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Mohammed Zaree, director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies’ Egypt program, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Cairo, Egypt

Egypt | Freedom of Assembly

What's in the cards for Egypt's independent NGOs?

Hiba Zayadin for IFEX

Rights-focused independent civil society groups are more important now than ever to Egyptian society. And yet, although their independence is guaranteed in the constitution, the current government has been employing every tool at its disposal to silence them.

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