Egypt Has No Balance Between Citizens' Rights And The Government's Duties

Egypt Has No Balance Between Citizens' Rights And The Government's Duties

2021-01-13 | By middleeastmonitor | 17 Hits

Arab governments including Egypt39s generally believe that citizens39 economic and social rights can be protected without a centralised commitment to safeguarding their civil and political rights Government officials tend to give priority to the right to education work healthcare and social security rather than freedom of expression freedom of association participation in civil society organisations and political parties and holding free and fair elections on a regular basis Alternatively they bend towards the need for openness towar >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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