Human Rights Organization in Norway is Accused of Money Laundering

The Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (ØKOKRIM) has accused the human rights organization  Global Network for Rights and Development (GNRD) and head of the organization for money laundering and receiving stolen goods. NRK reports that the indictment is over 100 million NOK.

The money is believed to have been received from sources in the United Arab Emirates over a period of three years.

– The money has come from abroad and Norway. Beyond that we have no comment, says Attorney Havard Kampen to NRK.

Global Network for Rights and Developement was founded in Stavanger in 2008. The aim is to strengthen work for human rights and development through strategies and policies that give real changes, writes the organization’s website .

Headquarter of the organization in Stavanger, but the organization has partners in Austria, Belgium, Jordan, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and Zambia.

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