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Egypt - Politics
6/4/2013 7:59:36 PM
US Secretary of State John Kerry says US 'deeply concerned' over a court verdict handing 43 NGO workers prison sentences

Egypt - Politics
6/4/2013 4:31:00 PM
Court in Cairo sentences 43 workers at non-governmental organisations to between one and five years in jail, orders closure of 5 foreign NGOs in Egypt

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2013 1:58:25 PM
In Friday statement, 40 Egyptian civil society groups accuse Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood – from which President Morsi hails – of attempting to establish 'new police state' through controversial NGO bill

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2013 12:25:07 PM
Presidential advisor Pakinam El-Sharkawy calls criticisms of new NGO bill 'irrational,' urges draft law's detractors to engage in 'positive' dialogue

Egypt - Politics
5/30/2013 9:40:25 PM
US-based rights watchdog says new NGO bill – drafted by presidency – 'dashes all hopes that independent groups might operate freely and independently' in post-revolution Egypt

Egypt - Politics
5/29/2013 7:21:46 PM

Egypt - Politics
5/29/2013 4:48:21 PM
Presidential spokesman claims final version of NGO bill, which was submitted to parliament's Shura Council on Wednesday, is 'substantially different' from earlier versions

Egypt - Politics
5/24/2013 1:51:32 AM
Rights campaigners say NGOs in Egypt – both local and foreign – are destined to draconian constraints if new Muslim Brotherhood-drafted legislation is passed

Egypt - Politics
5/12/2013 10:45:11 PM
Upper house of Egypt's parliment returns to work after holidays, with raft of controversial draft legislation – regulating protests, NGOs, NCHR and judiciary – at top of agenda

Arts & Culture - Music
5/10/2013 9:17:39 PM
An enchanting concert was organised by the British Embassy in Cairo in collaboration with the Arab League to raise funds for Syrian refugees in Egypt

World - International
5/8/2013 9:54:55 AM
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Russian rights activists amid concerns over government's questioning of NGOs and searching their premises following adoption of controversial law

World - Region
4/21/2013 7:45:44 PM
Two Iraqi NGOs tasked with monitoring country's provincial elections report over 300 voting irregularities, although findings will not necessarily impact results

Egypt - Politics
4/17/2013 3:54:28 PM
Egyptian NGOs – along with Palestinian, Lebanese, Jordanian counterparts – issue joint call to boycott UK/Danish security firm G4S due to latter's involvement with Israeli occupation

Egypt - Politics
4/5/2013 12:17:09 PM
The European Union's envoy to Cairo urged Egypt's Islamist-led authorities on Thursday not to rush through legislation on civil society and NGOs that could curb an embryonic democracy

Egypt -
3/28/2013 11:22:40 AM
Saad El-Katatni holds talks with UK and US ambassadors over draft law that prohibits NGOs in Egypt from receiving foreign funding

Egypt - Politics
3/27/2013 5:09:34 PM
Independent Association for Legal Support says proposed law regulating protests puts stringent restraints on right to peaceful assembly

Egypt - Politics
3/26/2013 6:08:20 PM
Over objections of civil society organisations, upper house of Egypt's parliament approves 'in principle' new legislation – drafted by Muslim Brotherhood's FJP – regulating activities of foreign NGOs

Egypt - Politics
2/7/2013 6:41:17 PM
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) has claimed that draft legislation would dramatically restrict the work of civil society in Egypt if it is passed

Egypt - Politics
1/16/2013 8:39:21 PM
Egypt's Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) gives local and international civil society groups until mid-February to apply for supervisory role in upcoming parliamentary polls

World - Region
12/11/2012 11:49:46 AM
Three Palestinian non-government organisations were raided and confiscated of computers and other materials by Israeli forces overnight

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