8 janvier 2014

Non à la répresssion en Egypte

Un article en anglais

Revolutionary activists face arrest in state crackdown in Egypt
by Judith Orr

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Solidarity with the Egyptian revolutionOn the third anniversary of their Revolution we affirm our solidarity with all those Egyptians still fighting to win bread, freedom and social justice. We stand with Egyptian activists who have been shot at, assaulted, arrested and imprisoned for defying the new ‘anti-protest’ laws and the military’s brutal clampdown.(...)

The military regime in Egypt is carrying out a serious crackdown on socialists and activists who played leading roles in the 2011 revolution.
“The counter-revolution is showing its teeth,” said Wassim Wagdy, an Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist currently living in Britain. “It has been killing the Muslim Brotherhood. Now it wants to put us away.” 
At least 2,665 people have been killed since the military coup last July, according to a human rights report issued last week. That is more than twice the number who died during the overthrow of dictator Hosni Mubarak.
Revolutionaries face a wave of arrests under a new anti-protest law. On Sunday ten activists in Cairo, among them brother and sister Alaa Abdel-Fatah and Mona Seif, received sentences of one year, suspended for three years.
Revolutionary Socialists Mahienour El-Massry and Hassan Mostafa in Alexandria were sentenced to two years in prison on Thursday of last week, along with four other activists. They were charged with organising a protest without permission under the new protest law and attacking security forces. (...) Lire la suite

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