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Renewed Crackdown on Egyptian Rights Groups Sparks Concern

An investigation into two prominent Egyptian activists has renewed concerns about the ability of human rights groups to operate under the current government. Hossam Bahgat, founder of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, and Gamal Eid, founder of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, are banned from traveling abroad or accessing their assets until an April 20 hearing that will help decide if they illegally accepted foreign funding. If found guilty, they could face up...

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