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Defiant Egypt workers pose challenge to next president

  /  April 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

In the years since Mubarak’s overthrow in 2011, workers have staged persistent strikes across the country

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Female sit-in held outside presidential palace against the Protest Law

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Female protesters decry prison verdicts maintained to prominent activists

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Egypt issues law barring challenges to state deals

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Reuters- Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour on Tuesday approved a law that would restrict the right to challenge state business and real estate deals to only the government, its involved institutes and business partners, a read the rest…

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President refers anti-terror legislation back to cabinet amid mounting criticism

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential decision to subject the draft to societal dialogue is futile, says human rights lawyer

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Legislative amendments implemented to mitigate tax evasion

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Necessary measures to combat tax evasion will be taken, finance minister says

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Cabinet amends laws creating harsher punishments for terrorism

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Amendments to the Penal Code and Criminal Procedures Law come in the wake of the Cairo University blasts

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33 Morsi supporters sentenced to 6 years

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants charged with belonging to a “banned” organisation and violating the Protest Law

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Counting the cost of East Africa’s poaching economy

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Business  /  3 Comments

Kenyan and Tanzanian ports are the “primary gateway” for ivory smuggled to Asia, where demand is fuelled by increasingly affluent markets, especially in China, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warns.

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Movements decry jailed activists’ conditions

  /  March 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Abdel Fattah’s family sues prosecutor general for “double standards”; movements condemn alleged assault on jailed activists during their appeal trial

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Misdemeanour courts send 220 to prison for separate incidents in Alexandria

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prisoners referred to Homeland Security Prosecution for joining the Muslim Brotherhood

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Egypt draft law bars third-party challenges to contracts

  /  February 24, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Reuters – Egypt’s draft investment law contains provisions to prevent third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and an investor, a cabinet source said on Monday, a move designed to attract badly needed read the rest…

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Child sentencing laws should be amended: NCCM

  /  February 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Sentencing restrictions should not apply in cases of ‘heinous’ crimes, says the Secretary General of the council

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Doctors’ Syndicate, government conflict on strike attendance

  /  February 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ministry of Health says 12% of hospitals participated in the seventh partial strike of the year; Doctors’ Syndicate says 80%

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18 minors acquitted of charges relating to public assembly

  /  February 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The minors are among 33 arrested while discussing preparations for the revolution’s third anniversary

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Court upholds charges for four Alexandria detainees

  /  February 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawyer says there is still room for appeal but it is a process that will take a very long time

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Doctors’ Syndicate rejects new law

  /  February 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The law ratified by the president “is extremely different from the draft Staff Law”, striking doctors say

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Doctors strike for the third time in 2014

  /  February 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Doctors’ Syndicate will hold an extraordinary session of the general assembly within days

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AFP photo depicts ‘child endangerment’: Human rights lawyer

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The law defines endangering children as exposing them to any type of danger, whether physically, psychologically, morally or in any other way, with a penalty that can reach up to six months in prison.

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Six month sentence for burning flag

  /  January 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cabinet had recently approved harsher penalties for flag desecration

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Doctors to strike twice a week in February

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Doctors’ Syndicate halts negotiations with health ministry until the latter shows it is serious about passing the draft Staff Law

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International journalists condemn detention of Al Jazeera news crew

  /  January 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Cairo-based correspondents, Journalist Syndicate speak out against the crackdown on press freedom

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Misr Al-Qawia challenges Mansour’s amendment to political participation law

  /  January 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Law amended a week ahead of vote on new constitution

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Activists’ appeal postponed

  /  January 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Political activists were originally sentenced to three years in prison for violating the Protest Law

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MB legal team presents ‘overwhelming evidence’ to the ICC

  /  January 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ousted Egyptian government petitions International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity

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Minister of Interior approves website for protest permits

  /  January 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Printable online permits hoped to streamline process

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NGOs highlight grave human rights violations since Morsi’s ouster

  /  January 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

NGOs’ Arms of Injustice report focus on unjust laws, interior ministry and judiciary practices

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Mansour amends law governing right to political participation

  /  January 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Purpose of the amendment is to facilitate voting for citizens in the upcoming constitutional referendum, says the Presidency

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Harsher penalties for desecrating flag and dishonouring national anthem

  /  January 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cabinet passes bill criminalising desecration of flag

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Application of law regulating work of medical professionals starts January

  /  December 28, 2013  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Al-Rabat confirmed that the law will serve to improve the income of workers in the government’s health care sector, pointing out that the law states that an extra allowance for those being paid a risk allowance will be effectively paid EGP 120 per month starting 1 January 2014.

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Four detainees arrested for putting up anti-Protest Law posters released on bail

  /  December 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Detainees charged with “thuggery”, legal case ongoing

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