Evicted and Abandoned

Gallery: Communities Displaced by World Bank Projects

Evicted and Abandoned is a global investigation that reveals how the World Bank Group, the powerful development lender committed to ending poverty, has regularly failed to follow its own rules for protecting vulnerable populations.

Evicted and Abandoned: Displaced Communities

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‘Bathed In Blood’: World Bank Arm Gave Loan Amid Deadly Land War
June 9, 2015 — A violent land conflict in Honduras has drawn scrutiny because its corporate protagonist has been financed by the World Bank Group.
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War-Torn Village Faces New Threat As World Bank Considers Power Plant
June 19, 2015 — The villagers of Hade rebuilt after their homes were destroyed in the Kosovo War. Now Hade is again threatened with destruction – this time in the name of development. The government has been evicting villagers as the World Bank considers funding a new coal-fired power plant.
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World Bank Does Little As Villagers Threatened and Jailed for Protesting Big Projects
September 9, 2015 — Rights campaigners claim the World Bank has repeatedly failed to intervene to stop its borrowers from cracking down on critics.