The IslamOnline employees sit-in continues after some achievements. After the situation escalated threatening the striking employees to leave without getting their financial rights from the new administration, things turned to another direction in what seems like the beginning of a victory for the employees.
Nadia ElAway, an ex-journalist in IOL, tweets from the strike location at the Cairo Bureau:
Mohammed who is also a former IOL employee and who is following the strike closely, tweets:
Mohammed Ghafari, who is one of those responsible for live-tweeting and live-streaming the strike, explains the goal of continuing the strike:
@Ahmedikhwan: عاجل : الشيخ يوسف القرضاوي يقيل العمادي والانصاري بعد ضغوط من اعضاء مجلس الادارة الذين اتهموهم بهدم موقع اسلام أون لاين
And he mentions that no decisions have been taken yet regarding the employees on strike directly:
Ahmed also uploaded many photos of the strike on his Flickr account:
Here is the video of the third day of the strike:
The strikers made the following video expressed as a spoken protest to the potential restructuring of IslamOnline that would result in an ultra conservative model alienating the vast majority of 120,000 daily visitors.
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Egypt: IslamOnline Employees Strike