Category - corruption

  • October 1, 2009

    The news that BAE will be prosecuted shouldn't be such a surprise. In a fair world, it would be normal. But fairness is not a quality that has ever applied to BAE, a company that has spent years using its influence to avoid facing justice.

  • October 1, 2009

    The arms company BAE Systems will be charged with corruption after years of allegations and controversy. The Serious Fraud Office has asked the attorney-general to initiate prosecution on charges of multimillion pound bribery.

  • August 11, 2009

    Look out for a major convention on ‘Real Change’ in the near future, with input from civic groups (including churches) and a manifesto for wide-ranging reform, says Simon Barrow.

  • July 29, 2009

    The UK parliament’s new report on the Bribery Bill is an important step forward towards long-overdue legislation against corporate bribery overseas, says Christian Aid.

  • June 3, 2009
  • February 26, 2009

    Catholic aid agency CAFOD is calling for action to halt the suppression of groups and individuals working for change in the extractives industry in developing countries.

  • February 5, 2009

    The global fiscal crisis is exposing the dark underbelly of evasion, greed and corruption in the corporate sector.

  • December 9, 2008

    Efforts by the UK government to tackle corruption at home and abroad must take on a new urgency if its championing of legitimate business practices is to remain credible, says Christian Aid.

  • October 24, 2008

    People in the poorest countries are being forced into poverty by having to repay hundreds of millions of dollars of illegitimate loans from wealthy Western countries to greedy dictators, an international conference has heard.

  • October 21, 2008

    The head of the Anglican church in Zimbabwe, Bishop Sebastian Bakare, blames State corruption and political patronage for a collapse in social services in Zimbabwe, where at least 20 people have died of cholera in recent weeks.