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Egypt's Sissi: Law Curbing NGOs Needs to Be More 'Balanced'

Egypt's president has signaled he might order a review of a law restricting the work of non-governmental organizations, which has raised an outcry from human rights groups, saying it needed to be "balanced." Rights groups say the May 2017 law effectively bans their work and makes it harder for charities to operate. Officials have said it is necessary, arguing that foreign-funded NGOs threaten national security. Responding to a request from a participant in a youth forum...

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