WFP Concerned ISIS Manipulating Food Aid Parcels In Syria
New York Times: U.N. Concerned About Reports That Food Aid to Syria Is in ISIS Hands
“The United Nations food relief agency said it was ‘extremely concerned’ about the possible manipulation of its aid to Syria after images posted on jihadist websites and social media appeared to show Islamic State supporters distributing the agency’s relief supplies rebranded with the militant group’s logo…” (Cumming-Bruce, 2/3).
Reuters: WFP alarmed by pictures of ISIS logos on its Syria food parcels
“… ‘WFP condemns this manipulation of desperately needed food aid inside Syria,’ said Muhannad Hadi, WFP Emergency Regional Coordinator, in a statement late on Monday. The agency was trying to confirm the authenticity of those images, it said…” (Miles/Holmes, 2/3).