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Take the case of a group of anti-corruption activists, called the New citizens' Movement. As China's President Xi Jinping declared the fight against corruption a centerpiece of his leadership, lawyers and activists jumped into action. They unfurled banners in public calling for government officials to publicly ...
"With a score of 30, Ukraine continues to see attacks against anti-corruption activists, NGOs and journalists exposing corruption. Smear campaigns, illegal inspections, lawsuits, harassment and beatings are all instruments sometimes used by the powerful elite against those who drive anti-corruption efforts.

Jakarta, NNC - Hundreds of employees of the corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and anti-corruption activists are welcoming the arrival of KPK senior investigator Novel Baswedan at the KPK building on Thursday (2/22/2018). Banners and bouquets colored the welcoming of Novel's return.
And what we do know about him is thanks to the reporting of Russian journalists and anti-corruption activists. He is believed to be behind this Internet Research Agency - that organization which conducted social media campaigns in the U.S. from Russia. The other people on the list look like they are ...
Johannesburg - An "Ideas for action" document, compiled by British peer Lord Peter Hain and other anti-corruption activists, calls for an extradition treaty between South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. South African-born Hain said the UAE city of Dubai, which is also an emirate in the UAE, is the "main ...
"This day is a victory for those who fight relentlessly against corruption‚" William Bourdon‚ chairman of the PPLAAF, said. "whistleblowers and anti-corruption activists‚ working in the light or in the shade‚ are the true heroes of this historical day. "But true justice will only be achieved when those responsible ...

His extensive business dealings with the Russian Defense Ministry have been criticized by anti-corruption activists in Russia, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny. His anti-corruption Foundation investigated Prigozhin, calculating that he has received roughly $3 billion in Russian government ...
Ukraine's authorities are attempting to clear the name of Yuriy Boyko, the former energy minister and leader of the Opposition Bloc in parliament, so that he can aid them in upcoming elections, anti-corruption activists have claimed. Sergii Leshchenko, a reformist lawmaker and a fierce critic of the President ...
anti-corruption activists celebrated in 2016 when new laws forced public officials to publicly declare income and assets online. ... In December, only a last-minute campaign by anti-corruption activists backed by international pressure prevented political parties with ties to Poroshenko from neutering the ...
Saakashvili and an ongoing crusade against anti-corruption activists and journalists just happen to be the first line of attack by a president who is terrified by the collapse of his ratings and diminishing chances at reelection. Diane Francis, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Editor at Large ...
The subject at hand was a reform effort directed at Dominion Energy Virginia, a longtime foe of state consumer advocates, anti-corruption activists and environmentalists. Dominion had already used its considerable influence to kill off two bills in the state Senate that were designed to bring the state ...
A section of anti-corruption activists has opposed the decision to unveil former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's portrait in the Assembly on Monday on grounds of "moral impropriety"."Jayalalithaa was a convicted criminal. They cannot do [unveil her portrait in the Assembly] it. This is a form of impropriety," ...
The verdict was applauded by many anti-corruption activists, according to The New York Times. After Monday's decision, Lee can now return to his multiple corporate roles, including as director of the flagship Samsung electronics. Lee's corruption case is linked to the one that led to President Park ...
A recent editorial in the Kyiv Post described him as "the king of the corrupt and kleptocratic oligarchy" and "a persecutor of his political foes and anti-corruption activists." Ukrainian and Austrian prosecutors declined to comment for this story. A spokesman for the president said he did not own, directly or ...
This last session included multiple short speeches by anti-corruption activists from organizations including End Citizens United, Take Back Our Republic and Issue One. Republican Representative for Wisconsin Michael Gallagher and Democrat Representative for Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard spoke the closing ...
The verdict was applauded by many anti-corruption activists, according to The New York Times. After Monday's decision, Lee can now return to his multiple corporate roles, including as director of the flagship Samsung electronics. Lee's corruption case is linked to the one that led to President Park ...
Part of this package would annul a senseless legal provision adopted in March 2017 that unfairly requires anti-corruption activists to publicly declare their personal income and assets or face prison, just as Ukraine's state officials must do. Repealing this law is a necessary and urgent step, because the ...

