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Stories with subject: Non-governmental organizations
  • Russia declares US foundation 'undesirable' under new law story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 1:07 pm

    MOSCOW - Russian prosecutors on Tuesday moved to outlaw a prominent U.S. foundation, for the first time taking advantage of a new law designed to shut foreign groups deemed hostile to national interests amid a showdown with the West over Ukraine.

  • Cambodian Senate OKs restrictions on non-government groups story has photos
    Updated: Jul-24-15 10:25 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's Senate on Friday approved tight restrictions on non-governmental organizations, rejecting appeals from rights groups that say the law could be used for political repression.

  • A Palestinian village braces for Israeli demolition 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 2:45 am

    SUSIYA, West Bank - Residents of this dusty village are bracing for Israeli bulldozers to come and knock down their makeshift homes of tarp, wood and wire any day now.

  • American NGO MacArthur Foundation says it's leaving Russia 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 5:43 am

    MOSCOW - The MacArthur Foundation, a prominent American non-governmental organization that has operated in Russia for more than two decades, announced Wednesday it was leaving Russia because of the government's crackdown on foreign groups.

  • UN approves accreditation for Palestinian Return Center 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 11:46 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations approved U.N. accreditation Monday for the London-based Palestinian Return Center in a defeat for Israel which claims the organization is affiliated with Hamas and "openly promotes terrorism."

  • UN accredits Freedom Now in a victory for the United States 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 7:20 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations on Monday approved U.N. accreditation for the non-profit organization Freedom Now which works to free prisoners of conscience around the world in a victory for the United States and a defeat for China and other opponents.