Last updated: 25 November, 2021

Egypt: Authorities fail to protect striking workers from reprisals

The Egyptian authorities are complicit in an ongoing crackdown against dozens of factory workers who went on a peaceful strike this summer to demand fair pay, an investigation by Amnesty International has found. Between 26 July and 1 August, around 2,000 employees of LORD International, an Egyptian manufacturer of razor blades with several factories in Alexandria, .