Independent Egypt trade unionists announce intention to join Tahrir sit-in

Ahram Online, Friday 8 Jul 2011

A march by the Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions has reached Tahrir Square, led by Kamal Abu Aitta, political activist and one of the founders of the post-revolutionary trade union federation.

Abu Aitta said that all independent tradde unions will participate in open-ended sit-in in Tahrir Square.

He added that the Egyptian people have to fight until all the demands of the revolution are met and not allow anyone to hijack it. He stressed the need to achieve social justice, the prosecution of all corrupt figures of the old regime, and the establishment of a full democracy.

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