Speaker Ali Abdel Aal received a memorandum demanding prevention of ‘NGOs defaming the image of the Egyptian state’ from monitoring the presidential election.
Egyptian Speaker suggested establishing an Egyptian-U.S. parliamentary friendship association facilitating communication and dialogue.
The allegations took place during the general debate on ITEM 4 on “Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention.”
What is so controversial in Egypt newly NGOs that made the US to withhold aid to Egypt and stir international condemnation.
Egypt’s newly adopted NGOs law aims to include all organizations under a “single legal umbrella,” and to empower the civil society.