Posts Tagged: منشية البكري

Democray from below

After announcing an independent union on March 25, the Manshiyet el-Bahri Hospital doctors, nurses and workers impeached the director of the hospital three days later, and today elected a new director. This is probably the first time in our history (and I don’t know if it happened elsewhere in the world) that staff elect their

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Public Transport workers declare a free union

Thursday was a fantastic day! I attended the launching of a new independent union in Egypt, by the BRAVE public transport workers, whose strikes were central to the overthrow of Mubarak. This was followed by another declaration of another free union, by the Manshiyet el-Bakri Hospital workers. Many of the workers present in the event

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