China cracks down on citizens abroad as people flee country
"China's influence in the U.N. and other international institutions are diminishing because of its gross violations," a human rights expert told Newsweek.
The West in Crisis
The ultra-progressive dogma—that is, the beating heart of Western weakness—must be abandoned and repudiated.
Secret Chinese police stations are legal in these countries
Two New York-based individuals have been charged for allegedly supporting Chinese interests as part of a secret outpost in Manhattan.
Georgia lawmakers throw punches over Russian-inspired "foreign agent" law
Proposed legislation against independent media "would demonstrate the present government's increasing embrace of Russia," U.S. lawmakers argue.
China defends "secret police stations" found around the world
A human rights organization reported that more than 100 such centers exist globally, including in some countries that have welcomed them.
Booking.com and the Anti-Semitic Zeitgeist
This isn't the first time Booking.com has tried to adopt a corporate policy to discriminate against Israel.
A New Law Threatens to Strangle Civil Society in Thailand, and Beyond
We urge governments, in the region and beyond, to push the Thai government to immediately scrap any plans to make this hugely repressive law a reality.
American NGOs Rally Behind Groups Accused by Israel of Terrorism
If Israel corroborates its charges, the six NGOs should be designated as terrorist charities here in America.
Afghans Develop Signals to Tell Military They Qualify for Evacuation
"When I saw the Italian army, I climbed on a pole and I raised my arm with that red scarf and also with Italian flag in my hand,'' an Afghan woman said.
U.S. Leaves Afghanistan Aid Workers to Defend 20 Years of Progress
Aid agencies say the Taliban is dealing with an Afghanistan that has made dramatic progress and may not revert easily back to how things were in the 1990s.
US Military Claims Responsibility for More Than 23 Civilian Deaths in 2020
Those civilian fatalities were reported in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria. The Pentagon said most of the civilian casualties were in Afghanistan, where 20 civilians were killed. However, non-governmental monitoring groups claim the reported number is below the actual total.
The PA Just Made It Harder for Biden To Help Palestinians
Abbas's new NGO decree might trigger the Taylor Force Act, thus ruling out U.S. assistance.
Human Rights and Anti-Semitism: Beyond the Partisan Divide
The issues stemming from the hostile anti-Semitic takeover of the human rights movement started long before the current administration, and should not be simply dismissed because of American political polarization.
When Peace Threatens the Peace NGO Industry
For many NGOs, the new Abraham Accords are not an opportunity to celebrate peace, mutual recognition and dialogue, but a catastrophe threatening their core business.
How Coronavirus and Cognitive Dissonance Are Shaping the NGO Landscape
The need for oversight of NGO activities is greater than ever.
Local Leaders Blame Bolsonaro, Allies for Spiking Police Killings in Brazil
More than 1,250 people have been killed by police this year under the watch of the far-right president, who came to office promising a zero-tolerance approach to crime.
Israel Pressured Germany to Defund Media, Rights Groups
The letter allegedly urged the German government to "fundamentally rethink" its support for a range of organizations, including the Jewish Museum in Berlin.
Authorities Pushed to Address 'Shameful' Migrant Camps
More than 17,000 migrants are stuck in limbo inside over-capacity camps on Greece's Mediterranean islands.
The State Department Wants to Divest from Democracy NGO
The National Endowment for Democracy was created in 1983 to fund and proliferate pro-U.S. and pro-democracy institutions abroad.
Are Americans More Charitable Amid Social Strife?
New research looks at why and when Americans give most.
Businesses, Take a Cue From NGOs When Opposing Trump
The trick is finding a creative and powerful combination of social purpose and commercial interest.
Amnesty Decries Russia Labeling NGOs as Foreign Agents
Amnesty International slammed the law as a "draconian" attempt to stifle criticism.
Israel's NGO Bill is an Attempt to Crush Critics
Under the pretense of increasing transparency, the bill's actual intention is to delegitimize left-leaning organizations.
Israel's new NGO Bill Will Reveal Hidden Agendas
NGOs operating in Israel must be transparent about who funds them, writes Emmanuel Navon
Poll: The Majority of Russians See Themselves As Free
Russian voters were more concerned about the state of their democracy during the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev than now.
The Exploitative Selfishness of Volunteering Abroad
Working in a poor country should result in a broadened worldview, not a new profile picture.
Russia Outlaws the National Endowment for Democracy
The D.C.-based nonprofit foundation is the first to be officially designated as an "undesirable organization" by Russian law enforcement.
MacArthur Foundation to Leave Russia Under Pressure From Kremlin
The foundation, which has operated in Moscow for more than 20 years, said new laws had made it 'impossible to continue,' by placing the charity on a list of 'undesirable' organizations - a criticism it said was baseless.
The U.S. Is Still Indispensable. For the Time Being.
Emerging powers are resorting to mechanisms like the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to achieve their ends.
Russian Parliament Creates a "Patriotic Stop-List"
The Federation Council wants to outlaw twelve international NGOs, including Freedom House and the MacArthur Foundation.