REPORT: TURKEY’S EXPLOITATION OF TERRORISM FINANCING ASSESSMENT TO TARGET CIVIL SOCIETY

On 18 June, Amnesty International reported that it had published a report and says that measures by Turkey to prevent terrorism financing abusively target civil society and set dangerous international precedent, and that its shameless exploitation of the findings of FATF to rush through a draconian new law targeting civil society organisations is a warning to the world that must be challenged,  It says that Law No 7262 on the Prevention of the Financing of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction introduces new measures that violate the rights to freedom of association and expression, as well as internationally recognized fair trial guarantees.

https://bianet.org/english/world/245909-measures-to-prevent-terrorism-financing-abusively-target-civil-society

The report is at –

https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/eur44/4269/2021/en/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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