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New trade union law undermines freedom of association in Egypt

The Egyptian parliament approved Dec. 5 the trade union draft law that has been widely criticized by Egyptian independent trade unions as furthering strict government control over these groups, raising questions about the future of the labor movements in Egypt.

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Sisi performs balancing act in wake of Trump’s Jerusalem move

A protest rally planned by Egyptian opposition groups and members of liberal political parties outside the Arab League Headquarters in downtown Cairo on Dec. 9 was called off after the Interior Ministry refused to issue the necessary security permits for the demonstration to be held.

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Egypt Protests Over Trump’s Decision to Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem

More demonstrations sparked on Sunday across Cairo, Alexandria and other cities protesting against Trump’s decision to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and recognizing Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

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10 people released, 2 journalists detained following protests against US Jerusalem announcement

Ten people arrested near the protests in downtown Cairo on Thursday demonstrating against United States’ recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel were released on bail on Sunday, and two journalists were detained, according to lawyers.

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Egypt journalists: ‘Sorry Palestine, we are governed by a Zionist’

Egyptian journalists staged a protest on Thursday evening in front of the Journalists Syndicate in Cairo, objecting to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv.

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Cairo demonstrators protest US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, arrests reported

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in front of Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo after Friday prayers protesting US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the US embassy to the city.

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