Chairman Royce Condemns Verdicts in Egypt NGO Trials

Jun 4, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement condemning the verdicts rendered by Egypt against international and Egyptian non-governmental organizations (NGOs):

“This is another assault on Egyptian civil society.  As if these trials were not bad enough, the Egyptian government is pushing a new law targeting NGOs that will further suffocate civil society.  President Morsi should immediately reverse course and allow for Egyptian domestic and international NGOs to work toward a democratic and secure Egypt.” 

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