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During a televised interviewed hosted by media presenter Wā'el al-Ibrāshi, Egypt's minister of Justice, Al-Zend harshly attacked HRW, accusing the human rights organization for being selective and biased towards certain rights over others, adding that it [HWR] has a record of lies and erroneous...
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,...
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,...
In a joint statement 8 international human rights organizations condemned the “increasingly routine imposition of travel bans” practiced by Egyptian security authorities against independent civil society organizations, with the aim of “silencing critical voices”.
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.
Concerns have arisen among human rights and civil society organizations after the attack on journalism and the media.  Activists believe the attack on the media will be followed by an attack on civil society organizations. Ihāb Rādī, activist, said that the Rural Development Association (RDA)...
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...
Anna Lindh Foundation Executive Director Andrew Clart said that Egypt is an important country because of its religious diversity and called upon Europeans to understand that Islam is a religion of peace. Andrew told al-Misrī al-Yawm that one of the foundation’s main activities is to counter the...
Edited by: Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-chief Arab-West Report, Clare Turner, academic language editor CIDTAn in depth report into 13 human rights organizations in Egypt, written with a view to creating a network with some of these organizations with a particular focus on issues of mutual interest...
Arab-West Report Editor-in-Chief Cornelius Hulsman reports on a recent workshop for Egyptian NGOs held at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and calls for NGO’s to take more responsibility for conflict resolution by providing information about conflicts.

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