EU Suspends Funding for Flagship WWF Nature Reserve Over Human Rights Concerns

EU Suspends Funding for Flagship WWF Nature Reserve Over Human Rights Concerns

The European Union has suspended funding to a flagship WWF nature reserve project in the Republic of Congo due to “shortcomings” over the treatment of local villagers. The move comes after years of campaigning by civil society groups, highlighting repeated abuses of tribal peoples in the area. The controversial Messok…