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After facing a worldwide rejection since it was issued in May 2017, and in response to a request made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī during the World Youth Forum convening in Sharm al-Shaykh, Prime Minister Musṭafá Madbūlī announced on Wednesday the formation of a governmental committee to...
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
Cairo- A criminal court in Cairo on Wednesday decided to suspend the funds from a Women’s and Human Rights NGO . The court also decided to freeze the assets of the founders of both NGOs. The court ruled to suspend the funds of the organization Naẓra for Women's Studies and freeze the personal funds...
The new Egyptian NGO law was widely criticized in different media and as a consequence we received questions about the status of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in relation to the new law. The following constitutes Dr. Hulsman's response. 
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...
Since the official start of the registration process on 12 January, the Ministry of Solidarity issued permits for 43 Egyptian NGOs to observe the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to Ayman ʿAbd al-Jawwād, general manager of NGOs at the ministry.
Former Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Fāyzah Abū al-Najā, witnessed before the Cairo Criminal Court yesterday September 9, 2012 in the case of foreign funds. She said that the United States of America deliberatly did not inform the Egyptian government about funding unlicensed...
Members of the Shūrá Council lashed out at foreign grants and awards, calling members of the Shūrá Council not to accept these donations as it gives an opportunity for foreign spread and espionage on the country. A number of members called for amending international agreements that has to do with...
  The Minister for International Planning has announced that the Ministry of Justice has formed a fact-finding commission to look into finance and investiment from Arab countries into Egypt for a total of 180 million LE. They discovered unknown funds in Egypt from abroad, and revealed that the...
The National Endowment for Democracy’s new orientation has caused uproar among Egyptian human rights organizations who believe in their right to choose their projects without interference from donors.
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