Video: In just nine minutes, get the details about governments that support or condone religious persecution, and the funding they get from the World Bank!
World Bank Funding and Freedom of the Press
Countries that carry out strict, occasionally brutal, restrictions on freedom of the press, such as China or Uzbekistan, are receiving large amounts of money from the World Bank every year. Learn more in this report (pdf document)
SJC report on World Bank funding to governments that repress freedom of the press
For a new learning experience, take a look at this Prezi presentation covering 5 specific countries!
Prezi by Alix Vadot & Fiona Frattini
World Bank Funding and Religious Persecution
Countries that repress freedom of religion through torture, imprisonment, or death sentences, are receiving large amounts of money from the World Bank every year. Learn more
SJC Report on World Bank funding to governments that support or condone religious persecution
Dictatorships like Belarus and Uzbekistan get millions of dollars from the World Bank, even though their regimes imprison and torture dissidents and journalists.
World Bank money goes to people like Miguel Facussé, in Honduras, even though his private militia is engaged in struggle with peasants in which many have been murdered.