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March 6, 2013
The Upper House of parliament in Egypt prepares to debate laws that would severely restrict the work of independent civil society organizations and limit freedom of assembly.
February 21, 2013
New instructions from the Prime Minister indicate that no “local entity” is allowed to engage with “international entities” without permission.
February 12, 2013
A temporary ban on YouTube imposed in Egypt over an anti-Islamic video sends "a dangerous message of intolerance", Amnesty International has said.
February 11, 2013
Two years since the fall of Hosni Mubarak, frustrations in Egypt are growing at the slow pace of reform and ongoing abuses committed by police and other security forces.

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