Why Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki Was Absent At Father’s Burial – Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government onTuesday said it offered the detained National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, an opportunity to attend his father’s burial on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government onTuesday said it offered the detained National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, an opportunity to attend his father's burial on Tuesday.

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Local Community Takes Control of Development

[ECDPM] While the new Tunisian constitution emphasises the role of local authorities in boosting regional development, translating constitutional provisions into concrete laws has proven to be challenging. The process is being delayed within the Assemb…

[ECDPM] While the new Tunisian constitution emphasises the role of local authorities in boosting regional development, translating constitutional provisions into concrete laws has proven to be challenging. The process is being delayed within the Assembly of the Representatives of the People - Tunisia's legislative branch of government - either for genuine and persistent differences on specific articles of the elections law, or for deeper political reasons.

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Eohr Submits Draft Legistlation On Civil Society to Egypt’s Parliament

[EOHR] The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a draft legistlation on civil society to Dr. Abdel Hadi Al Kasabi chairman of the parliamentary committee on social solidarity. The legistlation was drafted by the supreme committee on …

[EOHR] The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a draft legistlation on civil society to Dr. Abdel Hadi Al Kasabi chairman of the parliamentary committee on social solidarity. The legistlation was drafted by the supreme committee on civil activism that was established by Dr. Ahmed El Borai (then minister of social solidarity) by ministerial decree 164 on the 30th of July 2013. Mr. Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR was the coordinator of this committee that included 18 civil society organiza

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Political Parties, Rights Groups Reject NGO Law

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A number of political parties and civil society organizations condemned the draft NGO law, saying it “effectively eradicates civil society and defers administration of it to the government and security apparatus,” according to a …

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A number of political parties and civil society organizations condemned the draft NGO law, saying it "effectively eradicates civil society and defers administration of it to the government and security apparatus," according to a joint statement.

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Self-Exiled Egyptians Cite Fear of Legal Prosecution – Report

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s mounting political, economic and social challenges in recent years have taken a toll on its citizens, forcing some into self-exile as they attempt to avoid the imminent pressures bound to arise amid a general decline in l…

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's mounting political, economic and social challenges in recent years have taken a toll on its citizens, forcing some into self-exile as they attempt to avoid the imminent pressures bound to arise amid a general decline in living standards, freedoms and political engagement.

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Egypt Court Upholds Release of Gamal, Alaa Mubarak in ‘Presidential Palaces’ Case

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s Cassation Court upheld on Tuesday the release of the ousted president’s sons Gamal and Alaa in the “Presidential Palaces” case, saying they completed their prison sentence.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Cassation Court upheld on Tuesday the release of the ousted president's sons Gamal and Alaa in the "Presidential Palaces" case, saying they completed their prison sentence.

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