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Egypt: the masses have taken the lead

22 September, 2019 Once again, the masses have proved that they are far in advance of the political elite by surprising them, thousands answered the call of Muhammad Ali to go into the streets and demonstrate against Sisi. The masses have raised again the chants and slogans of the January 2011 revolution in the squares […]

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Down with Sisi and long live the people!

Statement by the Revolutionary Socialists, 21 September 2019 Whatever the outcome of the demonstrations we are witnessing, and whether or not you stand with them or against them, it is certain that the grip of terror on the hearts of people across Egypt is slackening and that the wall of fear built by the regime […]

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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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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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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. […]