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UN members call for amendments to Protest and NGO Laws
EIPR will not register under the law proposed by the government
The ministries of Housing and Education both say they had no involvement in the decision to take the show off the air
The journalist staged a sit-in in objection to his suspension, but Al-Ahram chairman says he was never hired
A coalition of NGOs hand Prime Minister Mehleb memo with their position on new civil society organizations draft law
Draft NGO law has been widely criticised by civil society organisations for empowering security apparatuses over organisations
Draft law is “unconstitutional” and “violates freedom rights”, NGOs say
Case involves trial of 24 people charged with breaching Protest Law
Ministry of Interior spokesman says legal procedures were taken, investigations underway
Ruling allows NGO to continue operations
Number of issues raised including judiciary,recent court decisions and freedom of expression during election time
Groups say Egyptian government’s refusal to send Mohamed Soltan to hospital is contrary to UN laws
On World Press Freedom Day, reports from local and international organisations paint a grim picture of media freedoms in Egypt in 2013
The air raids come a day after a Syrian warplane was shot down by Ankara’s jets in an incident slammed as “flagrant aggression” by Damascus.
Ghanem was accused at the criminal court in Oran last month of insulting the president, with the prosecution demanding an 18-month prison sentence and a DZA 30,000 (€280) fine.
NGOs accuse security apparatus of restricting freedoms under the pretext of the “war on terrorism”
Most reported violations involve attempts to influence voters’ decisions
National and international NGOs will oversee the referendum to ensure fair vote in next step of roadmap
This comes after the sentencing ignited condemnation and criticism from domestic and international groups
Latest criticism of the sentencing of three activists has ignited condemnation and criticism
The raid is probably because of the centre’s work on the public sector’s corruption cases: Gamal Eid
The decision stems from the government’s keenness on ‘upholding the rule of law’: Cabinet
Decision to to dissolve an NGO linked to the Muslim Brotherhood is anticipated
The idea for AlMaqarr was developed by four young people from different universities.
Amnesty International and Alkarama demand investigation of “unwarranted lethal force”
Regime-authorised reconciliation teams have sprung up across Syria, working on grassroots mediation and negotiated truces in various areas.
Members of Congress and civil society heads call Egypt’s transition a “mess,” lobby Morsi for pardons for convicted NGO workers
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Amr Darrag blames certain “schemes” for exacerbating crises
US Secretary of State John Kerry says verdict politically motivated
Guilty verdicts and prison sentences in NGO trial draw international condemnation