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Associations supporting the rights of gays and lesbians have increased in the Arab World.
The Egyptian Cabinet approved a draft resolution submitted by the presidency on what concerns the memorandum of understanding with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives chaired by MP Sulaymān Wahdān convened on Monday to discuss the claim submitted by MP 'Alā` 'Abid, on foreign funding in Egypt, the law on NGOs, in addition to women issues. This was done in the presence of a number of representatives from...
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, who was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights, in an interview with Misr al-‘Arabiyya -when asked about the recent demonstrations that broke out in protest of the Egyptian government decision to concede two...
Last year, Egypt's Parliament passed a large number of laws which impacted the lives of Egyptian citizens. We include here, but not limited, the 10 crucial ones: 
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,...
One of the interesting subplots to the Egyptian revolution is the fate of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, known as the Blind Shaykh, who is incarcerated in America for his role in organizing the 1993 attempt to blow up the World Trade Center. His family has maintained a small sit-in protest outside the US...
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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