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Malta: Killing of anti-corruption blogger must be thoroughly investigated

17 October 2017 This post was originally published on the ARTICLE 19 website. ARTICLE 19 calls for a full, independent and speedy investigation into the murder of investigative journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, after she was killed by a…

We condemn the barbaric murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia who fearlessly exposed corruption

17 October 2017 This post was originally published on the Transparency International website. Anti-corruption activists, press freedom advocates and investigative journalists from around the world condemn the barbaric murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist from Malta who courageously…

Petition to the International Association of Prosecutors

The Hague, 5 September 2017 Dear members of the IAP Executive Committee and the Senate, In the run-up to the annual conference and general meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) in Beijing, China, the undersigned civil society organisations…

Statement on the Murder of Chris Msando

Nairobi, Kenya, 1 August 2017, Africa Centre for Open Governance The apparent murder of Mr. Chris Msando, acting ICT director of the IEBC, is a deeply troubling development; particularly given that there are only seven days to go before the…

Buhari’s anti-corruption agenda is crumbling–it’s taken Saraki’s acquittal to really see it

28 June 2017, by Kolawole Olaniyan It’s often said that one person with a belief and courage is a social power equal to ninety-nine who have only interests. Nigeria would seem to have produced such person when president Muhammadu Buhari…

Statement by Manzoor Hasan at the UNCAC Implementation Review Group Briefing for NGOs

Vienna, Austria, 22 June 2017 Chair, distinguished delegates: Good morning. Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today and I thank UNODC for its informative presentation this morning. I am speaking on behalf of UNCAC Coalition, a network…

Statement by Gillian Dell at the UNCAC Implementation Review Group Briefing for NGOs

Vienna, Austria, 22 June 2017 Chair, distinguished delegates: Good morning. My name is Gillian Dell and I am speaking on behalf of Transparency International, the global civil society organisation dedicated to the fight against corruption. I would like to thank…

66 Venezuelan Civil Society Organizations urge their peers in the region to defend the validity of democracy and human rights in Venezuela

13 June 2017 Español Français The Venezuelan civil society organizations that endorse this document urge our peers in Latin America and the Caribbean to raise their voices in defense of democracy and human rights in our country. The rupture of…

Equatorial Guinea: Free Human Rights Defenders - Two Prominent Activists Arbitrarily Detained

Nairobi, 21 April 2017 This post was originally published on the Human Rights Watch website. Equatorial Guinean authorities should immediately release two men who head the country’s leading human rights organization, seven human rights and transparency organizations said today. The…

Message from the UNCAC Coalition Chair

12 April 2017, by Manzoor Hasan. At the beginning of 2017 we have seen tremendous changes in politics in the West. From President Trump taking office in the White House to the United Kingdom’s triggering of Article 50, notifying the…

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