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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 …

Daily News Egypt

Cell phones combat illegal logging

Rainforest Connection, a small NGO, is using a network of old cell phones to catch illegal loggers in rainforests around the world. In the summer of 2011, Topher White visited the rainforest in Borneo for the first time. He was just a tourist, he said, there to visit a gibbon sanctuary. “It was the overwhelming …

Deutsche Welle

More assets seized by state for ‘Muslim Brotherhood affiliation’

The finances of 16 hospitals across Egypt are to be seized by a committee tasked with handling assets of the Muslim Brotherhood members, in a severe crackdown on their companies and civil organisations since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in 2013. In a statement released Monday by state media, the committee said that the administration …

Amira El-Fekki