Accountability

‘I am still in shock’: Journalists flee Venezuela to publish ongoing investigation, amid legal threats
Sasha Chavkin · February 9, 2018

ICIJ members and colleagues forced to leave home after revealing questionable dealings in a government food program.

Through death threats and scare tactics, Honduran reporter ‘perseveres’
Sasha Chavkin · February 6, 2018

It’s not easy being a journalist in Honduras, where you can be captured by hooded men and face political pressure. But for ICIJ member Lourdes Ramirez that’s why she became a reporter in the first place.

What to look for in Apple's big updates this month
Simon Bowers · February 1, 2018

The iPhone-maker announced its offshore cash pile is worth nearly $270 billion. But it’s unlikely that will mean much to America.

US, Switzerland singled out by new financial secrecy index
Cecile S. Gallego · January 30, 2018

Switzerland has delayed and the U.S. has refused to take part in reforms aimed at curbing financial secrecy, according to the Tax Justice Network’s new Financial Secrecy Index.

Increased political pressure puts reporting at risk in Poland
Cecile S. Gallego · January 25, 2018

Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.

EU Removes Panama, Seven Others, From Tax Haven Blacklist
Cecile S. Gallego · January 23, 2018

Only nine countries are now left on the European Union’s first tax haven blacklist.

Apple claims to be a good corporate citizen, but is it really?
Simon Bowers · January 22, 2018

We take a closer look at Apple’s decision to bring back hundreds of billions of dollars in offshore cash claiming a “responsibility to give back” to the United States.

Fairy Tales, Spaghetti And Patience: How Authorities Respond To The Paradise Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · January 22, 2018

Australian Taxation Office commissioner Chris Jordan talks to ICIJ about national tax authorities’ coordinated global response to the Paradise Papers revelations.

Senators Urge Adding Usmanov To Official Oligarch List
Spencer Woodman · January 19, 2018

The formal request from four Republicans suggests that links between Russia and social media companies may be a potential factor in new U.S. sanctions.

The Long Twilight Struggle Against Offshore Secrecy
Will Fitzgibbon and Dean Starkman · December 27, 2017

A new mass data leak, this time from an elite law firm with elite clients, shows how deeply offshoring is embedded in the global financial system.