HE national disputes 2021

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Global dispatches

UCU has a strong tradition of taking up issues at international and European level where they affect members' professional lives, and also working with partner organisations on solidarity and international development issues identified by the membership through UCU's democratic structures.

  • 27 January 2021

    UCU is supporting the campaign for the release of political prisoners in Egypt who have been jailed for their activities in support of workers' rights. Egypt Solidarity…

  • 24 January 2020

    Amnesty will be holding a vigil to renew the demand that Egypt must investigate Giulio Regeni's torture and murder in Cairo in February 2016.

  • 25 May 2018

    Egyptian security forces have stormed the house of labour lawyer Haitham Mohamedain and taken him away to an unknown destination.

  • 23 January 2017

    On Monday 13 February, UCU and Amnesty are hosting a public meeting in London on 'Truth for Giulio Regeni'. The PhD student at University of Cambridge who was tortured…

  • 4 November 2016

    UCU has joined forces with Amnesty UK on a new campus-based campaign called Truth for Giulio Regeni. Giulio was a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, who…