March 06, 2015

India: Freedom of Association And Assembly Rights In Access to Foreign Funding

The American Bar Association, Center for Human Rights received a request from the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of association and assembly to provide international human rights standards on two questions in the context of India’s Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA):

  1. Is access to resources, in particular foreign funding, part of the right to freedom of association under international law, standards and principles?
  2. If so, on what basis may States restrict access to foreign funding under international law, standards and principles? 

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