Low-Cost Authoritarianism: The Egyptian Regime and Labor Movement Since 2013 (2015),

Source: Carnegie Endowment
Author(s): Fatima Ramadan, Amr Adly

Original Link: http://carnegie-mec.org/2015/09/17/low-cost-authoritarianism-egyptian-regime-and-labor-movement-since-2013-pub-61321


Authoritarianism under military auspices has been reimposed in Egypt since mid-2013. The state has outlawed protests, strikes, and sit-ins in the public sphere and has subjected public spaces and private media to tight surveillance. It also has mounted repression of the independent labor movement. When taken together, these factors suggest that the labor movement is likely to wane in the near future. Whether this will last over the long term remains uncertain…

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