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Becoming ‘legal’: On Mada Masr’s decision to apply for a license under the new media law
We made this choice while thinking about what it means to be radical inside out
After Afroto, state-led human rights council calls for legal reform to address ‘increasingly intolerable’ torture
Mostafa Mohie | The state-led National Council for Human Rights demands legal amendments to address torture
Egypt expected to vote against US-drafted UN resolution condemning Hamas
Asmahan Soliman | Cairo intends to vote against an unprecedented US-drafted resolution, a source tells Mada Masr
Why did Palestinian reconciliation talks break down last week?
Ahmad Shehada | Rapprochement between Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah fell apart at the close of last week
Regeni lawyer discloses names of Egyptian suspects in murder case
Lawyer representing Regeni's family says she has compiled a list of at least 20 Egyptian suspects
Amending the NGO law: Why did Sisi choose to revise it now and will the changes be meaningful?
Rana Mamdouh | President Sisi orders amendments to be made to a contested NGO law that has already been passed
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Agreement partially reopens St. Samuel Monastery road, but leaves broader security concerns unresolved
The agreement does not address the broader security concerns monks have raised in the past
Egypt’s new political order in the making
Ashraf Hakim and Asmahan Soliman | Constitutional amendments will extend Sisi’s term and grant him sweeping powers
 
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