Announcements

OCCRP denounces media repression on World Press Freedom Day

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With one partner journalist in jail, an online TV channel fighting off criminal charges and collaborators facing daily harassment, surveillance and character assassination in Mafia-friendly media outlets, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) took a pause on World Press Freedom Day to touch base with member news organizations for their reflections.

Journalism for Future Challenges 2016 Program

The OCCRP is partnering up with the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) Center for Media Studies to present the Journalism for Future Challenges program again this year.

OCCRP announces 2015 Organized Crime and Corruption ‘Person of the Year’ Award

djukanovic His first real job was as the Prime Minister of Montenegro. He has either been the President or Prime Minister for most of the nearly three decades of his career and the life of his country. While he casts himself as a progressive, pro-Western leader who recently helped his country join NATO and is on track to join the European Union, he has built one of the most dedicated kleptocracies and organized crime havens in the world.

So Long, 2015

end-2015 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.

Ismayilova to be Honored by Fellowship Offered by OCCRP and RFE/RL

The Khadija Ismayilova Investigative Journalism Fellowship, a new seven-month program jointly sponsored by OCCRP and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), will support reporting projects in Eastern Europe and Central Asia that investigate persons in power and corruption.