Announcements

OCCRP Expands Geographic Reach By Hiring Kevin G. Hall as First North America Editor

OCCRP is expanding editorial operations into the U.S. and Canada and has named award-winning investigative journalist Kevin G. Hall as its first North America editor. Hall will be based in Washington, D.C., and will lead OCCRP investigations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. He will also work with more than 40 editors around the world on cross-border investigations and build collaborations and partnerships with key North American media outlets.

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OCCRP Condemns State-Affiliated Media Campaign Tying OCCRP Editor to Serbian Crime Gang

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is deeply concerned by a mounting assault by Serbian tabloid news outlets on our colleague, Stevan Dojčinović, who is both an OCCRP regional editor and the editor in chief of KRIK, a major Serbian news outlet focusing on crime and corruption.

podrziKRIK graffitiAfter a coordinated campaign by pro-government tabloids to spread false accusations that KRIK had ties to a murderous Serbian gang, readers responded with graffiti using the hashtag #podrziKRIK, or "support KRIK".

OCCRP Concerned by Steps that Compromise Independence of Partner Network Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Recent steps taken by the current leadership of the U.S. Agency for Global Media compromise the independence of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), a long-standing partner of OCCRP in some of the world’s most challenging environments for independent reporting. OCCRP fears a loss of credibility for RFE/RL could have dire effects for independent journalists and citizens at a historic time for truth and accountability.

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