Oxfam scandal: Disgraced former Haiti director slams 'exaggerations and lies'

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"But you should know that a lot of people, including in the worldwide media, will blush with shame when they hear my version of the facts", he told De Standaard.

He added: "Now everything is exaggerated and that hurts, especially because my family does not want to see me anymore".

"Parties every week? Fancy villas?"

Oxfam said in a statement it had identified that "one of those dismissed by Oxfam as a result of the sexual misconduct case in Haiti" was "subsequently hired by Oxfam as a consultant In Ethiopia".

Oxfam has since faced further allegations that prostitutes were also used by its staff in Chad in 2006, where Mr van Hauwermeiren was the charity's country chief at the time.

The Paris-based group, known by its French acronym MSF, said it had received 146 complaints or alerts previous year, of which 40 were found to be allegations of harassment or sexual assault.

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Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals.

The revelations came as Oxfam grapples with allegations that it was not transparent about a scandal involving some of its staff for using prostitutes in Haiti following a devastating 2010 quake. "Women paid with money from the organisation?"

Belgium's federal prosecutors said on Thursday that they were not aware of any investigation against Van Hauwermeiren.

Oxfam has come under fire after it was accused of failing to pass on information about Mr van Hauwermeiren's resignation to a French charity, which later employed him in Bangladesh.

In an Instagram post, the activist, who is married to actor Colin Firth, said she was no longer an active ambassador for the charity.

Mordaunt called the Haiti prostitution allegations "horrifying".

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Some 1,270 people cancelled their direct debits to Oxfam between Saturday and Monday after the Haiti revelations were first reported - nearly double the average of 600 cancellations per month.

But it stressed the dismissal of Damien Berrendorf, who served as the Oxfam's country director in Haiti from 2012 to 2017, was "not related to sexual misconduct" and was "not connected to the case in 2011". No apology for the disgusting betrayal of the people they exist to help.

The Oxfam scandal has been escalated by critics in the Conservative Party who've used it to argue for a reduction in government spending on the aid sector in favour of domestic priorities. Or to the British people - who they've conned and let down.

Oxfam officials also met the Charity Commission on Wednesday after the regulator launched a statutory inquiry.

The wickedness of those sleazy aid workers has made good, decent people mistrust all charities and think twice about giving.

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