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Egypt: Draft new NGO law retains repressive essence of old one

Despite the Egyptian government’s claims to the contrary, a draft new NGO law passed by parliament yesterday preserves the repressive essence of the law of 2017 currently in force and would help perpetuate the devastating crackdown on human rights defenders and independent civil society organizations, Amnesty International said today. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should reject the draft law and...

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PRESS RELEASE: CCP Intensifies Repression as China’s National People’s Congress Begins

Posted on May 22, 2020, in “Re-Education” Camps Arbitrary Arrests Enforced Disappearances Freedom of Assembly Freedom of Expression News Other News Press Release WHAT’S NEW[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] Press Release – For immediate release22 May 2020Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org+49 89 5432 1999 or [email protected][10][11] As the CCP launches its most important political event of the year, the National People’s Congress[12], after a two month...

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Russia: Parliament Approves Repressive Legislation Package Targeting Independent Voices

Washington In response to the Russian parliament’s approval of a series of repressive laws targeting independent expression, Freedom House issued the following statement: “The monthslong campaign to throttle open civic engagement and intimidate activists has culminated in an appalling new legislative package of punitive measures,” said Marc Behrendt, director of Freedom House’s Europe and Eurasia programs. “The swiftly adopted legislation...

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Press Release – Andrew Miller on 60 Minutes: “This is the Most Repressive Government in Modern Egyptian History”

Contact: Andrew Miller, Deputy Director for Policy, Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), andrew.miller@pomed.org[1], 202-804-4741 (office); April Brady, Communications Coordinator, POMED, april.brady@pomed.org[2], 202-804-4747 (office) (Washington, D.C.) – In a “60 Minutes” segment[3] that aired on CBS, Sunday, January 6, POMED Deputy Director for Policy Andrew Miller spoke with correspondent Scott Pelley about Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s authoritarian regime and his ongoing crackdown on civil society. “Sisi began by...

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