"The ANC in the province is aware of a group that masquerades as anti-corruption activists and wants to cause unease in the province with claims that they're fighting corruption by our provincial chairperson, Comrade Supra Mahumapelo. "This group - led by some within our party - has been going around ...
At home, Poroshenko is the king of the corrupt and kleptocratic oligarchy, obstructing and thwarting attempts by the long-suffering Ukrainian people at justice or a decent standard of living, a persecutor of his political foes and anti-corruption activists. The helplessness and disappointment he has deepened ...
This time, scores of anti-corruption activists danced in front of the government headquarters on behalf of "independent, politically non-aligned justice, and against corrupt and criminal politicians." It was just the latest idea that Romanian anti-corruption activists came up with, to keep their voices loud and ...
This time, scores of anti-corruption activists danced in front of the government headquarters on behalf of "independent, politically non-aligned justice, and against corrupt and criminal politicians." It was just the latest idea that Romanian anti-corruption activists came up with, to keep their voices loud and ...
Civil watchdogs claim it is a part of continuing attacks on anti-corruption activists in Ukraine and pointed out that it stands out amid dozens of other attacks on journalists remaining uninvestigated. In a statement published on Jan. 19, the largest coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations in Ukraine, the ...
Low, however, defended the move and said the JITN would only focus on administrative issues, delivery and governance thus allowing the MACC to focus on its core functions. Amid scepticism from anti-corruption activists, Low said on Dec 11 last year that those who objected to the JITN did not understand ...
Representatives of civil society and Non-Governmental Organizations have discussed with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko a number of problems in the fight against corruption, according to Executive Director at Transparency International Ukraine Yaroslav Yurchyshyn, who was present at the ...
companies that bribe do so at greater peril than before, as laws and enforcement agencies go global, and a new wave of anti-corruption activists actively expose such practices. When news of the settlement of the Keppel bribery scandal in Brazil first broke just before Christmas, I received a few messages, ...
In Ukraine, Harms will discuss problems and progress in the fight against corruption with Deputy Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, colleagues in the Verkhovna Rada, Head of the National anti-corruption Bureau (NABU) Artem Sytnyk, prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, anti-corruption activists ...
Claims perceived public sector corruption may have wiped up to $72 billion off the Australian economy have further boosted the case for the establishment of a federal anti-corruption watchdog. While The Greens have been campaigning for a national integrity agency for years, neither the ALP nor the ...
In recent months, anti-corruption activists and NGOs have been visited and threatened by various government officials. Ukraine's security service, the SBU, has brought criminal charges against the anti-corruption Action Center (AntAC) and other leading reform groups. In March 2017 a law was passed ...
Hanna Solomatina, head of the National Agency for Preventing corruption's department for financial monitoring (L), and Oksana Dyvnych, head of the NAPC's internal audit unit, sit at a meeting of parliament's anti-corruption committee on Nov. 15. pro-government members of the committee didn't let them ...
anti-corruption activists protest by the building of High Qualification Commission of judges on March 1 demanding to publish the profiles of the candidates for the Supreme Court. They wear the black robes of judges and black masks and the posters saying "It's not your business" as a symbol of secrecy of ...
Finally, the fall of 2017 witnessed increased attacks on anti-corruption activists, NGOs, and investigative journalists. From politically motivated arrests, to fabricated evidence, organised protests, harassment, and open intimidation, the list of dubious activities used to undermine investigative work is long.
As the demonstrations escalated, pro-government protesters flooded the streets on Saturday to counter the anti-corruption activists. Iranian hard-liners who support President Hassan Rouhani, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the clerical establishment of the Islamic Republic came out in ...
Pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets starting Thursday and gradually moved from the outer cities into the capital, Tehran, and Iran's second-largest city, Mashhad. At least 12 people were dead as of Monday morning: six in the small city of Tuyserkan, two in the city of Dorud, two in the ...
Shillong(PTI): A group of anti-graft activists and revelers in Meghalaya heralded the New Year by plunging into an icy-cold pool here with a resolve to uphold gender equality and remember the sacrifice of soldiers who laid down their lives for the country. They also pledged to fight against corruption during ...
