Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court upholds constitutionality of law restricting protests

By Marc Casper, 5 December 2016
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court[official website] on Saturday upheld a law that effectively bans protests. The law requires individuals seeking to protest to inform the interior ministry, at least three days prior, of any public gathering with more than 10 people, allows security forces to break up unapproved protests with water cannons, tear gas, and birdshot, and imposes up to five [...] Read more here: Jurist


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