Saturday 19 October 2019

Probo Koala owners change Wikipedia

The editors of Wikipedia were forced this week to repeatedly restore the entry for Probo Koala, the ship that last year dumped 500 tonnes of toxic waste in Ivory Coast, the Volkskrant reported on Friday.

The ship’s owners, Trafigura, kept changing the Dutch-language entry to say they had done nothing wrong. It has now been non-editable since Wednesday. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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