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Parliament reviewing proposal to create new body to manage billions in seized funds, assets

Under a bill put together by the Cabinet and currently under review in the House of Representatives, billions of pounds worth of money and assets confiscated by the state could soon be transferred to a new entity that judicial sources and lawmakers told Mada Masr would distance the funds from …

Egyptian citizens can no longer contest sale of state assets

At the time when the government of President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi’s government has been selling Egypt’s assets to Gulf countries in a bid to survive amid the economic crisis, the country’s supreme court ruled that citizens cannot legally challenge any deals made between the state and any other entity.

World Report 2023: Rights Trends in Egypt

September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …