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'Toxic' | Amnesty bosses allegedly paid off after employee deaths

Amnesty bosses allegedly paid off after employee deaths

Amnesty International has lost most of its senior leadership team after a report has alleged that the workplace is plagued with a “toxic” culture – BBC reports.

In a review, one employee described the human rights organisation as having “a toxic culture of secrecy and mistrust”. Soon after, the employer’s Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, requested an independent review into the matter following the deaths of two employees last year - reportedly due to work-related stress and overworking, as well as dealing with mental health challenges.

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