“Pay for Slay” Audit Reports Released

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has now released to UK Lawyers to Israel (UKLFI) audit reports relating to funds used by the Palestinian Authority (PA) in its “pay for slay” policy and terms of reference under which they were prepared.   The documents are available HERE: F2018-247 Disclosures 1-4

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Imprisoned Finance Directors ignored by PwC Auditors

PwC Palestine audited a Palestinian NGO while two of its finance directors were taken into administrative detention for their alleged connections to a designated terrorist group. PwC Palestine is known to have audited the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) for the period 2014 to 2018.  During this time, not

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Pay for Slay account audits to be released as DFID abandons part of appeal  

The Department for International Development (DFID) will release documents to UK Lawyers to Israel, (UKLFI)  having  abandoned part of its appeal of the Information Commissioner ’s decision. The Commissioner ordered DFID to release to UKLFI audits of accounts into which British grant aid was transferred and then used to pay

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DFID appeals Information Commissioner’s decision on Palestinian Authority audits

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has appealed the decision of Information Commissioner, who ordered it to disclose to UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) audits of the funds provided by the UK and other countries and transferred to the Palestinian Authority (PA) via the World Bank. DFID was ordered

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DFID must have known about Pay for Slay since 2007

More evidence has emerged that DFID must have known that the money it paid to the Palestinian Authority was being spent on salaries for convicted terrorists and their families, as well as on families of suicide bombers. A World Bank Report[1] has come to light that criticised the sums spent

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DFID ordered to disclose Audits of Palestinian Authority Funds used to pay Salaries to Terrorists

The Information Commissioner has ordered the Department for International Development (DFID) to disclose audit reports of accounts into which British grant aid was transferred and allegedly used to pay salaries to convicted Palestinian terrorists.  The Commissioner has concluded that there is a significant public interest in the disclosure of the

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UK Government Conceals Audits of Foreign Aid

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is engaged in a cover-up of its failure to stop millions of pounds of British aid being paid by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to terrorists. In doing so it may be concealing criminal offences committed by British Ministers and officials. DFID has refused

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UKLFI’s complaint that PWC failed to raise concerns about payments to terrorists has been allowed

The UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) has decided to allow the complaint from UK Lawyers for Israel and has stated that  the issues raised by UKLFI “merit further examination”. The complaint was originally brought against PwC in December 2016 and it

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PwC’s Audit Whitewash of Terror Linked NGOs

Two NGOs with close links to a terrorist organisation, are audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Defence for Children International Palestine (DCI-P) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) have very close links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a proscribed and active terror organisation, whose aim

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