Announcements

Coming Together to Help Our Colleagues at Rappler

Investigative reporting is getting harder and harder as autocratic governments crack down on media and government-friendly oligarchs use the courts to silence independent voices. The Philippine online news organization Rappler and its CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa are experiencing this firsthand, as Ressa was convicted last week on baseless “cyber libel” charges.

 Maria Ressa speaking at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Hamburg, Germany, in September 2019. (Credit: Nick Jaussi)

Statement on Allegations by the Kyrgyz Security Service

The GKNB presents its findings in front of a special committee in the Kyrgyz parliament. Photo by: Screen capture, Kyrgyz parliament YouTube channelThe GKNB presents its findings in front of a special committee in the Kyrgyz parliament. Photo by: Screen capture, Kyrgyz parliament YouTube channel.

Earlier today, in front of a special committee of the Kyrgyz parliament, the country’s intelligence agency presented the preliminary results of an investigation that was triggered by a reporting project released in November by RFE/RL’s Radio Azattyk, OCCRP, and its local member center, Kloop.

OCCRP and Partners From Kyrgyzstan Win Top U.S. Award for Crime Reporting

A joint team from OCCRP,  RFE/RL's Radio Azattyk, and OCCRP member center Kloop has received the 2019 Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)  for Plunder and Patronage in the Heart of Central Asia, a series of stories that expose a massive outflow of dark money from Kyrgyzstan.

Skoll Award Marks Major Investment to Scale OCCRP's Impact

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has received the 2020 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, given to a select group of social entrepreneurs whose innovations have already had significant, proven impact on some of the world’s most pressing problems — and who are poised to scale that impact. The award includes a $1.5 million core support grant over the next three years.

Skoll Award