Statewatch article: RefNo# 31306
Transnational Institute (TNI) - Statewatch: Counter-terrorism, 'policy laundering' and the FATF - legalising surveillance, regulating civil society
Statewatch News Online, March 2012
A new report published on 2 March by the Transnational Institute and Statewatch: "Counter-terrorism, 'policy laundering' and the FATF - legalising surveillance, regulating civil society" by Ben Hayes examines the global framework for countering-terrorist financing developed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other international law enforcement bodies. The 68-page report includes a thorough examination of the impact of FATF's 'Special Recommendation VIII' on countering the threat of terrorist financing said to be posed by non-profit organisations (NPOs):

"How international rules on countering terrorist-financing are undermining freedom of association: an analysis of the impact of FATF 'Special Recommendation VIII' on non-profit organisations":

- Press release (pdf)
- Executive Summary (pdf)
- Full text of report (pdf)

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