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.
In Azerbaijan today, at least 80 people are jailed on what human rights groups say are bogus, politically motivated charges.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is a man who likes a comfortable home.
Azerbaijan hopes to dazzle the world with the first-ever European Games, opening with a lavish ceremony in Baku.
As journalists from across Europe descend on the oil-rich state, President Ilham Aliyev is banking on them to show the ancient city’s transformation to a 21st century playground.
When Azerbaijani investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova was jailed in Baku last December on trumped-up charges, her colleagues believed the real reason for her incarceration was her reporting on rapacious business deals involving the family and friends of President Ilham Aliyev.