UN wins right to inspect oil-for-food papers given to congressional panel

[JURIST] A United Nations-appointed committee investigating the UN oil-for-food program has won the right to inspect internal documents a former investigator turned over to the US Congress. Robert Parton resigned last month [JURIST report] from the Independent Inquiry Committee [official website] because he felt the UN investigation wasn't tough enough. The House had subpoenaed the documents [JURIST report] for their own investigation and Parton complied. Congress opposed returning the documents [JURIST report], and a court ordered Parton to stop distributing them [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.

 

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