Thursday, March 19, 2009

Workers' strikes in Egypt

The 11 day strike at Shebeen el-Kom ended on March 16. Concerning a firm that had recently been privatized, the strike was one of a wave of strikes to have occurred so far this year in Egypt.

Per Bjorklund, Shebeen el-Kom strikers denounce privatization, Egypt and Beyond: scribblings of a Swedish journalist in Cairo.

Sarah Carr, Indo Drama, Inanities.


Background

Eman, Waves of workers' strikes in Egypt, Global Voices

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