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CIJ Bertha Fellows Warn of Obscure Courts Eroding Democracy
A long-form article published in the Guardian, following an intensive investigation by CIJ Bertha Fellows Claire Provost and Matt Kennard, exposes the threat to democracy from a little-known legal...
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Andrew Jennings' FIFA Investigation
The astonishing scandal surrounding FIFA and its leader, Sepp Blatter, has hit the headlines with the arrest, on charges of corruption, of FIFA officials following an investigation by the US...
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CIJ Summer Conference Keynote Day - Bursary Places
The annual Summer Conference is the CIJ's largest training event and will be taking place at the beginning of July at Goldsmiths University of London. The third day, Saturday 4 July will feature...
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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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