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State responds to recent labor protests with heightened repression and exceptional legal measures
Jano Charbel | Recent labor protests have found themselves confronted by repression as Egypt continues to weather economic
The 4 times in Egyptian history civilian workers were tried by military courts
Jano Charbel | Since the army-led takeover of the Egyptian state in July 1952, there have been four historic cases in
Labor Day 2016: Sisi addresses nation from hotel, workers air grievances
Jano Charbel | Democracy Meter says there has been a 25 percent increase in labor unrest in comparison to the same period
Strikes and labor protests hit state-owned companies
Jano Charbel | Thousands of workers at state-owned companies have been embarking on strikes and other industrial actions
Spate of industrial action continues to gather steam
Jano Charbel | Thousands of workers are protesting in different locations across Egypt in a spate of industrial
Bisco Misr workers still earn less than US$100 per month after Kellogg buyout
Jano Charbel and Isabel Esterman | When the US Kellogg Company bought a majority stake in local snack maker Bisco Misr in January 2015,
Protesting conscripts and civil servants: Cracks in the regime’s support system?
Mostafa Mohie | Three weeks separated the protests against the civil service law and protests staged by police conscripts
US-based company workers assaulted, besieged in Alexandria
Jano Charbel | The US-based multinational corporation, Cargill, has been criticized both locally and internationally
Medical staff and workers escalate strike action
Jano Charbel | Tens of thousands of doctors, pharmacists and dentists launched an open-ended strike on Saturday, an
National Cement Company sit-in enters 6th day as syndicate calls for corruption investigation
Engineer dies after sustaining injuries at Aswan Cement plant, bringing death toll to 3
Appeals court reduces 3-year sentences for Tourah Cement Company workers to 2 months
Court issues 3 year sentences for protesting Tourah Cement Company workers
Protesting Tourah Cement Company workers’ trial adjourned until June 3
Update: Police arrest 32 workers following dispersal of sit-in at Tourah Cement Company
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