Reformers and anti-corruption activists have increasingly faced harassment and criminal prosecution. Ex-top prosecutors Vitaly Kasko and David Sakvarelidze, ex-customs official Yulia Marushevska, NABU deputy chief Gizo Uglava, anti-corruption activist Vitaly Shabunin and ex-Georgian President Mikheil ...
anti-corruption activists are not silent and their efforts to mobilize public protests have never been more visible and vigorous. Together with investigative journalists, they have greatly increased public awareness of corruption, which has led to new international conventions, new national laws, thousands of ...
EU hopes Ukrainian authorities to take steps to prevent attacks at anti-corruption activists. By Interfax-Ukraine. Published Dec. 20 at 10:52 am. An European flag flies at the entrance of the EU Commission Berlaymont building in Brussels on May 21, 2014. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. NASA astronaut posts ...
law enforcement agencies also use fabricated criminal charges and petty harassment to single out Kiev's anti-corruption activists and organizations. The United States has much at stake in Ukraine. Washington is trying to establish a democratic, pro-Western Ukraine by guaranteeing billions in loans to Kiev ...
Kyiv, Ukraine--Human Rights First today released a new report documenting how recent attacks on anti-corruption activists, corruption in government, and media restrictions threaten reform in Ukraine. democracy in Danger: Ukraine at a Crossroads Four Years After Euromaidan is based on interviews with ...
anti-corruption activists and opposition politicians are under pressure. Mr Saakashvili's allies have been harassed. Some journalists fear for their safety. Exhausted by war and still lacking functioning institutions, Ukraine risks descending into feudal violence. oligarchs are now measured not just by their ...
The mistakes of the president's team connected with the accumulation of funds, "purifying" the information space, persecution of anti-corruption activists and reorganisation of the local courts with selective re-certification of judges, make sense only as long as Petro Poroshenko retains support among his ...
anti-corruption activists have urged the National Council for peace and Order (NCPO) to conduct a survey to find out whether embattled Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan still enjoys public support after his high-profile watch scandal. After almost two months of ...
Economists have, however, lauded the government's recent moves, like last week's announcement that Angola would repay its $5 billion debt by 2019. But Lourenco has also drawn fire from anti-corruption activists for defending the nation's former vice president, who stands accused of bribing a Portuguese ...
The anti-corruption Action Center and other anti-corruption activists say the case is part of a campaign by President Petro Poroshenko to intimidate and weaken civil society. The Reanimation Package of Reforms on Jan. 19 urged the authorities to stop the political persecution of Shabunin, "one of the most ...
Joseph Percoco, a former aide and confidant to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, arrives for jury selection in his trial, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in New York. He faces federal charges that he used that relationship to ... more. Photo: Mark Lennihan. Image 2 of 4. Joseph Percoco, a former aide and confidant to ...
law enforcement agencies also use fabricated criminal charges and petty harassment to single out Kiev's anti-corruption activists and organizations. The United States has much at stake in Ukraine. Washington is trying to establish a democratic, pro-Western Ukraine by guaranteeing billions in loans to Kiev ...
Halya Coynash: New law proposing to give politicians control over anti-corruption agencies withdrawn after protest? By Halya Coynash. Published Dec. 7 at 10:19 am. Ukraine's anti-corruption activists call on parliament not to back the amendments to the country's Criminal Code that will allow to terminate any proceedings ...
anti-corruption activists and opposition politicians are under pressure. Mr Saakashvili's allies have been harassed. Some journalists fear for their safety. Exhausted by war and still lacking functioning institutions, Ukraine risks descending into feudal violence. oligarchs are now measured not just by their ...
"It has now emerged that South African Airways, through dubious unauthorised payments to Mr Nick Linnell working hand-in-glove with the remnants of South Africa's notorious apartheid police, have deliberately targeted well-known anti-corruption activists," Hain said in his speech. Hain said this resulted ...
The change has drawn criticisms from anti-corruption activists as a step backwards. But Gen Watcharapol said yesterday that the panel and the constitutional writers insisted on making the information public so people can take part in the scrutiny. "The incumbent law allows the NACC to redact sensitive ...


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