The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has released amendments to Recommendation 8 (R8) and its interpretive note to address the misapplication and misinterpretation of this recommendation that had led countries to apply disproportionate measures on non-profit organisations (NPOs).

The apparent misuse of R8 used by governments to limit or proscribe political opponents has been reported in many countries across the world.

Misuse of R8

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