On Air Now
WRS Music

WRS Music

-
Music hits throughout the day
Listen Live
Just Played
BBC Newshour Extra

BBC Newshour Extra

12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
 
Next on WRS

Switzerland cuts funding to UK charity

National News // Feb. 21, 2018

Switzerland has cut all funding to the beleaguered British charity Oxfam.

Roger A Smith Switzerland cuts funding to UK charity

The organization has been the centre of a sex scandal after allegations relief workers used prostitutes and held sex parties in Haiti.

Since that first scandal broke, there have been a further 26 allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by Oxfam workers – including rape.

The head of Oxfam, Mark Goldring, has been giving evidence to a British parliamentary committee.

The Switzerland has donated more than CHF 20m to the charity since 2013.

 

 

Tags: uk, bern, charity, oxfam, aid

Related articles

Search