By Steve Dellar   |  02-12-2018   News
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As we reported during the weekend, one of Europe’s biggest NGO’s who provide help to refugees and immigrants has become embroiled in a sex scandal when it became known that some senior staff of their organization has used corporate funds to pay prostitutes for parties during the aftermath of the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010.

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oxfam prostitute scandal: &quot;We have to put people in jail&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/JuliaHB1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JuliaHB1</a> Listen live <a href="https://t.co/gkL0xhV9Xr">https://t.co/gkL0xhV9Xr</a> <a href="https://t.co/BR5fK6i6Bk">pic.twitter.com/BR5fK6i6Bk</a></p>&mdash; talkRADIO (@talkRADIO) <a href="https://twitter.com/talkRADIO/status/962965274738724866?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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With $44 million of government funding to Oxfam hanging in the balance, all senior managers of the organisation were summoned to a meeting with Britain’s aid minister Penny Mordaunt.

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Oxfam reacted over the weekend with a statement: “the misconduct findings related to offences including bullying, harassment, intimidation and failure to protect staff as well as sexual misconduct.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jeremy Corbyn on Oxfam Haiti scandal: Utterly disgusting, it should never have been covered up it should have been dealt with in the strongest possible terms immediately</p>&mdash; Emma Vardy (@EmmaVardyTV) <a href="https://twitter.com/EmmaVardyTV/status/963062500223832065?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Whereas you would assume that after this the scandal would simply die down, it is now only widening as French press jumped in by recounting stories about how the also EU funded NGO did the same thing during a mission in the African nation of Tchad in 2006.

Related coverage: <a href="https://thegoldwater.com/news/18074-Oxfam-The-NGO-That-Hires-Prostitutes-In-Haiti-With-Your-Money#18168"> Oxfam – The NGO That Hires Prostitutes In Haiti With Your Money</a>.

By now, both the UK government and the EU are threatening to cut aid whilst people are calling in to radio shows saying that ‘Oxfam is only the tip of the iceberg’.

Source:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/11/oxfam-failed-tell-government-prostitute-scandal-staff-not-exchanging/

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