Aug 27 2013

MASSACRE IN CAIRO

Below are two articles on the ongoing situation in Egypt. The first comes from the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt. This is followed by an article from the Green Left Weekly (Australia) blog, posted by John Riddell, which asks Socialists to rethink some of the prior positions some held over the Egyptian revolution, highlighted by the change adopted by the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt. Both these articles have been taken from the Socialist Democracy (Ireland) blog (see http://www.socialistdemocracy.org

1. STATEMENT FROM THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTIONARY SOCIALISTS ON THE MASSACRE IN CAIRO

Muslim Brotherhood victims of the Egyptian army's massacre at Al Nadha Square in Cairo

Muslim Brotherhood victims of the Egyptian army’s massacre at Al Nadha Square in Cairo

Down with military rule! Down with Al-Sisi, the leader of the counter-revolution!

The bloody dissolution of the sit-ins in Al-Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adawiyya is nothing but a massacre—prepared in advance. It aims to liquidate the Muslim Brotherhood. But, it is also part of a plan to liquidate the Egyptian Revolution and restore the military-police state of the Mubarak regime.
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Jul 29 2013

EGYPT, THE ARMY AND THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD – TWO REACTIONARY FORCES

 

Below are  two articles on the new situation in Egypt. The most recent one is a statement from the Socialist Party of Malaya on the violent military suppression and killing of unarmed Muslim Brotherhood protestors in Cairo. The second written by  Yassamine Mather of the CPGB-WW, in response to the arrest of Morsi-led Egyptian government, whilst highlighting its reactionary nature, also argues that no-one should have illusions in the role of the army.

1. RELEASE MURSI AND STOP THE VIOLENCE IN EGYPT!

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Bodies of Muslim Brotherhood supporters killed by the Egyptian Army in Cairo

 Morsi was removed by the military establishment in order to contain the rising revolutionary waves in the streets, and to prevent the deepening of the revolutionary movement. The military has hijacked the revolutionary process.

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