Topic: Egypt

  • Year four of the Sisi coup

    This month marks the start of Egypt's fourth year under the el-Sisi dictatorship, but the moment calls for cautious optimism.

  • Two years under Pharaoh Sisi

    Egypt's new strongman has failed to deliver on his promise of stability and economic growth--and his critics are growing louder.

  • The crisis of the Sisi regime

    Recent weeks have exposed the contradictions of Egyptian society, marked both by resistance and hideous repression.

  • Protesting U.S.-backed repression in Egypt

    A group of U.S. educators are speaking out against detentions by the Egyptian military regime in response to renewed protests.

  • We want the truth about Giulio

    News reports are confirming what solidarity activists feared: Egyptian security forces likely tortured and killed an Italian student.

  • Egyptian activists face arrests ahead of protests

    Labor lawyer Haitham Mohamedain is among some 100 Egyptian activists detained by security forces ahead of planned protests.

  • The tide of resistance rises again in Egypt

    Driven by economic grievances, masses of Egyptians are again occupying public spaces in defiance of the military regime.

  • From revolution to reaction in Egypt

    A leading Egyptian socialist reflects on the causes of the Egyptian Revolution five years ago--and the regime's drive to eradicate its memory today.

  • Taher Mokhtar must be freed

    A solidarity campaign is being mobilized for Dr. Taher Mokhtar and two colleagues who were arrested by Egyptian security forces.

  • The main enemy is the regime

    Egyptian revolution supporters who equally condemn the dictatorship and the Muslim Brotherhood are taking the regime's side.

  • An excuse to whip up nationalist fervor

    Terrorist attacks have given the Egyptian regime of Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi the excuse for further measures against dissent.

  • Giving the regime what it wants

    The assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor only makes the tasks facing already embattled revolutionaries more difficult.

  • Facing Egypt's kangaroo courts

    Several revolutionary activists in Egypt have been taken into custody as they await the outcome of a May 31 court appeal.

  • Support Egyptian labor leaders

    We stand with fired labor leaders at the Mahalla textile factory, which has been a stronghold of resistance for nearly a decade.

  • To Egypt's revolutionary youth

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialists explains what Egypt's struggle teaches us about class struggle, sectarianism and terrorism.

  • Another dictatorship joins the war on ISIS

    The horrific beheading of Coptic Christians in Libya has given Egypt's military regime the perfect opportunity to join the U.S.-led war on ISIS.

  • Egypt's shame over Gaza

    An Egyptian court is collaborating with the U.S. and Israel in the demonization of the Palestinian resistance movement.

  • They murdered a socialist

    Police in Egypt killed an Egyptian leftist and poet on a protest march to Tahrir Square to mark the fourth anniversary of the revolution.

  • No justice from Sisi's judges

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists issued a statement denouncing the court decision that freed ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak.

  • Mubarak gets away with murder

    A court has dismissed murder charges against Hosni Mubarak for the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

  • A shield for the marginalized

    I was one of those who made a revolution that toppled two dictators--and we are crossing our fingers it will topple the third.

  • Mahienour is free!

    A judge suspended the prison sentence of Egyptian socialist Mahienour El-Masry, who was jailed for violating Egypt's protest law.

  • 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.