Large-scale strikes occurred on February 10, 2014 at Egypt’s largest textile company, the state-owned Misr Spinning and Weaving Company in Mahalla, and have focused attention on the company’s frustrated workers.
Traffic-stopping strikes continued today in Mahalla against President Morsi and the poor economic conditions in the city. Students joined the protests en masse, as they marched through the city and
In Mahalla, workers rallied across the city to protest the diesel fuel crisis and President Morsi’s lack of action. Bus and taxi drivers blocked roads on Al-Bahr Street, Al-Shoon Square