Activism Calendar (Updated... again)

MONDAY, JULY 3
Kefaya and socialists are meeting with labor activists to strategize for the August national labor union elections, 7pm, at the Center for Socialist Studies.
TUESDAY, JULY 4
Kefaya is holding a press conference, 12 noon, publicizing the findings of its report on Corruption in Egypt. The detailed report is the product of months of work by a group of the movement’s youth, academics and economists. The conference will be held at the Egyptian Center for Studies, building #15, 26th of July Street, behind Grand Hotel in Ramsis.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 5
The Press Syndicate’s Liberties’ Committee has called for a demonstration in front of the Arab League HQ, 12 noon, in solidarity with the Palestinian resistance in Gaza.
FRIDAY, JULY 7
A group of bloggers have called for a demo in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo, 3pm, following the Friday prayers, to protest the Israeli military operations in Gaza. The meeting point would be in front of Nahdet Masr’s statue. For more information click here.
SUNDAY, JULY 9
In protest of the new press law, expected to be endorsed by the NDP-controlled parliament, 12 opposition and independent newspapers are to suspend printing on Sunday. A national boycott of government-owned publications has been called for by the opposition. Journalists for Change have called for a demo in front of the Parliament at 11am.
MONDAY, JULY 10
A Memorial will be held for Egypt’s two "Communist Saints," Ahmad Nabil el-Hilaly and Youssef Darwish, 7pm at the Press Syndicate.
FRIDAY, JULY 14
A memorial will be held for Ahmad 3abdallah Rozza, the 1970s legendary student activist, 7pm at the Press Syndicate.
TUESDAY, JULY 18
The Center for Socialist Studies is organizing a lecture, 7pm, titled, The Palestinian Divisions: New pressures on Hamas. Speakers include: Dr. Hassan Naf3a, Political Science prof at Cairo University, together with one of the center’s members.
THURSDAY, JULY 27
The Center for Socialist Studies is organizing a discussion on, The Ya3qoubian Building… An insight into Mubarak’s Egypt. Participants will include, Judge Noha el-Zeini, the novel’s author 3alaa el-Aswani, and Khaled el-Sawi, movie star and member of Artists for Change.