Rights Group Urges Egypt to Drop Case Against Workers
Since May 2016, police have arrested scores of striking workers from various industries, Human Riights Watch has said.
HRW, 9 February 2017
Egyptian prosecutors should drop all charges against at least 26 workers who were arrested and charged in recent months in connection with peaceful strikes and protests, Human… Read more »
Mill workers stack sacks of flour (file photo).
Aswat Masriya, 27 September 2016
The French trade union, Solidaires, demanded on Tuesday called on Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to intervene to release 26 Alexandria Shipyard Company workers that were… Read more »
Aswat Masriya, 1 May 2016
As Egypt marks Labour Day, Human Rights Watch has urged the Egyptian government to legalise independent trade unions and "end the decades-old single official union system." Read more »