Ethiopian Govt Bans More NGOs

Authorities have banned three civic organizations under a controversial 2009 law that prohibits NGOs from engaging in human rights advocacy or policy-related activities and caps foreign funding at 10 percent.

Ethiopians receive humanitarian aid.

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    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 23 December 2008

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