Under the NGO Law, domestic and foreign nongovernmental organizations must obtain prior approval before receiving funding from outside of Egypt and from foreigners residing inside Egypt.
The law was retroactively approved by the House of Representatives in a hasty process that involved the review of 341 decrees in 15 days once the legislature reconvened in January 2016.
The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is pleased to announce the selection of Deema Abu Alkhair as the recipient of the Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellowship. Ms. Abu Alkhair
TIMEP, along with other organizations and individuals, expresses solidarity with the bloggers, journalists, human rights defenders, and other civil society members in Egypt who have been arrested with unprecedented frequency in recent weeks.