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Dartmoor zoo 'gains charity status' 
BBC - 9 Hours ago
A zoo that inspired a Hollywood film has become a charity, its boss says. The news comes after an online crowdfunding appeal to raise £1.6m for Dartmoor Zoo in Devon closed on Monday after raising nearly     Add Comment

Steinbrenner Charity to Aid Slain Officer's Sons 
ABC News - 9 Hours ago
The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. Silver Shield Foundation Foundation     Add Comment

A Holiday Gift for the United Way 
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
American Water Provides an End of Year Grant to United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey New Jersey American Water has provided a bit of holiday cheer to area
American Water Works : A Holiday Gift for the United Way 4 Traders
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'Wee Oscar' charity fraudster jailed 
BBC - 11 Hours ago
A disc jockey has been jailed for eight months for stealing money from a children's cancer charity linked to the Oscar Knox appeal. Gary Neville from Cupar Way in Belfast raised £930 at a charity fundraising
Oscar Knox charity: Fraudster Gary Neville jailed UK Wired News
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How to get the biggest bang for your charity buck 
USA Today - 11 Hours ago
If you have ever tried to sleep during the day at home, you've probably noticed that your phone rings more frequently than Santa's sleigh in a thunderstorm. That's because the good people at your alumni     Add Comment

Data office says NGO has journalist exemption, rejects Steinmetz claim 
Reuters UK - 12 Hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's data watchdog has dismissed Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's claims against a campaign group which used data to link him and his BSGR mining business to corruption in     Add Comment

UK data office says NGO has journalist exemption, rejects Steinmetz claim 
Reuters Africa - 12 Hours ago
* Global Witness says is a victory for press freedom * BSGR plans to appeal the decision * BSGR in legal battles with Vale, Rio, Guinea and others By Silvia Antonioli LONDON,     Add Comment

China to enhance charity supervision 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 12 Hours ago
China will further push forward the development of charity organizations and increase supervision over the use of charity funds, the central government announced on Thursday, amid mounting public distrust     Add Comment

China publishes guideline to help philanthropy 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 12 Hours ago
BEIJING - Charitable donations in China will become tax deductible, according to a guideline released by the central government on Thursday. The guideline, published by the State Council, said donations     Add Comment

Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges 
Washington Post - 13 Hours ago
(Scott Eells/Bloomberg) The former chief of contracts for International Relief & Development (IRD) in Arlington Va., one of the largest non-governmental organizations to work in Iraq and Afghanistan,     Add Comment

Following the Millions in LUSH's 'Charity Pot' 
Forbes.com - 13 Hours ago
Recently, I wrote about an organization that helps over 141 nonprofits at once. Needless to say, Christmas came early for me when I learned that LUSH e xpects to help fund 380 in 2015 alone. Funny     Add Comment

Federal Eye: Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges 
Washington Post - 13 Hours ago
(Scott Eells/Bloomberg) The former chief of contracts for International Relief & Development (IRD) in Arlington Va., one of the largest non-governmental organizations to work in Iraq and Afghanistan,     Add Comment

China to "regulate" foreign NGOs with new law 
Reuters India - 13 Hours ago
4:07pm IST BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims to "regulate" foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) under a law being discussed this week, state media said on Monday, which aims to step up supervision     Add Comment

China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 12 Hours ago
BEIJING - A new bill to regulate overseas nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) was tabled for its first reading on Monday. The bill on NGOs based outside the Chinese mainland was submitted to the bi-monthly
URGENT: China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs Namibia Press Agency
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China to 'regulate' foreign NGOs with new law 
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech during his visit in Macau to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its handover to the mainland, December 19, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Government Information Bureau     Add Comment

Government to waive VAT on WWI memorial charity single 
BusinessWeek - 14 Hours ago
HM Treasury on Friday revealed that it will waive the Value Added Tax (VAT) on the WWI memorial charity single. The waiving of the VAT on the charity single will be funded by fines applied to banks for     Add Comment

China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs 
CHINAdaily Europe - 17 Hours ago
BEIJING - A new bill to regulate overseas nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) was tabled for its first reading on Monday. The bill on NGOs based outside the Chinese mainland was submitted to the bi-monthly
XINHUA - 2nd LD-Writethru: China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs Namibia Press Agency
China mulls law to regulate overseas NGOs CHINAdaily Africa
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Learning lessons from a drugs death 
BBC - 18 Hours ago
One Friday night in January, a 16-year-old boy persuaded his mother to let him go to a party with friends. It was the last time Daniel Spargo-Mabbs spoke to his parents. The teenager died three days
Daniel Spargo-Mabbs death: Parents hope charity will prevent drugs deaths UK Wired News
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Nonprofits prefer cash, but some donors have other ideas [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)] 
BusinessWeek - 21 Hours ago
Dec. 22--Nonprofits u ­su ­al ­ly get cash dona ­tions, but some gifts could be found wrapped un ­der a Christmas tree -- at least, a re ­al ­ly big one. The Minneapolis-based Al ­li ­na Health System     Add Comment

