Tag: Freedom House

Internet freedom in Egypt under scrutiny

 The scope for criminalising activity on cyberspace has expanded, says AFTE lawyer

Nourhan Fahmy Nourhan Fahmy

Egypt condemns local, international commentary on mass sentence

NGOs, governments previously condemned the life sentences handed out to 230 people…

Aya Nader Aya Nader

Ban Ki-moon calls on security to protect demonstrators

The statement read: “The Secretary General believes strongly that this is a…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Convictions in NGO trial ‘a disgrace’

Guilty verdicts and prison sentences in NGO trial draw international condemnation

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Ministry responds to US criticism of NGO law

The US State Department said the law ‘still imposes significant government controls…

Joel Gulhane Joel Gulhane

President pledges financial support for civil societies

President Mohamed Morsi says he is very interested in establishing partnerships between…

Luiz Sanchez Luiz Sanchez

US concerned NGO draft law will weaken civil society

Acting deputy spokesperson of US State Department is concerned the draft law…

Hend Kortam Hend Kortam

Freedom House concerned NGO law ‘would decimate civil society’

International organisation calls on Egyptian presidency to wait for a fully elected…

Joel Gulhane Joel Gulhane

International concern over human rights after violence across Egypt

US State Department, European Neighbourhood Policy and Freedom House make recommendations to…

Emily Crane Emily Crane

Egypt now rated as ‘partly free’

Improvement in Egypt’s political rights lifts its Freedom House rating from ‘not…

Joel Gulhane Joel Gulhane