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'Genuine risk' of terrorism in charities but problem overstated, says report

5 Mar 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Terrorism

There is a "genuine risk" of charities being used for terrorist purposes, but that risk has been exaggerated in a way that has caused lasting reputational damage, according to a report published today.

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