Government restrictions on foreign aid to NGOs

June 20, 2012

“Despite the claims of government leaders, burdensome restrictions on foreign funding of civil society, such as those imposed by Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Algeria, and Egypt, do not truly address the anti-terrorism issue. As a matter of common sense, terrorist groups are unlikely to be deterred by a law restricting foreign funding of the nonprofit sector.”

 

Rebecca B. vernon, "Closing the door on aid," The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 11, Issue 4, August 2009, http://www.icnl.org/research/journal/vol11iss4/special_1.htm

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