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Sisi promises to reexamine protest law

Oct 28, 2016 - 5:21 PM

Sisi s comments come at the end of a two day youth conference an effort to reach out to young Egyptians as the country braces for austerity reforms to salvage its battered economy

AL-SISI. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on September 20, 2016. File photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Thailand crafts bill to curb street demonstrations

Nov 18, 2014 - 8:25 PM

Under the bill organizers of political protests have to seek police permission for them 24 hours in advance The will also no longer be able to seize government buildings or transport hubs such as airports

THAKSIN. Thai pro-government Red Shirt protester shout slogans as they hold a picture of ex Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (R) and her brother fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra (L) during a rally on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, 11 May 2014. Narong Sangnak/EPA