“The revolution’s demands have not been met, neither have the workers’ demands for justice and a minimum wage,” labour activist Kamal El-Fayoumi tells Ahram Online El-Fayoumi adds that the workers object any form of “Brotherhoodisation” of the state, echoing the calls for the formation of a national salvation government to represent all Egyptians”Tuesday’s protests are also organised to denounce recent assaults targeting workers in the textile producing city known for their loud criticism to the Muslim Brotherhood”El-Fayoumi claims that two of his colleagues at the textile company were assaulted by members of the Freedom and Justice Party (the Muslim Brotherhood’s political ar. and were warned not to join anti-government rallies”One of the workers, Mohamed Gamal, was kidnapped Wednesday; tortured, stripped of his clothes and dumped on the Tanta-Mahalla Road, claims El-Fayoumi”Gamal told us that he was beaten by members of the Freedom and Justice Party because they know how active he is”They are trying to scare the workers so the revolution will lose one of its main assets: the workers,” adds El-Fayoumi”El-Fayoumi cites another alleged assault. Employee Reda Omaira was allegedly assaulted, his motorcycle was damaged and was threatened with direct injury if he chanted against the Brotherhood”Like Gamal, El-Fayoumi says Omaira also blames the Brotherhood for the assault”The Mahalla Misr Spinning and Weaving Company, which, as the largest textile manufacturer in Egypt, has some 24,000 employees, has seen a series in strikes within the last 18 months”Strikes by Mahalla’s textile workers in 2006 and 2008 are widely seen as having partially set the stage for the Tahrir Square uprising in 2011, which culminated in the ouster of Egypt’s longstanding president Hosni Mubarak