Egypt: “Do not let the army fool you” – independent union leader speaks out
Statement from Fatma Ramadan, member of the Executive Committee of the Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions – original Arabic here
Thanks to Sara Ajlyakin for the translation, edited by Anne Alexander
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My comrades, the workers of Egypt are struggling for their rights and for a better Egypt. Egypt’s workers dream of freedom and social justice, they dream of work at a time when thieves who are called businessmen close down factories to pocket billions. Egypt’s workers dream of fair wages under the rule of a governments that are only interested in promoting investment at the expense of workers and their rights, and even their lives. Egypt’s workers dream of a better life for their children. They dream of medicine when they are sick, but they do not find it. They dream of four walls in which they can take shelter.
Since before the…
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