ICIJ's reporter Sasha Chavkin takes you behind the scenes of the Evicted and Abandoned investigation in a podcast by ProPublica.
A new lawsuit alleges that the IFC aided a campaign of terror against peasants in Honduras who tried to block a palm oil company’s expansion.
Evicted and Abandoned has been named an Oakes Award finalist, marking the 11th time the project has been recognized by journalism prizes.
ICIJ analyzes five of the most significant changes to the bank’s social and environmental protection policies amid criticism from activists.
Tribes in Tanzania are facing eviction after the World Bank board granted a massive agribusiness project a waiver that exempts it from following one of the bank’s policies.
Forced displacement is one of the most common and intractable harms caused by World Bank projects, a new report has found.
A $600 million loan to Ethiopia’s government lacks proper oversight and “reinvents” a previous loan that was used to finance violent evictions, a new report says.
After years of delay, the bank is addressing sweeping failures in its oversight of projects that force people from their land or harm their livelihoods.
Q & A: Jocelyn Zuckerman was stunned by the destruction to both the land and people's lives she saw while reporting on an Indonesian palm oil plantation.
The project by ICIJ, HuffPost and partners has been awarded a prize for innovative investigative journalism from the Online News Association.
A former bank worker, who also assisted ICIJ during a reporting trip, faces life in prison for charges that rights groups decry as "absurd."
Advocacy groups say the bank's proposed new standards will "vastly weaken protections" for communities caught in the path of development.
The World Bank has again been faulted, this time for failing to properly count and compensate families displaced by a high-voltage power line in Nepal.
The World Bank Group is asking a US judge to toss a lawsuit filed against it by a fishing clan in India, citing a 1945 law.
Many bank employees complain managers are shutting down internal debate and ruling by fear, according to leaked documents.
From confronting Honduran Army officers to wrangling huge datasets, ICIJ and its partners approached the World Bank investigation as team.
An internal staff survey reveals a lack of faith in the bank's senior leadership, and concerns about trust and openness within the organization.
ICIJ digs into World Bank statements and reports to explore whether changes the bank has promised will fix the flaws in its resettlement policy.
A claim filed in a US court on Thursday charges that the development lender ignored risks in financing a big coal-power plant in India.
Media outlets around the world have published the findings of the Evicted and Abandoned investigation, but the bank itself is yet to provide a full response.
Journalists reporting from more than 20 countries expose flaws in loan programs around the world.
The bank's sudden about-turn on evictions linked to its projects comes days after ICIJ and partners submitted questions on resettlement policies.
The bank has conceded broad failures in its resettlement policies, and admitted a lack of oversight of projects and borrowers.
The organization said it will not press for compensation for families forced from homes during a mass eviction linked to a World Bank project.
The World Bank repeatedly broke its own rules while funding a project dogged by complaints about forced evictions of thousands of indigenous people.
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