Oxfam’s deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigns over sex scandal in Haiti

Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring (L) and Oxfam’s chair of trustees Caroline Thomson leave the Department for International Development (DFID) in central London on February 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The deputy chief executive of Oxfam, Penny Lawrence, has resigned over the involvement of the British charity group’s workers in a prostitution scandal in Haiti after […]

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50 years on, Catholic NGO Pax Christi International and Oxfam slam global inaction in face of Israeli occupation

Pro-peace and charitable NGOs blast the international community for having lost countless opportunities to end Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories over the past 50 years. Catholic NGO Pax Christi International and Oxfam, which groups humanitarian bodies, made the remarks in separate statements on Thursday in the run-up to the 50th anniversary of Israel’s invasion […]

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Oxfam accuses UK government of complicity in Saudi war on Yemen

Oxfam is an international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty. (file photo) World leading charity Oxfam condemns the UK’s weapons support for Saudi Arabia, engaged in an aggressive war against Yemen. Oxfam said at a Geneva conference on Tuesday that the UK was violating the International Arms Trade Treaty, which regulates the […]

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Oxfam condemned UK’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia as violating Arms Trade Treaty

A UK-made Typhoon fighter jet belonging to Saudi Arabia’s air force, Leading poverty charity Oxfam has condemned the UK’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia, blasting the British government as “one of the most significant violators” of the international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Last year, London approved the sale of more than £3 billion worth […]

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