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Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Wednesday called for reconsidering the new NGO law, which has been criticized both locally and internationally. The statement disclosed by NCHR expressed “grave concern about the new law on NGOs, which imposes restrictions on establishing...
Spokesperson of Egypt's Foreign Ministry, Ahmad Abu Zaid, stated that the country's House of Representatives exercised its constitutional right in drafting and adopting the new law on NGOs by a large majority of the House's members. According to the statement, the new law regulates the rights and...
In its today edition, the Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Misri al-Yawm published the statement released on Thursday by Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders that noted with regret Egypt's adoption of 'the new restrictive NGO law'.
Nāsser Amīn, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt, said that the new NGO law was not presented to NCHR, adding that the government's vision is to control the institutions of civil society.
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.
Member of the Parliament, Muḥammad ʿEsmat  al-Sādāt  was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights after winning 27 votes against Ayman Abū al-Ela, the member of the Free Egyptians party,  who only received 9 votes. 
In a press statement published on his twitter account, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Nāsser Amīn, writes: “The attacks launched against organizations of the Egyptian civil society is an obvious violation of the written pledge submitted by the Egyptian Government during the...
In only few days, the law on NGO was drafted, tabled by parliamentarians, was submitted to the House, who had approved it in principle, and without even consulting with the government, the parliamentarians submitted their own bill to the State's council, who after introducing slight amendments,...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights EOHR called on President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi not to ratify the law on NGOs and civil society organization, claiming it contrary to the Constitution and international conventions, and expressing concern at the passing of the law by the House of...
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,...

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