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RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights Expresses Concern Over Crackdown on Egyptian Society

Saleem Homsi, via flickr

The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights condemned the Egyptian government’s enactment of amendments to its penal code. The amendments target fundraising by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), banning the receipt of foreign money that is intended to support activities that the government claims run contrary to “national interests.” This is the most recent in a series of legal enactments and amendments by the administration of former Egyptian general-turned-president, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. 74 more words

Interning it up in Dakar

This past semester I have had the privilege of working at an NGO (Non-governmental organization) called Culture D’Enfances (in English-childhood culture) that serves children in less fortunate economic backgrounds and gives them an opportunity to explore artistic and creative outlets that are usually not part of their daily routine.   468 more words

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Harvard students attempt to take 1964 Louisiana Literacy test, fail

A video showing Harvard students trying to pass a 1964 Louisiana Literacy test was released on Monday to bring awareness to barriers to voting in the past. 437 more words