Investigations

When the Panama Papers were released in 2016, the investigative report led to protesting in countries around the globe and deposed several world leaders. “The Panama Papers is the largest leak… of secret financial information ever obtained by journalists. It’s 11.5 million records of secretive, offshore structures belonging to thousands of people around the world, […]

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Updated 12.30pm – Added video An appeal against a magistrate’s decision to investigate whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri broke money laundering laws will be heard in public, Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi ruled this morning. The investigation was ordered in light of Panama Papers revelations about the secret companies in Panama opened by Mr Mizzi […]

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Asphyxiated by tight control over printing paper, the dramatic change in the editorial lines of traditional media – which led to dismissals and voluntary terminations – and the censorship promoted by the national government, many journalists in Venezuela have opted to create their own media organizations. As evidence, there are 72 Venezuelan startups in the […]

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Updated 12.30pm – Added video An appeal against a magistrate’s decision to investigate whether Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri broke money laundering laws will be heard in public, Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi ruled this morning. The investigation was ordered in light of Panama Papers revelations about the secret companies in Panama opened by Mr Mizzi […]

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Rex Features/AP Images Beyond what might obviously motivate a longtime adversary of the United States, what explains Vladimir Putin’s brazen attack on the 2016 US election? A freshly updated edition of the 2015 book The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries, by two highly credible Russian investigative journalists, […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court observed on Thursday that documents submitted in court during the Panama Papers case proved that then prime minister Nawaz Sharif received a salary from a UAE-based company in August 2013.   The observation came as the apex court’s five-member bench, headed by headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, resumed hearing of review petitions […]

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Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and coordinator of The Panama Papers investigation, will keynote the 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The “Panama Papers” series which won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory […]

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ISLAMABAD: The children of ousted prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an application with the Supreme Court seeking a delay in the hearing of their review petitions against the Panama Papers case verdict. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and […]

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Blaming only multinationals for the plunder of Africa’s mineral and other natural resources? Seeing all Africans, including their elites, as victims of ‘Western’ (or Chinese) exploitation? You won’t anymore after reading the chilling transnational investigation about to be released by our partners in the African Investigative Publishing Collective in partnership with Africa Uncensored. A team […]

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Updated 2.20pm – Added PL statement  Judge Antonio Mizzi has put off a decision as to whether a Panama Papers-related appeal should be heard in open court by one week, after plaintiffs including the Prime Minister said they needed one more week to prepare their arguments.   The case concerns appeals filed by Joseph Muscat, Keith Schembri, Konrad […]

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