Posts Tagged: may day

Where is Azzazi?

From SS Officers As we celebrate May Day, I was wondering whatever happened to SS Brigadier General Ahmad el-Azzazi, who headed the dissolved agency’s infamous “Trade Unions Bureau”. Why isn’t he on trial?

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Egypt marks May Day

Tomorrow, we celebrate May Day in Tahrir Square. It’ll be probably the first real celebration of that event since 1951. The July 1952 coup which brought Nasser to power had inaugurated its rule with the execution of two communist workers in Kafr el-Dawar textile mill, Khamis and el-Baqri. May Days under Nasser, Sadat and Mubarak

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