Posted on

Mahalla Strike on BBC World

Fallout from Egypt food protests

Anger over rising food prices and the cost of living spilled into running street battles between crowds and police in the Egypt’s northern industrial town of Mahalla on 6 and 7 April.

Police arrested hundreds of people across the country who were suspected of trying to organize a general strike on 6 April.

These Mahalla residents blame poverty and heavy-handed policing for the riots. Read more on BBC World

Advertisements

About MeMo

I'm a 22 Egyptian male who has just fed up with every thing around him and seeking change

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s