Paisley Dodds, The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)

Paisley Dodds

The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Paisley:

How we helped investigators in the WHO sex scandal probe

Help us, help you. If investigators want journalists to share details of sex abuse victims, they should be willing to answer our questions. → Read More

Sex abuse scandal rocks World Health Organization, but what now?

The WHO knew of the allegations during the Ebola response in May 2019. So why did it take more than a year to launch an independent investigation? → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Emergency COVID vaccination scheme in legal jeopardy

And you thought vaccine supply was the only problem? → Read More

Aid worker sex abuse is often exposed by journalists, but what comes next?

It often takes journalists to expose sex scandals involving UN peacekeepers or aid workers, but whose job is it to make sure victims aren’t forgotten? → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Whistleblowers detail new Oxfam misconduct allegations in Iraq

New Oxfam misconduct claims in Iraq surface. Where will it end for the charity, and what does it mean for other NGOs? → Read More

Inside Story: How we broke the story of alleged COVID-19 corruption in South Sudan

It started with a tip about hand gel, but mushroomed into an eight-month investigation into much broader profiteering. → Read More

Haitian court orders UN peacekeeper to pay child support in landmark case

Enforcing the order could be an uphill legal battle, but the case may encourage other courts around the world to push such claims forward. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Catholic NGO boss accused of racism and abuse in Sudan

An alleged racist incident capped months of complaints from staff about management at the Catholic Relief Services offices in Sudan. → Read More

Inside Story: How we broke the Ebola sexual abuse scandal

First, there were whispers of women being sexually abused by aid workers during the Ebola response. Then, we heard 51 voices. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked review exposes scale of aid corruption and abuse in Congo

The web of exploitation and extortion involves UN and NGO staff, militias, businesses, and local officials. The losers? The most vulnerable. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Blunders in Central African Republic sex abuse probe detailed in internal UN review

‘Inappropriate’ questions, rotten DNA samples, and lax security may have bungled investigations into women's and girls' claims of rape and other sexual abuses by UN peacekeepers. → Read More

Haitians fear deportation from Bahamas after storm disaster

Undocumented and exposed, Haitian migrants are facing even more uncertainty after Hurricane Dorian. → Read More

As Ebola cases rise, so do worries of a cross-border epidemic

Health officials say the virus is likely to reach the provincial capital, Goma, and possibly neighbouring Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda. → Read More

UN peacekeepers in Congo hold record for rape, sex abuse

BUNIA, Congo (AP) — She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old Congolese girl found refuge in a camp protected by United Nations peacekeepers. T → Read More

UN mission in Congo forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

BUNIA, Congo (AP) — She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old girl found refuge in a camp protected by U.N. peacekeepers. The camp should have → Read More

UN mission in Congo forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

BUNIA, Congo (AP) — The Congolese orphan girl haunts the U.N.'s top human rights official, even though more than a decade has passed since he heard her story. It was → Read More

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

LONDON (AP) — The carnage of the London Bridge attack could have been worse: One of the attackers tried to rent a larger truck that could have killed more people, but his payment → Read More

Dramatic footage released showing deadly London attacks

LONDON (AP) — Dramatic video footage released Thursday captures the moment when armed police swooped into a busy market area near London Bridge on Saturday night and shot dead thr → Read More

Alleged London attacker was a known radical Islamist

LONDON (AP) — One of the men believed to have carried out the deadly weekend attack in central London was a known radical Islamist who was filmed unfurling a black flag resembling → Read More

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation. He didn't interview the accuser or medical staff who examined her, but he cleared the peacekeeper — who remained in the Sri Lankan military. → Read More