London's cycling festival raised £10 million for charity in 2014 
People.com.cn - 22 Hours ago
LONDON,Dec. 19 (People's Daily Online) -- Mayor of London's annual festival of cycling 2014 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has set a new UK fundraising record after the 20,709 finishers raised more     Add Comment
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>>   Human rights
War Crime Hunters Scour Web in Move From Nazis to New Terrorists 
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
Federal agent Frank Hunter grabbed a cup of coffee, sat down at his kitchen table and fired up his laptop computer to begin his daily hunt for modern-day war criminals. It didn’t take him long to come     Add Comment

DR Congo: Amid spike in violence, UN refugee agency concerned about humanitarian  
BusinessWeek - 14 Hours ago
Continuing violence and multiple attacks in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have sown widespread fear and sparked displacement of thousands of people, the United Nations refugee agency     Add Comment

N.Korea Rejects UN Human Rights Resolution 
Digital Chosun - 23 Hours ago
North Korea on Saturday "flatly rejected" a UN General Assembly resolution on its human rights abuses, adding that any agreements from six-party denuclearization talks are now null and void. "Now that     Add Comment

Woman fatally shot at Myanmar mine protest 
Miami Herald - 11 Hours ago
A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said. Khin San Hlaing, a
Activists, lawmaker say protester shot dead at Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar Yahoo! Canada
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Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights Bangladesh Oil Spill and floods in Indonesia,Thailand  
Africa News Wire - 11 Hours ago
Clean up operations continue on the oil spill in the Sundarbans. As of 22 Dec, four provinces continue to be affected by flooding in Thailand.The Government is providing assistance. INDONESIA After     Add Comment

Somalia Common Humanitarian Fund allocates US$30 million to jump start aid operations  
Africa News Wire - 11 Hours ago
The allocation of US$30 million from the CHF will target some of the most critical needs of over 3 million Somalis in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. (MOGADISHU, 22 December 2014) The Humanitarian     Add Comment

EU releases funds for humanitarian assistance to Libya 
Xinhua News Agency - 12 Hours ago
BRUSSELS, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission is giving 2 million euros (about 2.45 million U.S. dollars) in emergency funding to assist Libyans who have been forced to flee homes due to worsening     Add Comment

North Korea skipping UN Security Council human rights meeting 
CBC - 12 Hours ago
An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking United Nations Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human     Add Comment

Arms Trade Treaty Marks Historic Breakthrough For Human Rights 
RTTNews.com - 13 Hours ago
The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will enter into force on Wednesday, marking a breakthrough for human rights after more than two decades of campaigning by human rights organizations and NGOs around     Add Comment

North Korea to skip UN meeting on its human rights record 
CBC - 13 Hours ago
An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking United Nations Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human     Add Comment

UN To Hold First N Korea Human Rights Talks 
Sky News - 16 Hours ago
By Mark Stone, China Correspondent The United Nations Security Council is to hold its first ever meeting to discuss "unspeakable atrocities" and "grave human rights violations" allegedly being carried
N Korea's Human Rights 'Worst In The World' Sky News
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Russia may send 11th humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine in early January 
Itar Tass - 16 Hours ago
MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Russia may send the 11th humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine in early January, Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov told TASS on Monday. “We are planning to
Russian Humanitarian Convoy Trucks From Luhansk Arrive at Russian Border Big News Network
Tenth Russian Aid Convoy Returns From Donbas GlobalSecurity.org
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Central African Republic: Muslims Trapped in Enclaves 
Africa News Wire - 18 Hours ago
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Muslims Trapped... AllAfrica.com
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North Korea refuses to attend United Nations meeting on human rights 
CTV News - 19 Hours ago
An angry North Korea is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time. International     Add Comment

Bush assured Irish State Shannon not used for rendition flights 
Irish Times - 23 Hours ago
The government received assurances directly from US president George W Bush and his national security adviser Condoleeza Rice that Shannon Airport was not used as a refuelling stop on so-called CIA rendition     Add Comment

Cde Dabengwa, how can you not speak against Gugurahundi architectures and the genocide  
Africa News Wire - 23 Hours ago
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Recommended human rights reads for young adults 
Amnesty International UK - 9 Hours ago
Inspired by a previous blog which shared favourites from top authors we have picked our own recommendations of books for young adults that bring human rights to life. Each book encourages the reader     Add Comment

Court: Orangutan Has Human Rights 
Newser - 9 Hours ago
(Newser) – Weeks after a court in New York denied a chimpanzee human rights , a similar case in Argentina has been found in an orangutan's     Add Comment

Commissioner For Human Rights Criticizes Hungary 
XpatLoop.com - 9 Hours ago
Last week Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižneks submitted the findings of his visit to Hungary over the summer. The 43-page report discusses issues concerning media freedom, the     Add Comment

Common Humanitarian Fund Allocates $60 Million to Kick Start Aid Operations in 2015 
AllAfrica.com - 9 Hours ago
Juba, South Sudan — The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has allocated $60 million to get the humanitarian response for 2015 off to a timely start. The money will support aid agencies to take maximum advantage     Add Comment
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