WWF said it took the allegations “extremely seriously”. Photo: AFP

British watchdog investigates WWF charity for compliance lapses after claims of ‘gang-rape, murder and torture’ in Africa and Asia

  • The inquiry will assess whether World Wide Fund for Nature’s UK arm followed ‘due diligence’ in ensuring that money sent abroad did not contribute to abuse
  • German MPs are also calling for a halt to millions in funding over claims of gang-rape, murder and torture by eco-guards funded and equipped by WWF in the DRC
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WWF said it took the allegations “extremely seriously”. Photo: AFP
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