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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.
What will change once Egypt’s new disability law takes effect?
Fatma Khaled | Since the new law was passed last year, disability rights activists claim that nothing has changed
As Egyptians brace for further increases in living costs, government announces social spending package
Waad Ahmed | Ahead of anticipated austerity measures, Parliament has approved a new social spending package
Escaping the poverty cycle? 3 years of Takaful and Karama
Waad Ahmed | Inflation, limited payout increases and an impeded rollout have marked government subsidy programs
Financial support to the poor: Does it really work?
Beesan Kassab | Question marks around two government funds' ability to alleviate poverty with current austerity measures
Parliament approves secretly drafted NGO law
Mohamed Hamama | Parliament announced the approval of a controversial draft NGO bill on Tuesday. Deliberations on the
Human rights in focus: Gasser Abdel Razek
Lina Attalah | In the summer of 2014, state-owned newspapers published a government-sponsored ultimatum to all NGOs
Civil society law one more link on chain to shackle dissent in Egypt
Al-Sharif Nassef | On July 18, the state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram ran a spread from the Ministry of Social Solidarity on
 
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Ministry announces 3-year strategy for empowerment, integration of disabled persons
New regulation mandates NGOs consult ministry security department regarding activities
Social Solidarity Ministry closes 75 NGOs, 121 childcare centers in Beheira
State shutters 57 NGOs, a total of 500 closed this year
In latest crackdown, Social Solidarity Ministry dissolves 10 more NGOs
Foreign minister meets families of detained fishermen in Sudan
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