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During his visit to Egypt, German Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid Christoph Strässer said that fighting terrorism should not violate human rights. He also criticized the highly controversial Protest and NGO laws, both of which have created much heated...
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.
In a piece for Egypt Today, AWR reseacher Yosra El Gendi explains the need for dialogue to solve the disagreements between a number of Egyptian NGOs and the Egyptian government. These disagreements began in mid-2014 when an advertisement in Al-Ahram stated that all NGOs in Egypt must register...
Shūrá Council resume its sessions on September 3, 2012 to discuss the preliminary report about foreign funds prepared by the combined committee, consisting of: Committee for Arab and Foreign Affairs, National Security Committee, Legislative and Constitutional Committee, Manpower Development...
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...
Forty-three persons, including nine Americans outside Egypt, were referred to the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of involvement in illegal foreign funding, according to investigations. [‘Imād al-Fiqī and Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, Feb. 7, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
I. Introduction “Sovereignty is the quality of having supreme, independent authority over a geographic area. It can be found in a power to rule and make law that rests on a political fact for which no purely legal explanation can be provided.” The challenge Egypt took to get control over NGOs that...
The article discusses the Egyptian Declaration of Citizenship Rights and highlights the new draft law for houses of worship that the author hopes will reach parliament.
The article discusses the General Citizenship Conference, and the resulting Egyptian Declaration of Citizenship.
Despite parliament’s approval, many NGOs believe that this is no reason to stop the campaign against a law which, they argue, infringes upon their autonomy. The law, many NGOs assert, gives the government extensive control over the establishment and liquidation of organizations, and widens the...

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