Posts Tagged: flax

Egyptian workers honor Freedom Flotilla martyrs

[Qik video unavailable] The current strike wave is not just about economic demands, but politics is also involved. The strike wave is also reshaping the consciousness of sections of the Egyptian working class. You find a civil servant who was not involved politically, but suddenly joins a strike action over work conditions, and exhibits previously

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Tanta Flax trade unionist

Hisham el-Okal, a Tanta Flax and Oils Company trade unionist, attending the downtown Cairo protest, and calls for the return of the privatized company to the public sector.

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Police clash with Tanta strikers

The Tanta Flax and Oils Company strikers clashed on Sunday with the Central Security Forces in the Nile Delta province, injuring the deputy head of the Gharbeia Security Directorate.

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