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Third Sector Foundation of Turkey

Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV) was established in 1993 by Turkey’s leading CSOs and has now grown to support a network of over 100 associations and foundations that share a vision of strengthening the legal, fiscal and operational infrastructure of the third...
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Civil society and protest in South Africa: A view from 2012

Introduction On 16 August 2012, the South African Police Services (SAPS) shot and killed 34 striking mineworkers at Marikana, near Rustenburg. The world watched in horror as images of the police shooting semi-automatic live rounds at the strikers were broadcast across...
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Tracking the Growth of Organised Community Philanthropy: Is it the missing piece in community development?

Summary It’s time the mainstream development sector listened more closely to the voices – quiet, passionate, credible and deeply-rooted – of local community philanthropy. These small institutions are routinely overlooked by large donors, but they are an essential part of...
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The Communal State: Increasing restrictions to civil society rights and individual liberties

 A legal and regulatory framework for civil society Background Since 2002, different steps have been documented that have been taken by the Venezuelan government to impose restrictions on civil society rights.  In that year, for the first time, the Inter-American Human Rights...
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