anti-corruption

  • February 1, 2018

    New research shows that around 85,000 properties across the UK are owned by companies incorporated in UK tax havens.

  • January 5, 2018

    Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the eight-year prison sentence a Chinese court has imposed on Wu Gan, a blogger who campaigned tirelessly against government corruption until his arrest in 2015.

  • December 15, 2017

    A vote by the majority of Republicans on the US House Financial Services Committee to overturn a bipartisan transparency law is a major setback for combating corruption and a gift to big oil companies, says Global Witness.

  • November 30, 2017

    Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, has  published 10 Anti-Corruption Principles for State-Owned Enterprises, a guide to encourage and help enterprises controlled or partially owned by the state to implement best-practice anti-corruption programmes based on the highest standards of integrity and transparency.

  • November 14, 2017

    Transparency International and its chapter in Ukraine are calling on the authorities to protect civil society from the abuse, including physical beatings, that activists are facing.

  • November 13, 2017

    China's draft National Supervision Law allows detainees to be held in a secret location for up to six months.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • April 5, 2017

    A recent legislative amendment requires activists and journalists reporting on government corruption in Ukraine to file public declarations of their personal assets, Human Rights Watch said today. The new requirement is vague and could be used to deter or punish investigative journalists and partners of anti-corruption nongovernmental groups for doing their job.

  • March 28, 2017

    Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny and all peaceful protesters detained after the mass anti-corruptiondemonstrations across the country on 26 March must be released immediately, said Amnesty International, after Mr Navalny was sentenced to 15 days in jail.