India freezes foreign funding to Greenpeace, cites violations

April 9, 2015 2:38 PM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has blocked foreign funding to the local branch of Greenpeace and restricted some activities, a government statement said on Thursday, with New Delhi accusing the environmental group of misusing funds.

Bank accounts of Greenpeace India were frozen as they were found violating financial regulations, the interior ministry said in the statement.

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