Investigative journalism

Swiss authorities propose major money-laundering law reforms
Martha M. Hamilton and Will Fitzgibbon · June 11, 2018

Switzerland’s federal government appears poised to crack down on money laundering in the wake of Panama Papers.

News drones reveal big companies are draining water supplies in Peru, Colombia
Sasha Chavkin · June 4, 2018

Investigative reporters in Peru and Colombia used drones as part of their cross-border collaboration to unearth the truth about water use in the area.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.

‘We are the enemies of our leaders’: Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.

Journalist Andras Petho on fighting Hungary’s powerful ‘propaganda machine’
Petra Blum · May 7, 2018

The Hungarian government is waging war on the press. Here’s how ICIJ member Andras Petho is responding.

ICIJ partners and Appleby agree to settlement
Fergus Shiel · May 4, 2018

Law firm Appleby has ended its legal action against the the Guardian and the BBC over their roles in the Paradise Papers investigation.

Press freedom slides as journalists face growing threats around the world
Sasha Chavkin · May 3, 2018

Hostility towards the media is spreading from dictatorships to democracies, encouraged by Trump’s and other leaders’ attacks on ‘fake news’, according to the 2018 World Press Freedom Index.

UK backs Panama Papers crackdown on ‘dirty money’
Simon Bowers · May 1, 2018

The U.K. will force its overseas territories, including some well-known corporate secrecy havens, to reveal the names of company owners in these locations.

‘Investigating the Bastards’: ICIJ’s founder on how he learned to love nonprofit journalism
Hamish Boland-Rudder · May 1, 2018

ICIJ founder Charles ‘Chuck’ Lewis was honored with the I.F. Stone award for his commitment to investigative journalism.

The Daphne Project: ‘Her voice will not be silenced’
Will Fitzgibbon · April 17, 2018

When anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing in Malta last year, the investigations she was working on came to a sudden halt. Until now.