In the final statement by the constitutional council on Saturday 18 March, 11 candidates for the first round of the French presidential elections were validated. The efforts of the NPA to get more than 500 signatures in a vigorous campaign for the democratic right to stand met with success obtaining 523 sponsorships form local mayors and regional councillors, as well as 50 sent spontaneously to the Council.
Daniel Bensaïd (1946-2010) was one of the most innovative contemporary Marxists, a leading figure of May ’68, and an influential French public intellectual. Bensaïd wrote and lectured widely on burning issues of theory, strategy, history and philosophy in a number of works such as Marx for Our Times, Strategies of Resistance, and a moving autobiography - An Impatient Life: A Political Memoir.
North Cairo Elementary Court decided on 11 January 2017, to freeze the assets of feminist and woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan, Founder and Executive Director of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”, freeze the assets of “Nazra for Studies” Company, and to freeze the assets of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”.