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