The challenge of investigative reporting is to always be a little ahead of the game. The people we write about are very smart, often wealthy and powerful and indubitably ruthless. I often feel like OCCRP is a tiny sailboat heading into dark, swirling storm clouds on high seas.
We, the Ukrainian investigative journalists who united around YanukovychLeaks project that saved tens of thousands of documents from the residence of Viktor Yanukovych, are extremely concerned about the events that are taking place around Mezhyhirya now.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has been honored in the very first Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Awards for “outstanding investigative journalism”.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has won first place in this year’s Global Shining Light Award at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) in Norway.
The Global Investigative Journalism Conference of 2015 (GIJC 15) will host nearly 1,000 investigative journalists from 100 different countries in Lillehammer, Norway, just north of Oslo, from Oct. 8 to 11.
It’s hard to steal billions and cover your tracks.
In Azerbaijan, a small coterie has done its best, registering businesses in relatives’ names and scattering assets among dozens of offshore companies.
It’s no secret that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s family likes nice houses.
There’s the US$ 25 million London mansion, the properties worth US$ 75 million in Dubai, the millions more invested in the Czech Republic enclave of Karlovy Vary.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has spent billions on drawing the world’s attention to the European Games in his Caspian seaside capital of Baku.
As the $ 8 billion spectacle of the European Games winds down to a close on Friday, the world has gotten a close-up look at the oil-rich nation of Azerbaijan.
When Azerbaijan needed a good lobbyist in Washington, it built one—and ever since, she has gone out of her way to hide her deep connections to the ruling regime.
One of the enduring mysteries in Azerbaijan’s crackdown on human rights has been why countries like the US have been so slow to condemn it.
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