Closure of Iraq charity puts rescued Yazidi sex slaves at risk, director warns

By Lin Taylor LONDON, Jan 5 : The closure of a charity providing treatment for trauma to Yazidi sex slaves rescued from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq will damage their chances of recovery, the charity’s head said today. The Yazidi-led charity Yazda, based in the Iraqi Kurdistan city of Dohuk, had been providing aid […]

Chinese-backed charity may be violating US law, tax specialists say

By Steve Stecklow, Renee Dudley and James Pomfret NEW YORK/SHANGHAI, Oct 14 : A New York educational charity affiliated with a Chinese company may have violated rules governing tax-exempt organizations in the United States, tax specialists say. The Council for American Culture and Education Inc was set up in 2009 on behalf of Chinese for-profit […]

US removes defunct Saudi-linked American charity from blacklist

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON, Sep 17 : The United States removed a defunct charity with links to Saudi Arabia from its sanctions blacklist as part of a settlement with the charity that ends a lengthy dispute arising from claims that it funneled money to terrorists, the Treasury Department said. The US decision in 2004 to […]