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Egypt blocks over 34,000 websites in attempt to ‘shut down’ constitutional amendments opposition campaign

Internet service providers in Egypt blocked over 34,000 internet domains on Monday night in an apparent bid to stamp out a campaign opposing proposed amendments to the Constitution, the online censorship monitoring group NetBlocks told Mada Masr.

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Egypt amends law to tighten penalties against ‘violence inciters’

The Egyptian parliament approved March 25 new amendments to an anti-terrorism law, tightening penalties against those who promote extremist ideas and incite terrorist acts, whether verbally, in writing or by any other means. According to the new amendments, proposed by the parliamentary National Defense and Security Committee, the sanctions were increased …

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