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Five More Foreign NGOs De-Register Representative Offices

According to information on the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) website, five foreign NGO representative offices have de-registered in recent months. This makes a total of seven foreign NGOs that registered after the Foreign NGO Law went into effect in January 2017 and subsequently de-registered. Only two foreign NGOs had de-registered their representative offices in the first two years of the law’s implementation.Read more

Registered Foreign NGO Representative Offices Interactive Map and Filterable Table

The following interactive graphics display information about currently-registered foreign NGOs’ representative offices in China as provided by the Ministry of Public Security website. The interactive map shows the approximate location of foreign NGOs’ representative offices in China. The filterable table provides the same information in a searchable text format.Read more