Topic: Egypt

  • Standing against the counterrevolution

    A now-imprisoned member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists talks about the challenges facing the Egyptian left.

  • Confronting the counterrevolution in Egypt

    We are dealing with a huge setback for Egypt's revolution--but in every battle we lose, we must learn the lessons.

  • The roots of the counterrevolution

    Egypt's revolution of 2011 is suffering through a period of major defeat in which the old order regained the upper hand.

  • Don't abandon Mohamed Soltan

    Mohamed Soltan, an Ohio State graduate and U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt, is on hunger strike--and at risk of losing his life.

  • Installing Egypt's new pharaoh

    Egypt's elections in late May were designed to be a rubber stamp for military strongman Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi.

  • A letter from prison in Alexandria

    An Egyptian revolutionary sentenced to two years in prison for the "crime" of protesting speaks out from behind bars.

  • Jailed in Egypt for daring to speak out

    A member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists is among those sentenced to prison for the "crime" of holding a protest.

  • We will stand against Sisi

    The June 5 presidential election should be used to expose the brutality of Egypt's counterrevolutionary rulers.

  • The king and the field marshal

    A dense network of financial and industrial titans, stretching from Cairo to Saudi Arabia, sustains Egypt's counterrevolution.

  • Defend basic rights in Egypt

    Activists and academics from Egypt and around the world are circulating a petition to demand essential democratic rights.

  • Standing up for democratic rights in Egypt

    Individuals and groups are have joined forces to call on the Egyptian military government to respect democracy.

  • Egypt's revolutionary tides

    Mobilizing to Tahrir Square on the third anniversary of our revolution was significant even if the effort fell short.

  • Keeping the spirit of Tahrir alive

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt spoke at a screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Square.

  • Pretext for a crackdown

    Egypt's military government used its campaign to pass a new constitution as a justification for repressing all dissent.

  • The fire of revolution still burns

    Three years since the Arab Spring, the uprisings across the Arab world have endured setbacks, but the flame of the revolt is far from extinguished.

  • Revolution and state repression in Egypt

    An Egyptian labor lawyer and socialist, facing a new threat of arrest, describes the latest wave of repression against the left.

  • Protest the repression in Egypt

    Solidarity activists are speaking out against the Egyptian military's crackdown on leading left-wing figures and their organizations.

  • Nueva senda revolucionaria

    En su declaración fundacional, un frente unido de revolucionarios egipcios esboza su estrategia para continuar la lucha.

  • A revolutionary front in Egypt

    A united front of Egyptian revolutionaries has issued a founding statement outlining its strategy for continuing the struggle

  • Thrown behind bars in Cairo

    Dr. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson are on a hunger strike to protest their incarceration in Egypt for more than a month.

  • Egyptian revolutionary is released

    Haitham Mohamedein of the Revolutionary Socialists was released from detention without charge after a protest campaign.

  • Defend Haitham Mohamedain

    Haitham Mohamedain, a lawyer and activist with the Revolutionary Socialists, has been arrested by the Egyptian military.

  • The counterrevolution cries conspiracy

    Egypt's military rulers are denouncing their opponents as traitors working for foreign powers in order to cover the true character of their dictatorial regime.

  • The main enemy is the state

    A member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists looks at the prospects for the revolution amid the murderous repression of the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Twists and turns in the Arab Spring

    The uprisings that shook the Arab world starting in 2011 are part of a long-term--and ongoing--revolutionary process.