Monday, 25 November 2013 - 09:28
Amnesty International Netherlands announces job cuts
Amnesty International Netherlands has decided to cut its work force by nearly one-third because of a difficult financial situation. Amnesty International / Flickr It is the first time since its foundation in 1968, the human rights organization in Netherlands has faced decrease in its membership and revenues, the Volkskrant reports. The organization is entirely dependent on membership fees and donations. Its revenues are down this year by 10%. In 2013, Amnesty International Netherlands sees a loss of €2.65 million on its annual budget of €25 million. The organization’s membership has fallen by 16,000 this year. Also, it also had €1 million less than expected in donations and legacies.