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  On Monday November 10, the deadline for NGOs to register under the Ministry of Social Solidarity ends. This amendment to the law of 2002 which dates back to Mubarak-era places NGOs under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Solidarity. This affects more than 47,000 employees should the...
MP Muḥammad Anwar as-Sādāt, head of the Human Rights Committee in the House of Representatives, said that Egypt is living on foreign funding, aid, loans and foreign financing.
The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms published a copy of a decision issued by the Minister of Social Solidarity to close the institutes of Islamic preaching.
Assistant to Social Solidarity Minister, Nevīn al-Qabbāj, said that the Ministry has established eight centers to host and guide women, and to protect them from violence, in partnership with relevant NGOs.
On Saturday, during a telephone interview for the TV program “Sā'a Min Misr” (One-Hour-News On Egypt), the head of The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR), Mahmūd Badawi, critized a recently court ruling that gave non-governmental organizations the right to receive foreign funding,...
Egyptian non-governmental organization leaders showed great concerns after the Ministry of Social Solidarity Ministry issued a draft law on regulating the work of the civil society groups in the country. The draft law is headed for parliament for approval.
Hulsman responds to questions about the role of Egyptian security in our struggle to obtain NGO status.
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
According to article no. 4 of law 84 for 2002, the Ibn Khaldūn Center and the “American and the Democratic Institutes” are considered to be legally dissolved.
The Ministry of Social Solidarity asserted that the law of associations and institutions, No. 84 of 2002, grants freedom to N.G.O.s, which have increased in number contrary to the opposition’s opinion.
The author of the article argues that the financial support offered by foreign organization to Egyptian NGOs is spent on political activities and luxuries for these NGOs’ employees.
Agharīd Mustafa was interested in the attempts of Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, a Dutch scholar and the director of the Center for Arab-West Understanding, to narrow the gap between the West and the Arab world. She interviewed him in Cairo for the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Ra’y al- ‘Ām.
Yesterday, The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights [EOHR] expressed its disappointment at the decision issued by the State Security Prosecutor to refer Hafez Abu-Saeda, Secretary General of the organization, to the Supreme State Security Court (emergency) to be tried for breaching article No. 1...
The Ministry of Social Affairs was forced to hire a representative for the Association (the counselor Maher Samy Youssef) and remove its head Amin Fahim for committing financial and administrative violations. ... What is really strange is the situation of the ministry because the ministry made a...
Following the days of the painful Al-Kosheh incidents, many statements have been voiced on the compensations given by the state to the victims of Al-Kosheh and Dar Al-Salaam. In the course of looking out for the truth, we came across a report prepared by the Relief Center of the Directorate of...
... There were a good number of people with interests - inside and outside - messing with many things, and dealing with what happened in Al-Kosheh as spoils to be taken, even if they had to start more fires in it!
Dr. Ibrahim Soliman the Minister of Housing goes to Al-Kosheh today, at the head of a delegation from the housing planning authority to conduct a housing study in Al-Kosheh.
The Ministry of Social Affairs had closed the feminist association that was headed by Dr. Nawal Al-Sadawi in 1991. She has come back in order to establish an Egyptian feminist league in Egypt but the minister declared she had not approved it.
[in Al-Ahram, July 21, 1999] The author, who is Chairman of the General Council in the Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs, writes in answer to criticism in Egypt and suggests that "The new NGO law is an honor to every Egyptian."
Frequently questions are asked about why this accident had to happen. Was it a punishment of God? Was it a terrorist attack directed against Christians? The author ponders a number of answers given by Christians and Muslims in Egypt as well as questions asked and claims made by Coptic...


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