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CIJ Fellow Claire Provost: Drought Fears Over Proposed US Mega-Development
The desolate southwestern US state of New Mexico spreads across an area larger than the United Kingdom. It has a population of just two million, a quarter of which is concentrated in its largest city...
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Edouard Perrin Charges Cast Doubt on Luxembourg's Press Freedom
Luxembourg prosecutors have this week charged investigative journalist Edouard Perrin for his role in disclosures which sparked the recent LuxLeaks scandal, in a clear attack on press freedom and...
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CIJ Fellow Craig Shaw: Mafia in Africa Project
CIJ Fellow Craig Shaw has been working on a wide-ranging project on the Mafia's infiltration into business interests both legitimate and illicit in 13 countries across the African continent....
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Burmese Villagers Left Without Hope in Rush for Corporate Investment
A recent article by CIJ Fellows Matt Kennard and Claire Provost in the Independent newspaper highlights the despair felt by many of Burma's poorest citizens. The country's transformation into...
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Evidence of Decades of NSA Monitoring
The following compilation of NSA disclosures has been gathered by the whistleblower William Binney, formerly one of the most senior NSA directors. These reports describe and illustrate the vast...
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CIJ and NUJ Highlight Inadequacy of RIPA Safeguards
The recent codes of practice proposed for implementation of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) show serious flaws in the safeguards and oversight in place. The CIJ, in a joint submission...
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CIJ Fellows: Burma's Ghost-Town Capital
CIJ Fellows Matt Kennard and Claire Provost visited Naypyidaw as part of ongoing investigations sponsored by the Bertha Foundation. They found all the infrastructure and trappings expected of a...
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Event: TechRaking London
Please join The Center for Investigative Reporting and the News Lab at Google for TechRaking London Wednesday, March 25, 2015The Proud Archivist: 2-10 Hertford Road The Center for Investigative...
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CIJ Summer Conference: Nominate A Speaker Update
Heidi Blake - UK Investigations Editor for BuzzFeed News and Juliana Ruhfus of Al Jazeera's People & Power will be our Audience's Choice speakers this year! We are delighted to have them...
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Call for Contributions: Home Office Consultation on RIPA
The Home Office is calling for public submissions on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and the relevant Codes of Practice. The Act has caused great concern in a number of...
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