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Activists launch legal guide for homosexuals in Egypt

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Guide discusses violations against homosexuals by the police, employers and people in public places

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Human rights organisations launch civil society awareness campaign

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EIPR will not register under the law proposed by the government

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Presidential Palace defendants sentenced to 3 years

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activists charged with violating controversial Protest Law in June sentenced to three years imprisonment

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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Endowments ministry inspectors granted right of civilian arrests

  /  October 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry is trying to hold religious entities in its grip: Researchers

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University professors gain government assurances on new law

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”

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Journalists join forces with hunger strikers

  /  September 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hunger strikers call for release of prisoners under Protest Law

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Number of hunger strikers in and out of prisons reaches 143: ANHRI

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law

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Human rights group condemns killing of conscript

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

CSF conscript was suspected beaten to death last week in North Sinai

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Financially straitened Egyptians exempted from property taxes: Finance minister

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Finance announces the detailed new property tax law for the first time

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Human rights group collaborate to fight against Egyptian NGO law

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

HRW says independent organisations in Egypt face looming crackdown; Amnesty states Egyptian authorities want to put 40,000 NGOs under their thumb

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Doctors’ Syndicate to take action against non-payment of dues

  /  August 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Syndicate says proof exists that meetings with health ministry do not solve any problems

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What future awaits Egypt’s political parties?

  /  August 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Analysing new legislation for the House of Representatives

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Top Egypt court dissolves FJP

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

The court decision is final and is described by the Brotherhood as one which is “legally null”

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Tax evasion reaches EGP 6bn in one month

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egyptian government has previously announced a 1.6% estimate increase in tax revenues during the current fiscal year

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State Council requests Ministry of Petroleum amend mineral resources law

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

New law to regulate mining and quarrying expected to generate EGP 3-4bn annually in returns for the state

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Anti-sexual harassment initiative intervenes in 35 incidents during Eid

  /  July 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Volunteers intervened to prevent sexual harassment and provide awareness on the risks of sexual crime

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NGOs demand government to stop fight against civil society

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

A coalition of NGOs hand Prime Minister Mehleb memo with their position on new civil society organizations draft law

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UN Human Rights Council investigates human rights violations in Palestine

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Council strongly condemns violence resulting from Israeli offensive in Gaza; welcomes Egypt’s ceasefire initiative

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Mahienour El-Massry’s prison verdict reduced to 6 months

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer and activist was primarily sentenced to two years in prison for violating the controversial Protest Law

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NCHR calls for postponing issuance of civil society draft law

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Draft NGO law has been widely criticised by civil society organisations for empowering security apparatuses over organisations

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Al-Sisi forms committee to oversee parliamentary elections

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Process of parliamentary elections expected to begin before 18 July

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Civil society draft law would ‘throttle’ NGOs: Human Rights Watch

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

International watchdog strongly condemns draft law and calls for “throwing it out”

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Al-Sisi raises military pensions by 10%

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  31 Comments

New presidential decree amends law governing military retirement

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President amends Traffic Law with harsher punishments for violations

  /  July 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Decision comes amid increasing road accidents, says presidential spokesman

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Al-Dostour Party hopes to amend Parliamentary Elections Law

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Party coordinating with other parties to amend elections law but has not requested to join any electoral coalitions

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Al-Sisi imposes new taxes on Egyptians at home and abroad

  /  July 1, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

President also issues tax on capital gains on stock market

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NGO ‘shocked’ at continued detention of anti-Protest Law demonstrators

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Case involves trial of 24 people charged with breaching Protest Law

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One Year of Crackdowns

and   /  June 30, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Since the 3 July military-backed ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, the judiciary has been busy with a seemingly unending flow of high-profile trials, and arrests have come in droves

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Parties call for reviewing controversial legislations

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  44 Comments

Egypt’s international position and reputation should be a priority, says Free Egyptians Party

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