Supporters of the pro-government Nation’s Future Party have stormed polling booths where members of the engineers’ syndicate were voting to secure the head of the union.
Egypt’s long-awaited “National Dialogue” is set to kick off on Wednesday, almost a year after being initiated by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.
The Egyptian Doctors Syndicate has accused the head of Gamasa police station in the Dakahlia Governorate of torturing a doctor to death whilst he was in pretrial detention.
“The first political defeat suffered by the regime in 10 years,” declared Fathy Abou Hatab, the former general manager of Egypt’s flagship daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, as Khaled El-Balshy won the elections to lead the Press Syndicate after a cutthroat competition with pro-regime forces.1 Such euphoria was not felt by Abou …
Egypt’s journalist union has elected government critic Khaled Elbalshy as its head, amid years of government crackdown on the press and the systematic persecution of journalists.
On 8 February, workers at Kiriazi, one of the largest producers of home appliances in Egypt, decided to go on strike.
Egyptian Journalists Syndicate’s head calls for release of reporters detained pretrial as his term ends
Head of Egypt’s Journalists Syndicate Diaa Rashwan has called for the Public Prosecution to release the journalists who are still detained pretrial as his second term is drawing to a close.
Thousands of workers at the Leonie Wiring Systems company in Egypt have gone on strike to protest low wages. In response, the company’s management has shut down ten factories indefinitely.
Egypt’s Lawyers Syndicate has suspended an indefinite strike after six lawyers sentenced to prison over an alleged court brawl were released on appeal on Sunday.
As many as 18 doctors have died in Egypt due to long working hours and exhaustion this year, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate has said.