany, was arrested upon his arrival in Cairo. The accusation? “Spreading false news”. The military dictatorship of Abdel Fattah el Sisi is known to use such fabricated accusations against political prisoners. Over 60,000 political prisoners are being held in Egyptian prisons on similar charges of […]

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Strike at BBC Cairo Office

Today, on the 21st of August, a strike is taking place at the BBC Cairo office. It is reported that: “Egyptian journalists, who work for the BBC Cairo bureau, are starting a strike today over pay. Amid soaring inflation and devaluation of the Egyptian currency, the strikers are demanding either to get paid in US […]

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Ten years since the Rabaa massacre

If you search the German media for news about Egypt, you will find endless articles about new archaeological findings, about the history of the pharaohs or about mummies. However, if you search German-language media for reports on ten years since the Rabaa massacre, you will only find inaccessible information. On August 14, 2013, Abdel Fattah […]

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More EU Funds for Sisi Dictatorship to fight Refugees

On August 7, a paper from the European Union was published stating that Egypt had received 23 million euros from the EU’s “Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument” (NDICI). According to the EU, the funds are to be used to improve the “border management” of  Egyptian authorities. The EU states that this program exists to contribute […]

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THE INTERESTS OF THE GERMAN STATE IN COLLABORATING WITH THE SISI DICTATORSHIP

At the beginning of July, the German news agency Tagesschau reported under the headline “Power apparatus of Egypt’s President Sisi is getting stronger” about the political and economic situation in Egypt in the ten years since the reign of Abdel Fattah el Sisi began. The report explains that Sisi’s so-called “stability” is only possible through […]

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Sudan – Down with military rule

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists, 28 October 2021 Once again the masses of the Sudanese people have proved their capacity for steadfastness in the face of the military, in fact they have organised their ranks in a wave of strikes and demonstrations to shake al-Burhan and Hemedti’s coup. Hundreds of thousands of workers and professionals […]