New trade union law undermines freedom of association

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New trade union law undermines freedom of association 2017-12-15 [AI Monitor]

Nile Basin Trade Union Federation of Commerce Workers conference kicks off 2017-12-11 [Egypt Today]

Parliament approves law regulating unions and. ban on political activity at youth centres 2017-12-06 [Ahram Online]

Key Italian newspaper stands by criticism of Giulio Regeni’s supervisor 2017-12-05 [Varsity]

IFJ calls on Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to free photojournalist Shawkan 2017-12-02 [IFJ]

IFJ calls on Egypt's president to free photojournalist Shawk 2017-11-28 [NUJ]

Parliament to vote on three controversial laws this week 2017-11-19 [Ahram]

Egyptian Democratic Trade Unions Congress Press release- Labor Freedoms and Independence Are Inalienable & Inherent 2017-11-19 [CTUWS]

New Draft Trade Union Law Suppresses Freedom of Association 2017-11-08 [ITUC]

2017 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders goes to Mohamed Zaree 2017-10-11 [Amnesty International ]

Unions back workers striking for fair pay at the Cairo office of AFP news agency 2017-10-10 [IFJ]

International trade unions urge Egypt to release detainees  ActNOW!  2017-10-04 [Associated Press]

The Court decides to Release Tarek Al Kashef and Mohamed Bassiouny, We Again demand the Release of all Detained Union Leaders 2017-10-01 [CTUWS]

Intl trade union groups write to Sisi demanding release of 8 Egyptian union members  ActNOW!  2017-09-29 [Ahram Online]

International trade unions urge Egypt to release detainees  ActNOW!  2017-09-28 [The National Post]

Renewed call for the release of trade unions’ leaders 2017-09-27 [CTUWS]

CTUWS condemns the arrest of trade unions and workers’ leaders and requests their immediate release 2017-09-25 [CTUWS]

Draft bill would target Brotherhood workers in EgypT 2017-08-28 [Al-Monitor ]

Four workers referred to trial for attempted call to strike 2017-08-22 [The Independent]

16,000 Mahalla spinning and weaving workers end strike 2017-08-21 [The Independent]

Hundreds of Spinning and Weaving Company workers move sit-in to Giza’s Talaat Harb Square 2017-08-16 [Egypt Independent ]

Textile workers go on strike in Egypt's Mahalla over salary raise 2017-08-15 [Ahram Online]

Over 6,000 Mahalla workers strike over delayed bonuses 2017-08-08 [Egypt Independent]

ILO blacklists Egypt ...... AGAIN 2017-06-10 [Egyptian Streets]

Report on the Violations of Trade Unions’ Freedoms:In the Darkness of the Tunnel , January to June 2017 2017-06-08 [CTUWS]

HRW: New law will crush civil society 2017-06-08 [Human Rights Watch]

Solidarity with the Tora Cement Workers 2017-06-06 [CTUWS]

Report on the pros and cons of Egypt's new labour law 2017-06-03 [Zawya]

In Egypt, Syrians demand clearer work regulations and rights 2017-06-03 [Al-Monitor]

Community dialogue over new Labour laws to start 2017-05-27 [DNE]

Empowering Egyptian women by turning homes into factories 2017-05-25 [Al-Monitor]

Al Nasr For Weaving and Textiles Fires a worker for the Crime of Conducting a Poll 2017-05-17 [CTUWS]

Labour Day 2017: Workers in Egypt still call for their rights 2017-05-02 [dailynewsegypt]

Relentless assault on rights of workers and trade unionists 2017-04-30 [AI]

Finance Ministry to add 10% social allowance to workers' salaries from May 2017-04-27 [Egypt Independent ]

Resilient and Evolving Social Activism 2017-04-27 [Carnegie Endowment ]

Egypt makes progress on new labour laws: ILO country director 2017-04-20 [dailynewsegypt]

How Egyptian cleaning service seeks to protect migrant workers 2017-04-19 [Al-Monitor]

HRW: Israel and Egypt deny aid workers access to Gaza 2017-04-04 [Deutsche Welle]

Stunning images show life as an Egyptian limestone worker 2017-04-03 [Green Prophet]

21 striking IFFCO workers acquitted by Suez appeals court 2017-03-13 [MadaMasr]

19 IFFCO workers in Suez acquitted from charges of striking 2017-03-13 [DNE]

IFFCO Egypt union leaders acquitted of criminal charges face retrial 2017-03-13 [IUF]

HRW: Egypt stifling the right to strike 2017-03-13 [Middle East Monitor]

A-Z of progress and setbacks for Egyptian women between two international women’s days 2017-03-09 [Mada Masr ]

IWD - Steps forward achieved in Egypt, but big challenges remain 2017-03-09 [Abram Online]

Inheritance protection for women 2017-03-07 [Al-Monitor]

Textile strike clampdown – a sign of repressive times 2017-03-01 [Equal Times]

Will Saudi Arabia expel Egyptian workforce? 2017-02-14 [Al-Monitor]

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