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Court order freezes assets of Hossam Bahgat, Gamal Eid, other 3 NGO heads

The North Cairo Criminal Court ordered on Saturday that the assets of five human rights activists and non-governmental organisation (NGO) members, including renowned journalist Hossam Bahgat and lawyer Gamal Eid, be frozen in connection with reopening the “NGOs foreign funding” case of 2011. The court ordered that the assets of Eid and Bahgat, as well …

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Egyptian activist Hossam Bahgat receives HRW award

CAIRO: An Egyptian activist has been awarded the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary activism by Human Rights Watch (HRW) in recognition of his work defending civil rights and personal freedoms in Egypt. HRW describes Hossam Bahgat, director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), as a “leading voice against the prosecution and harassment …


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