Posted by: APO | 1 December 2016

Minister for North Africa statement on civil society in Egypt

Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood, said: Britain supports a strong civil society in Egypt. The law on Non-Governmental Organisations passed by the Egyptian Parliament on 29 November is a step backwards. At a time of economic hardship, Egypt needs civil society more than ever. So I am deeply concerned that this legislation will be used to prevent Egyptians from contributing to their country’s… Read more on


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