7 May 2012

Egypt: Katatni Calls for Discussing Bill On Right to Protest

The number of people killed in street clashes in the Egyptian capital Cairo is rising. While security forces have moved into the area, it seems the ... ( Resource: Protesters Killed in Cairo Attack

People's Assembly Speaker Mohamed Saad el-Katatni asked Chairman of the parliament's Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Mahmoud el-Khoderi to discuss proposals on a draft law governing the right to stage peaceful protests.

MP Mostafa Bakri said he submitted a bill to regulate the right to protest two months ago, but the committee has not started discussing it until now.

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