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Mugamma revisited: Reimagining the building and the square
CLUSTER | We propose a range of activities: a library, affordable housing, a hotel, government headquarters.
New NGO law criticized as mere cosmetic change
Rana Mamdouh | In a statement, 10 rights groups rejected the new law. Others viewed it as a qualified victory.
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
The cost of coming forward: How women who experience sexual violence are violated twice over
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Testimonials of women have been hurt by incidents of sexual violence, and again after reporting them
Ragia Omran: Tirelessly pursuing human rights with one foot in corporate law
Award-winning lawyer Ragia Omran on working in human rights while keeping one foot in corporate law
Sisi approves NGO law over 6 months after it receives Parliament’s approval
Rana Mamdouh | Egypt’s contentious NGO law is ratified by Sisi over 6 months after Parliament's approval
Video | Civil society organizations are battling the state for survival: Mohamed Zaree
Egyptian rights defender Mohamed Zaree is nominated for Martin Ennals Award
While a bad year for civil society, all vow to find ways to continue
Lina Attalah | Facing intensifying restrictions, which may hurt the rule of law most, civil society workers vow to continue
Human rights in focus: Aida Seif al-Dawla
Lina Attalah | In this conversation, veteran human rights defender Aida Seif al-Dawla speaks about locating the human
 
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Opinion
Ziad Bahaa Eddin
A call for dialogue: A non-governmental proposal for the NGO law
Former Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa Eddin proposes an alternative to the NGO law
Gamal Eid
Chronicle of a civil society, chronicle of a death foretold
As a court verdict freezes the assets of a number of HR workers in ‪Egypt‬, defendant Gamal Eid writes
 
 
News
After years of legal limbo, civil society workers set to receive court decision in April
Ruling on appeals filed by international civil society workers in NGO foreign funding case set for April 5
World Youth Forum organizer: We are marketing Egypt
UK criticizes new NGO law calling it a ‘step backwards’
Government shuts down libraries owned by rights activist Gamal Eid
Update: Egypt’s Parliament passes new NGO law
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