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Media: once Again, allegations to the WWF

The environmental organization World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) holds a media report, according to a study on human rights violations in the Salonga national Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. How reported on Monday citing the UK Rainforest Foundation (RFUK), the aims of the WWF first of all, there is no publication initiated by him study. RFUK Director Simon Counsell of the language, therefore, of an "attempt by the WWF to cover up the incidents in Salonga".

The Salonga national Park was massive, as it became public that the Park Ranger should have is the inhabitants of the adjacent villages, miss. RFUK had uncovered the incidents and the WWF, and the German state development Bank Kfw, which co-funded the Park, with 5.4 million Euro, in may 2018, of the allegations informed.

is Not the first allegation

In February, had been on two Teams in the Region, according to to six particularly serious cases of rape, torture and killings. According to the RFUK, your report confirmed, therefore, in Essence, the events which have, between 2002 and 2015/16 occurred. The WWF wanted to move the investigation to a further internal assessment, without that it is not clear whether and when something would be released.

It is not the first Time that the WWF with violence allegations faced. In 2017 the British people had accused rights group, Survival International, the animal rights activists to act native in the rain forest of Cameroon systematically miss. (fal/afp)

Created: 01.04.2019, 22:09 PM

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