Hundreds rally in protest at Sisi visit

Egypt Solidarity

sisi_not_welcome_5Nov15 Hundreds joined lively protests last week against the visit of Egyptian president Abdelfattah al-Sisi to the UK. Cameron’s red carpet welcome for Egypt’s military dictator sparked two days of demonstrations on 4 and 5 November, uniting trade unionists, arms trade campaigners, students and Egyptian activists in opposition to the visit.

Student activists kicked off the action on 4 November, as campaigners from Egypt Solidarity Initiative and Stop Sisi joined the national march for free education. Protesters marched through central London shouting slogans such as “No ifs, no buts, no education cuts” and “down with student debt”, highlighting the anger felt at £9000 a year fees.

Egypt Solidarity activists handed out leaflets and held a banner that highlighted cases of students and academics held in Egyptian prisons without trial by the current military regime. Many UK students and activists were aware of Sisi’s crackdown on education rights and freedoms in Egypt…

Vezi articolul original 266 de cuvinte mai mult


Lasă un răspuns

Completează mai jos detaliile tale sau dă clic pe un icon pentru a te autentifica:


Comentezi folosind contul tău Dezautentificare /  Schimbă )

Fotografie Google+

Comentezi folosind contul tău Google+. Dezautentificare /  Schimbă )

Poză Twitter

Comentezi folosind contul tău Twitter. Dezautentificare /  Schimbă )

Fotografie Facebook

Comentezi folosind contul tău Facebook. Dezautentificare /  Schimbă )


Conectare la %s