Dutch crime reporter and investigative journalist Peter R. de Vries was fighting for his life in a hospital on Wednesday after he was shot in Amsterdam the night before.
Austria’s former vice chancellor and leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) went on trial on Tuesday in Vienna for helping change a law in order to accommodate the owner of a private hospital in exchange for a donation to his party and a weekend on the hospital owner’s yacht.
Corruption and discrimination often go hand in hand, causing a “double harm,” a joint study by Transparency International and the Equal Rights Trust released on Tuesday found.
Once the most pirate-infested region on the planet, the waters off the coast of Somalia are now home to a different maritime crime - illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a new report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime.
Moroccan authorities have arrested a suspected cybercriminal allegedly responsible for online phishing and fraud campaigns that have defrauded thousands of victims since as early as 2009, Interpol said in a statement Tuesday.
A court in Togo issued extensive prison sentences to eight maritime pirates on Monday for the attempted hijacking of a tanker ship in May of 2019. It’s the first time that pirates have been tried and sentenced in a country where maritime piracy has been an ongoing serious problem.
An Azerbaijani couple close to Baku’s political elite agreed on Monday to hand over 4 million pounds ($5.5 million) to British authorities and this way settle an inquiry into the origin of their wealth, which is believed to have entered the U.K. through a money laundering system known as the Azerbaijani Laundromat.
Exiled Kremlin critic and former tycoon Mikhail Kodorkovsky said he was ready “to relocate” his media projects out of Russia after Moscow declared several European civil society and educational groups, including his, “undesirable on Russian territory.”
Angolan authorities should drop criminal defamation charges against anti-corruption journalists Coque Mukuta and Escrivão José and stop trying to silence those who are exposing corruption, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a statement on Thursday.