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Egypt Denies 8 US NGOs Permission to Operate in Country

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt has rejected applications by eight American nongovernmental organizations to operate in the country, including an election-monitoring group led by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter. Egyptian state news agency MENA said Monday the country’s Social Affairs Ministry denied licenses to the American civil society organizations because their activities violate Egyptian sovereignty. The news agency says […]

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Cambodian Rights Group Urges Defeat of Government Measure

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Cambodian Center for Human Rights has joined a growing list of rights groups calling on lawmakers in Phnom Penh to stop government-proposed legislation regulating non-governmental aid organizations. A CCHR statement Thursday said the grouping fears the legislation in its present form will be used by the government as “a tool to repress groups” that […]

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