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The US State of Georgia last night executed 72 year old Brandon Astor Jones, the oldest person on death row in the State. Mr Jones had served 36 years in prison.
Whistle blowing activists gathered outside the UK Treasury and in other European capitals on 5 November, to support the whistle-blowers who exposed the LuxLeaks tax scandal a year ago and to demand an end to secrecy around multinationals’ taxes.
A comparison of what the UK’s big four High Street banks reveal about their operations around the world shows that HSBC is currently the most secretive, says Christian Aid.
G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Istanbul this weekend still have much to do if the claim ‘the era of bank secrecy is over’.
Home Secretary Theresa May has been criticised by Reprieve for refusing a request by Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee to question the head of MI5.
As the world observes International Anti-Corruption Day today (9 December), the UK government is being asked to do more to end financial secrecy.
Liberty has warned against extending the principle of “secret justice” into ordinary civil cases against the Government.
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