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WWF Has Hired A Former Top UN Human Rights Official To Oversee Investigation Into Abuses Exposed By BuzzFeed News

The appointment comes amid mounting criticism from indigenous rights groups of the charity’s response to evidence that anti-poaching forces it funds have tortured and killed people.

Tom Warren • 9 days ago

Britain’s Charity Regulator Is Formally Investigating WWF Over Alleged Human Rights Abuses

The UK Charity Commission has launched an investigation after BuzzFeed News exposed evidence that anti-poaching guards backed by the World Wide Fund for Nature have tortured and killed people.

Tom Warren • 15 days ago

Susan Sarandon Is Demanding An "In-Depth" Investigation Into The Allegations Against WWF

The actor is a longtime campaigner and fundraiser for the charity, having fronted its campaigns and donated memorabilia for a WWF auction.

Tom Warren • One month ago

Der WWF will einen neuen Nationalpark errichten und unterschlägt für EU-Fördermittel die Ablehnung der einheimischen Bevölkerung

Der WWF hat behauptet, Einheimische würden einen neuen Nationalpark unterstützen. Sorgen der Menschen wurden aus den Dokumenten gelöscht.

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation: WWF Must Fully Investigate “Extremely Concerning” Human Rights Allegations

The actor shared his 2016 Golden Globe with “indigenous communities around the world” – but he is a prominent public backer and board member of the international mega-charity implicated in human rights abuses.

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

WWF Says Indigenous People Want This Park. An Internal Report Says Some Fear Forest Ranger “Repression.”

The World Wide Fund for Nature claimed indigenous people supported a new national park in a filing to European Union funders – but concerns that the development would drive locals off their land and subject them to mistreatment by forest rangers are omitted from the document, obtained by BuzzFeed News.

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

Britain’s Charity Regulator Will Grill WWF Over “Appalling Atrocities”

“The appalling atrocities and human rights abuses that have been alleged here are at odds with everything we associate with charity.”

Tom Warren • One month ago

環境NGO「WWF」が援助する密猟監視レンジャーら、アジアやアフリカで住民に暴力

世界的な知名度のあるWWFが支援する自然保護レンジャーらが、密猟取り締まりの裏で地元住民への暴力や人権侵害を行っていたことが分かった。

Rikako Takahashi • One month ago

A Leaked Report Shows WWF Was Warned Years Ago Of “Frightening” Abuses

The wildlife charity said it would investigate evidence of violence against indigenous people uncovered by BuzzFeed News. But internal documents reveal WWF had already commissioned an investigation that warned of human rights abuses in 2015.

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

Senior US Lawmakers Are Calling For An Urgent Review Of WWF Funding Following A BuzzFeed News Investigation

“These are shocking reports which, if true, should trigger an immediate and thorough review of these programs.”

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

Die Bundesregierung hat offenbar schwere Menschenrechtsverbrechen über Jahre mitfinanziert

In einem vom Entwicklungsministerium geförderten WWF-Projekt im Kongo soll es zu Folter, Massenvergewaltigungen und Mord gekommen sein.

Tom Warren • One month ago

Celebrity Explorer Ben Fogle Has Suspended His Role As WWF Ambassador Following A BuzzFeed News Investigation

“In light of the very serious human rights allegations made against WWF I have suspended my ambassadorial role with immediate effect.”

Tom Warren • One month ago

UK Parliament Members Are Calling For An Investigation Into Government Funding Of WWF

"Taxpayers and donors to WWF need to know that their money is not being misspent and supporting appalling human rights abuses.”

Katie J.M. Baker • One month ago

WWF Funds Guards Who Have Tortured And Killed People

The beloved animal charity with the cuddly panda logo funds vicious paramilitary forces to fight poaching. A BuzzFeed News investigation reveals the hidden human cost.

Tom Warren • One month ago

A Cryptocurrency Pioneer Wrote About Sex With A Preteen Girl On His Blog. He Says It Was Fiction.

Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gavin Wood wrote — and then deleted — a post about having sex with a preteen girl who was dying of AIDS. He says it was fiction.

Ryan Mac • 7 months ago

Dozens More Women Say They Were Sexually Assaulted At Massage Envy

A mother and daughter said they were both assaulted — in separate rooms — after purchasing a special Mother’s Day package.

Katie J.M. Baker • 7 months ago

“Overly Aggressive” Prosecution Of Vulnerable Women For False Rape Claims Could Deter Victims From Reporting Assaults, MPs Have Warned

“No victim should be too scared to come forward to report a rape because of the fear of ending up in jail themselves.”

Jane Bradley • 9 months ago

Hundreds Of Women In The UK Have Been Prosecuted For Lying About Rape

It’s not uncommon for judges to call these women “wicked”; one male judge said a convict had “betrayed the sisterhood”.

Katie J.M. Baker • 9 months ago

これは本当の話だ。180人以上の女性があるマッサージ店で性的暴行を受けていた

全米に展開するマッサージ・チェーン「マッサージ・エンヴィー(Massage Envy)」では、手頃な価格で心地良さが得られ、しばし現実を忘れることができる。しかし、180人以上の顧客が、マッサージ・エンヴィーで、マッサージではなく性的暴行を受けたと言っている。しかし、10億ドル規模の売上があるこのマッサージ・チェーンは、「それは自分たちが解決すべき問題ではない」と主張。BuzzFeed Newsがこの件を調査した。

Katie J.M. Baker • One year ago

Massage Envy Announces Major Changes In Sexual Assault Policy

The changes come after a BuzzFeed News investigation that found more than 180 women had reported sexual assault at Massage Envy spas.

Katie J.M. Baker • One year ago