Month: March 2021

Departments of the Red Cross received money from Philip Morris against instructions

Local offices of the Red Cross accepted more than 3 million dollar in donations from tobacco producer Philip Morris. This goes against the instruction of the international umbrella organization that had urged to reject such donations in 2015. By Gidi Pols and Jochem van Staalduine The Red Cross does “not want to be associated with …

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Tobacco giants feel at home in the ‘land of clean skies’

The Investigative Desk has discovered that until 2015 a remarkable amount of money from cigarette manufacturers flowed to Switzerland via the Netherlands. After that year, the money flow is no longer traceable due to Dutch regulations. By Gidi Pols and Jochem van Staalduine This article was published in the Dutch newspaper NRC. If you search …

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