Dismissed workers stage protests demanding reimbursement

Workers from the state-owned Mahalla Textile Company, the Petotrade Company Rural Health Guides, Misr-Iran Textile Company, Ameriya Textile Company, Indorama Shebine Textile Company, Mansoura-Espagna Textile Company, and the Future Company

Soon enough

A court ruling due within 48 hours may help lawyers oust their syndicate council, Mona El-Nahhas explains

Egypt: World Bank Appoints Egyptian Director

World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick today appointed Egyptian Investment Minister Mahmoud Mohieldin Managing Director of the World Bank Group.

Journalists protest against military trial of workers

Political forces organized a protest in solidarity with workers from Factory 99-Harbi (Helwan Company for Engineering Industries). They protested in front of the Egyptian Press Syndicate. Protestors consisted of civilian

Military tribunal rules in favour of three workers, sentencing others to jail‏

Three workers from the Helwan for Engineering Industries accused of vandalizing factory properties in an attempt to deliberately stop production, and exposing "secret information" were ruled innocent by a military

Egypt must not try factory workers before a military court

Amnesty international has condemned the trial before an Egyptian military court of eight factory workers, all civilians, detained after taking part in a protest against poor safety conditions at the

Military court postpones trial of protesting workers

The military court trial of eight workers from the Helwan Engineering Industries Company was adjourned to August 28 as crowds anticipated the verdicts.

Brotherhood approves law protecting workers’ rights

The People's Assembly's Plan and Budget Committee agreed in principle to a bill presented by "Ahmed Ezz, NDP secretary general and Chairman of the People's Assembly Planning and Budget Committee

The rising class struggle

This year has seen a dramatic increase in political dissent and workers' protests in Hosni Mubarak's Egypt.

Teen angst, 2.0

What is in a name? Award-winning playwright and YA novelist Allan Stratton intends to show us in his new book, Borderline.