ckut interview with Atef Said
On June 30th 2013, will mark 1 year since the election of Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. Since then there has been a complete regression of the basic demands made by millions of Egyptians less than two years ago in the January 25th Revolution. What we have seen from them has been continued neo-liberal policies and negotiations for a new IMF bail out loan of 4.8 billion dollars, to continued torture and repression. Like January 25th 2011 under the new banner of Tamaroud(rebel) thousands of Egyptians are mobilizing once again for the main goals of the revolution Freedom, Liberty, and Social Justice.
I spoke with ,Atef Said a human rights attorney who practiced law and directed various research projects in Egypt from 1995-2004. He is the author of Torture in Egypt: A Judicial Reality (2000) published by the Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners and Torture is a Crime Against Humanity (2008), published Hisham Mubarak Law Center. Both
Did a lengthy interview on Migrant worker organizing and more reflective on the struggles of immigrant workers as part of the changing nature of class and work and how the labor movement needs to adapt to such realities.
Towards a new model for worker organizing: The Immigrant Workers Centre in Montreal | rabble.ca
Javeria of the immigrant workers centre speaking at the @mur press conference for an end to deportations of Mexicans and status 4 all
Migration and art workshop @ the immigrant worker centre as part of may works this year
Press conf @ immigrant worker centre by Mexicans united for regularization. To challenge a move this past week by immigration minister Kenney, declared the most dangerous country in the world a safe country in order too expedite deportations to mexico even faster under the implementation of bill c31. @mur #nooneisillegal
Meetingwith Latin American workers association in London England almost two years ago but such a great.organization fighting for improved work conditions and unjust deportations in London