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Calls for Amending Bill on Protecting Whistleblowers, Witnesses and Experts in Egypt

Egypt - Monday, March 17, 2014

In a step reflecting a notable development in the growing role of Egyptian civil society in demanding good governance and anti-corruption reforms, a number of civil society organizations (CSOs) launched the “National Campaign for the Collection of Signatures” requesting the Government to withdraw and amend the bill on the protection of whistleblowers, witnesses and experts. The bill was approved by the Council of Ministers on 19 February 2014, in preparation for sending it to the Presidency for promulgation, given that it is the interim President who enjoys legislative power until the next Parliament is elected. Full article


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