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Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

Jul 16, 2014

Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

The head of Sri Lanka's bar association said on Wednesday he feared he might be killed after he described President Mahinda Rajapakse's government as becoming more autocratic. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Sri Lanka #Autocracy #Mahinda Rajapaksa #NGOs #Bar association #Upul Jayasuriya
The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

Jul 11, 2014

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions. #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Intelligence Bureau #Tax exemption #NGOs #Greenpeace #Infrastructure Projects #Gujarat Model #Foreign funding #Budget 2014 #environmentalist
IB on NGOs: MHA orders Delhi Police to probe leakage of report

Jul 09, 2014

IB on NGOs: MHA orders Delhi Police to probe leakage of report

The Home Ministry has ordered a probe into leakage of Intelligence Bureau report that claimed certain NGOs and their international donors are planning to target many fresh economic development projects including those in Gujarat. #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Ministry of Home Affairs #MHA #IB report NGOs
Why NGOs need to be brought down from their high pedestal

Jun 16, 2014

Why NGOs need to be brought down from their high pedestal

NGOs are an essential feature of democracy, but they need not all be seen as do-gooders who can't be questioned. They are driven by vested interests and moral certitudes, need and greed, just as corporations are. #NGOs #In My Opinion #Corporations #Vested Interests #The Profit Motive
Swami Agnivesh to Left wingers: Who the IB report on NGOs names

Jun 14, 2014

Swami Agnivesh to Left wingers: Who the IB report on NGOs names

The IB Report that focused on foreign-funded NGOs that were focused on public protests against big projects, names many names from varied fields #Nuclear energy #NGOs #Greenpeace #PMANE #PUCL #Green Activism #IB Report #Anti-Development Protests #ConnectTheDots. IB report

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Firstpost Community

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'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jul 31, 2014

Fight against acid attacks needs a more aggressive approach: NGO

A non-profit body dedicating to the rehabilitation of acid attack victims says it is time for tougher penalties, making acid more difficult to procure and increasing awareness and sensitization in the city The Acid Survivors Foundation India , , West...
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jul 15, 2014

NGO: Israel warplanes hit Syria's Golan, killing 4

Israeli warplanes struck three administrative and military targets in Syria's Golan at dawn on Tuesday, killing two security guards and two women, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jul 23, 2014

Sexual slavery rife in Democratic Republic of the Congo, says MSF

Medical NGO treats thousands of forced labour and rape survivors as militias target civilians in Orientale province Continue reading..... #Democratic Republic of the Congo #Africa