Questions tagged [ngos]

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Couldn't Carola Rackete of Sea Watch 3 have chosen another harbor?

From the BBC: Carola Rackete was arrested at the Italian port of Lampedusa after a two-week stand-off with police at sea. Her vessel, Sea-Watch 3, was banned from docking, but it eventually ...
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Why does Orbán concentrate so much in fighting some NGOs?

Recently, George Soros Group has left Hungary: Citing "an increasingly repressive political and legal environment" in Hungary, the OSF said in a statement that its decision to quit the country ...
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Why do some human rights organizations oppose elections?

It appears that in nation-building there are two schools of thought: one that advocates holding elections as soon as possible, and one that advocates that nations must reach a certain level before ...
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How many people were seriously injured during the Catalan independence referendum? [closed]

There are currently a lot of quotes about "hundreds of injured people" during the Catalan independence referendum but they all come from a potentially biased source, (Catalan government), and don't ...
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Is it legal for US non-government organizations to take funding from a foreign country and fund US candidates for office?

Can a private charity 501(c)(3) or (4) be banned in the US for laundering money from a foreign country if they can't prove they have a monetary firewall between it and its other legal entities and ...
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Authenticity of publications of Human Rights Watch

Are reports of Human Rights Watch reviewed by external authorities before they are published? Who verifies the veracity of the information present in their reports? Are evidences and citations ...
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Organisations like AI and HRW but more anti-anti-semitic [closed]

As of 11 January, there's no hits on AI or HRW about the deadly attack on the French Jewish supermarket HyperCacher, while by contrast HRW has condemned the attack on Charlie Hebdo and attacks against ...