Posted by: APO | 12 October 2016

Egypt NGO Law: United Nations Expert warns about Growing Restrictions on Civil Society

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Maina Kiai, warned today about the growing restrictions imposed on civil society in Egypt and the targeting of human rights defenders and human rights organizations. On 17 September 2016, the Cairo Criminal Court froze the assets of five prominent human rights defenders and three non-governmental organizations… Read more on


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