Politics

Murdered reporter colleague fears a chill in Slovakia
Fergus Shiel · May 24, 2018

Czech journalist Pavla Holcova details what it was like to be interrogated by Slovakian police following the murder of her friend and fellow journalist Jan Kuciak.

Offshore laws remain 'weak' for majority of G20 post-Panama Papers
Fergus Shiel · April 30, 2018

Transparency International found the majority of G20 countries still have no idea who ultimately controls many companies.

Shots fired at judge’s house after former Pakistan PM gets life ban from politics
Scilla Alecci · April 16, 2018

Former Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif life ban from politics has been greeted with gunfire and predictions.

Paradise Papers helps reveal Illinois governor candidate’s offshore connections
Spencer Woodman · March 15, 2018

Chicago Tribune reporters used ICIJ’s data to debunk claims by Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker.

Will US tax agency nominee help rein in offshore holdings?
Spencer Woodman · February 27, 2018

Donald Trump’s pick to lead the IRS has plenty of offshore experience, but critics question whether his allegiances lie with the tax agency or those seeking to dodge its reach.

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.

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.

But where Is Bermuda, Luxembourg? New EU 'Blacklist' Omits Major Tax Havens
Cecile S. Gallego · December 5, 2017

EU member states voted on a list of tax havens that includes Barbados and Panama but excludes those that were at the heart of the Paradise Papers revelations.