Category - corruption

  • November 7, 2017

    Transparency International is calling for central, public registers of the real owners of companies, as well as registers containing information on all parties to trusts. 

  • November 4, 2017

    The United States will withdraw from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global anti-corruption programme for the oil, gas and mining sector.

  • November 2, 2017

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development should examine the Colombian government’s inadequate response to a protracted hunger crisis as it discusses the country’s bid to accede to the international body, says Human Rights Watch.

  • October 29, 2017

    French courts have found Teodorin Obiang, the son of the dictator of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea, guilty on charges of laundering the proceeds of corruption, embezzlement and misuse of public funds.

  • October 26, 2017

    A new UN report outlines how environmental activists and human rights defenders who stand up to business abuses have faced criminalisation and murder.

  • October 26, 2017

    Anti-corruption agencies in the Asia Pacific region must start prosecuting the rich and powerful to gain credibility, says a new report from Transparency International.

  • October 18, 2017

    Journalists across Europe have condemned the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist and blogger whose allegations about government corruption led to early elections in 2016.

  • October 2, 2017

    Prominent NGOs including Christian Aid and Oxfam UK have walked out of a landmark scheme to ensure transparency in the extractive sector, saying a UK government decision has gone against its founding principles. 

  • August 23, 2017

    Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, and Transparency International Kenya have condemned the intimidation and raids of civil society organisations in Kenya, including those fighting against corruption, and have called on the government to protect – not harass – organisations working to strengthen good governance in the country.

  • August 14, 2017

    Investigative journalist Alexander Sokolov has been jailed for three and a half years by a Russian court. Sokolov has been convicted with involvement in a banned extremist group.The International Federation of Journalists and the European Federation of Journalists have joined  the Russian Union of Journalists in condemning the ruling which is being used to silence and intimidate Sokolov and other journalists.