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Nancy Okail, director of Freedom House’s Egypt office in Cairo, is one of dozens of activists being prosecuted by the Egyptian authorities as part of a crackdown on independent civil society groups in the country.
Click here to see an interview with Okail about the implications of the NGO trial for Egypt's political transition.


Freedom House urges the European Union to give civil society a meaningful role in developing the Eastern Partnership, a new initiative aimed at strengthening ties with six former Soviet Republics. The partnership is expected to be announced tomorrow in Prague at a summit of high-level representatives from Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.
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