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Egypt Passes New Law Rights Groups Call 'Death Warrant'

The Egyptian parliament has voted in favor of a new law aimed at regulating non-governmental organizations that gives security agencies extensive power and the upper hand over the financing, registration, and activities of NGOs and rights groups. The law, considered by rights groups as the most repressive for such organizations since the rule of President Hosni Mubarak, won a majority of the vote among lawmakers, mostly the president's supporters, on Tuesday.   The law punishes...

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