Investigations

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday questioned BJP leader and businessman Shishir Bajoria in connection with an investigation into offshore firms, as revealed in the Panama Papers exposé. WATCH: The Pakistani version of the ‘Sonu song’ takes a dig at Nawaz Sharif’s resignation Judiciary’s coup

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Islamabad: Former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi was on Saturday sent on a 14-day judicial remand by a court for allegedly altering official records presented for a probe in the Panama Papers case. Hijazi was arrested by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) earlier in July after a report released by the […]

Jul 30, 2017- The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office over graft allegations. Sharif became the biggest casualty of the Panama Papers leaks. But in Nepal, investigation into people who were said to have run offshore companies according to the Panama Papers has been moving at a snail’s […]

Photo Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad in March. Credit Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Pakistani Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was based on corruption accusations stemming from the Panama Papers, a trove of leaked documents from the Panamanian… read more at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/28/world/asia/panama-papers-pakistan-nawaz-sharif.html

(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) — Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after a ruling by the nation’s Supreme Court to disqualify him from office, according to the BBC. The decision came after an investigation into his family’s wealth following the 2015 Panama Papers probe that linked Sharif’s children to offshore companies. Sharif has denied any wrongdoing […]

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan will announce its verdict in the Panama Papers case at 11:30am on Friday. The decision of the Panama Papers case will be announced by the original five-member bench which heard the landmark case. The bench comprises Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Sh. Azmat […]

On July 5, 2017, the Pakistani currency fell by over 3 percent in what was the currency’s largest decline in nine years. This was like the distant thunder that warns of a looming storm, but its importance was missed as all eyes were drawn on the ongoing Panama Papers investigation in Pakistan and the Afghanistan […]

ROCKY MOUNT – A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose investigative reporting has blown the lid off fraud and exploitation got his start in the mountains of Franklin County. Michael Hudson is the senior editor for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). It’s based out of Washington DC, and he lives in New York City. He […]