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Complainant Name:
Mrs Preethi von den Driesch

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Observer

Complaint:
Mrs Preethi von den Driesch, a Sri Lankan living in Germany, complained that an article had inaccurately stated that Britain was providing £58 million to help Zimbabwe’s starving citizens. Actually the amount of financial aid being sent by Britain amounted to £38 million.

Resolution:
The newspaper offered to publish a clarification on the point.

Report: 61



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