How International Rules on Countering the Financing of Terrorism Impact Civil Society

Published: May 2013

This 2013 policy briefing from TNI discusses, among other things, the danger in encouraging regimes to restrict the legitimate activities of CSOs when transposing financing requirements.

It concludes that making banks and non-profits liable for the acts and social networks of their customers and beneficiaries – while holding charities and CSOs responsible for the ‘extremist’ views and actions of their associates – stifles freedom of association and expression and promotes self-censorship.