Egypt to review law curbing NGOs

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Egypt is considering reviewing a law long criticised by human rights groups that restricts the work of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

The review over the controversial law was ordered by President Abel Fatah Al-Sisi on Tuesday.

Sisi said that a new committee would draft a comprehensive vision for amending the law regulating NGOs and civil society in the country.

Human rights groups and activists have long complained that the law in effect bans their work and makes it harder for charit…

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