Evicted and Abandoned

World Bank amplifies accountability to communities affected by its projects
Sasha Chavkin · March 10, 2020

The World Bank is beefing up its accountability to communities who say they were harmed by World Bank-funded projects.

No Longer Above The Law, The World Bank Faces Fight Of Its Life
Sasha Chavkin · March 13, 2019

Two impoverished communities, continents apart, are at the forefront of a historic fight to determine the level of immunity from lawsuits that international organizations can rely upon when development causes harm.

World Bank’s Legal Immunity Stripped, Opening Door for Lawsuits
Sasha Chavkin · February 27, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling could also open other American-based international organizations to lawsuits over financing overseas development.

Indian fishing community tests World Bank's legal immunity
Sasha Chavkin · November 1, 2018

A fishing community, who believe their livelihoods were damaged by pollution from an IFC-supported coal power plant, is attempting to sue the World Bank’s finance arm in the U.S.

Gallery: Communities Displaced by World Bank Projects
ICIJ · May 1, 2015

Evicted and Abandoned is a global investigation that reveals how the World Bank Group, the powerful development lender committed to ending poverty,…