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Stories with subject: Non-governmental organizations
  • UN rights experts criticize Chinese law on foreign NGOs 
    Updated: May-03-16 12:56 pm

    BERLIN - U.N. human rights experts have called on China to repeal a law tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision.

  • China passes law tightening controls on foreign nonprofits story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-16 7:11 pm

    BEIJING - China passed a law Thursday tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, a move officials say will help the groups but critics charge is the latest attempt by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to the ruling Communist Party's control.

  • China set to pass law tightening controls on foreign NGOs 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 2:08 am

    BEIJING - China's national legislature is poised to vote this week on a draft law criticized by overseas governments for tightening controls over foreign non-governmental groups by bringing them under direct police supervision.

  • Report: Smaller groups often most effective during crises 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 8:10 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Smaller, more specialized private companies and local groups are often better equipped to provide aid in a modern crisis area like Syria, but the majority of humanitarian aid funding goes to large international organizations that have no incentive to relinquish their power, according to a new study released Tuesday.

  • The Latest: New Zealand reviews its foreign trust rules story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-16 11:46 pm

    LONDON - The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local):

  • Egypt threatens to shut down center documenting torture story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:45 pm

    CAIRO - For more than two decades, a team of psychiatrists in downtown Cairo have provided a unique service in Egypt: Therapy for people who say they are victims of torture.

  • Audit finds UN deficiencies linked to alleged bribery case 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 4:32 am

    UNITED NATIONS - An internal audit has found important deficiencies and lapses in the U.N.'s involvement with two foundations and several non-governmental organizations linked to an alleged bribery case involving former General Assembly president John Ashe.