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Egypt: Make Public New Draft NGO Law

(Beirut) – The Egyptian government announced on April 5, 2019 that it “will repeal” its draconian 2017 NGO law and that it will submit to parliament a new draft law on nongovernmental organizations. Egyptian newspapers reported that the new draft law eliminates the criminal penalties for non-compliance in the 2017 law, and limits oversight of these groups to a single government authority, also in contrast with the multi-authority review of the prior law. The government has not made the new draft law public. The parliament will need to discuss and approve the draft and the president will need to…

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