Egypt: SCAF face defeat; the Brotherhood face a crisis

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has to be overthrown and the Muslim Brotherhoods are no longer welcome in Tahrir. The streets of Cairo are full of protesters two days after the first anniversary of the beginning of the revolution of the 25th of January. Demonstrators organized marches from different areas of Cairo all converging … Continue reading

Raising Fists and Voices: Lebanese Women’s Struggle to End Violence

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–>  “I don’t believe in a country that turns rapists into suitable husbands”. Those were the kind of banners you could have seen being held by activists should you have walked on the streets of Beirut on January the 14th during the March to Fight Rape organized by Lebanese feminist collective Nasawiya. … Continue reading

Egypt: parliament and revolution

Joseph Daher and John Rees report from Cairo as the new Egyptian parliament is sworn in.  Article also available on Counterfire (http://www.counterfire.org/index.php/articles/international/15460) The newly elected Egyptian parliament met for the first time yesterday. What does it mean for the revolutionary process in Egypt? The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has ruled Egypt since … Continue reading

La lutte continue!

Article publié dans le journal SolidaritéS 13 janvier 2012 (Genève, http://www.solidarites.ch/geneve/) Les mouvements populaires au Moyen Orient et en Afrique du Nord continuent à se mobiliser pour faire avancer le processus révolutionnaire face aux tentatives des régimes en place de se maintenir par la répression et/ou des réformes superficielles, avec l’aide des impérialistes et de leurs … Continue reading

Le peuple demande

Le monde arabe a vécu une année 2011 des plus passionnantes pour toutes celles et ceux qui résistent et qui luttent à travers le monde. Les mouvements populaires, qui ont secoué les dictatures du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique du Nord, ont eu un impact dans le monde entier. Les Indigné·e·s tirent leur inspiration des révolutions arabes. … Continue reading