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Parliament ratifies law jailing creators, administrators of ‘dangerous’ websites

Parliament’s Communication and Technology Committee ratified a law that jails anyone who creates, administrates or uses a website or a private account that aims to encourage or facilitate committing a crime punishable by law, reported several media websites.

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Al-Sisi forms National Electoral Commission

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree on Tuesday to form the board of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), which is to supervise national elections and referendums in the country, state-owned Al-Ahram has reported.

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Egypt busts organ trafficking network

The Egyptian Interior Ministry shocked the public Aug. 22 by announcing it had arrested 12 people who had formed an organ trafficking network in Giza governorate, south of Cairo. The revelation sparked the public’s fear of a rise in such trafficking in the country, as did media reports this week …

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Human remains found in Upper Egypt renew organ trade fears

Heaps of unidentified human bones and remains were found by locals on several sites on a desert road near Egypt’s southern province of Asyut, reported Egyptian media earlier this week.

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Egypt arrests government official, five businessmen over corruption charges

Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested yesterday the deputy governor of the country’s coastal city of Alexandria, Soad EL-Kholy, along with five businessmen over corruption charges, Anadolu Agency reported.

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67 corruption cases in February among uncertain legislative reform: PFORT

A count of 67 corruption incidents in state institutions in February was announced in a report issued Thursday by Partners for Transparency (PFORT), also highlighting that the future of anti-corruption legislation remains uncertain in the parliament.

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