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We are now passing the sixth anniversary of the January Revolution, which was the hope of the Egyptian people for freedom, human dignity, and social justice, which are still a demand of the masses, and were drafted into the Egyptian constitution and became binding on all state institutions despite...
Over the course of two days, 25 Egyptian civil society organizations will meet to form the "Alliance of Civil Society Organizations for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)", the first of its kind in the world to be established formally and permanently.
A Movement calling itself “the Civic Patriotic Alternative” had launched a new political initiative that seeks to discuss ways required to solve the current crisis of Egypt. Without submitting clear political approaches for dealing crucial problems the country endures, the Movement believes that...
Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm was born in Mansūrah, Egypt in 1938. He has been a highly controversial figure in Egypt for many years because of his strong stance on civil society, democracy and minority rights. In 2000, Ibrāhīm attracted international attention when he was arrested by Egyptian security along...
Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
Najād al-Barʿī: “Civil society in Egypt is suffering from attempts to crush it”  Lawyer Najād al-Barʿī head of the Lawyers and Legal Consultants United Group, said that civil society is threatened by attempts to crush it. He pointed to the attempts of striking human rights activists, citing the...
The Maspero Youths Union criticized the limited representation of Copts in the constitutional assembly, saying that the number given to all three Egyptian churches – four – does not represent the real size of Copts in Egypt. [Shādyah Yūsuf, al-Ahrām, June 12, p. 6] Read original text in Arabic
The following is the most recent information available regarding the investigation of the NGOs that were raided in Egypt. AWR has followed the news regarding NGO status in Egypt closely and will keep our readers informed of any information that we receive regarding this matter. A brief explanation...

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