Posts Tagged: state backed unions

Sisi’s war on terror

The regime propagandists have managed to uncover the biggest sponsor of terrorism in Egypt, it’s the independent unions! Keep it up, we are definitely winning this war on terror.

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Megawer’s Federation, between the left and the bros

While the Revolutionary Socialists and the independent unions are pushing for the dissolution of the corrupt, state-backed, Egyptian Federation of Trade Unions, the Muslim Brothers are calling for “purging” the federation, as if this hopeless regime founded institution could be reformed.

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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-Dawwar textile mill, Khamis and el-Baqri. May Days under Nasser, Sadat and Mubarak

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#Jan25 15/2/2011 Violence erupts at union protest

Around 100 independent trade unionists, on 15 February, held a protest in front of the headquarters of the state-backed Egyptian Federation of Trade Unions, denouncing its corrupt president Hussein Megawer, an NDP businessman close to the Mubarak’s clique. The protesters tried to enter the lobby of the building peacefully, only to be met with glass

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Trade unionist injured by EFTU thugs

Around 100 independent trade unionists today held a protest in front of the headquarters of the state-backed Egyptian Federation of Trade Unions, denouncing its corrupt president Hussein Megawer, an NDP businessman close to the Mubarak’s clique. The protesters tried to enter the lobby of the building peacefully, only to be met with glass bottles, rocks,

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Military Police

Around 100 independent trade unionists today held a protest in front of the headquarters of the state-backed Egyptian Federation of Trade Unions, denouncing its corrupt president Hussein Megawer, an NDP businessman close to the Mubarak’s clique. The protesters tried to enter the lobby of the building peacefully, only to be met with glass bottles, rocks,

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