Urgent: Egyptian socialists and trade unionists call for international solidarity

Socialist Worker, Nov 19, 2011
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An international appeal for solidarity has gone out today as tens of thousands of Egyptians face brutal repression in the streets of Cairo. Riot police and army forces attacked protestors after mass demonstrations calling for an end to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces’ military rule.

The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions issued a call on Saturday 19 November to its 1.4 million members in affiliated unions to join the protests in Tahrir Square. The protestors are fighting for the future of the revolution.

Solidarity protests have already been called in Britain, Ireland, Canada, Sweden and Germany.

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