April 12, 2019

The RJD-led mahagathbandhan in Bihar (having a total of 40 Lok Sabha seats) stitched an alliance with the Congress (nine seats), CPI-ML (one seat of Arrah), Jitan Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha or HAM (three seats), and Mukesh Sahni-led Vikassheel Insan Party or VIP (three seats) and Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party or RLSP (five […]

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To celebrate the third anniversary of the Panama Papers we’re speaking with reporters from around the world about the investigation, the impact and their experience. This week, we kick off with Boyoung Lim from South Korea. Boyoung works for Newstapa, a nonprofit investigative journalism center based in Seoul that – among other findings – exposed […]

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FOUR international anti-corruption non-governmental organisations have charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seize a $56million private jet allegedly belonging to Dan Etete, Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, who is the main actor in the Malabu oil deal scandal. This was contained in a joint petition signed by the heads of the […]

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NEW YORK — After the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London, his lawyer was quick to characterize it as an assault against the rights of journalists all over the world who seek to uncover secrets. But was it quite that clear? Does WikiLeaks do journalism, or is it something else? The answer wasn’t […]

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Issued by Transparency International Secretariat Translations: ES In a last ditch attempt to get G20 leaders to take the fight against corruption seriously, Transparency International and its Argentinian chapter Poder Ciudadano, have lined streets in Buenos Aires with posters with the slogan “#G20TakeAction: Implement Your Anti-Corruption Commitments” in advance of this week’s summit. As International […]

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Issued by Transparency International Secretariat Transparency International condemns in the strongest possible terms Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’s decision to expel the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, (CICIG) the UN-sponsored body charged with assisting national corruption investigations, and urges the Constitutional Court of Guatemala to block this attempt. Working with national authorities since 2007, the International […]

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Issued by Ghana Integrity Initiative The news of the murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a courageous investigative journalist who helped expose corruption in African football, has been received by the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of Transparency International, with grave trepidation. The act is signalling a dangerous twist to the fight against corruption in Ghana. The […]

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We are thrilled to give you the top ten of this years Future Against Corruption competition. See the shortlisted ideas here!     How can I vote? In this second round, voting is open until 23:59 on Wednesday, 21 November. You can vote for your three favourite videos among the shortlisted ten by clicking on the […]

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London — The former President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, sharply criticized the country’s current president on Thursday for stripping WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of asylum status and allowing him to be arrested by U.K. police. “The greatest traitor in Ecuadorian and Latin American history, Lenín Moreno, allowed the British police to enter our embassy in London […]

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Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged illegal takeover of 500,000 hectares of land across four states by a Chinese firm, Lee Group of Companies. At the plenary on Thursday, the House called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences […]

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Times were different when the WikiLeaks founder walked into Ecuador’s London embassy seeking asylum in 2012. Fearing that his native Australia wouldn’t protect him from extradition to the United States, where he faces imprisonment or even execution, Assange appealed to Ecuador’s then-president Rafael Correa to grant him refuge from “political persecution.” Ecuador agreed, granting him […]

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