Oil, Gas & Mining
A Dud Deal: How SOCO International dumped Congo oil block in contentious Africa exit
London-listed oil company disposed of one of its last Sub-Saharan Africa assets in a deal that breaches Congolese law and appears to make no commercial sense.
The Forest Avengers
Illegal logging in Peru’s forests is still widespread and systematic, contributing towards the degradation of the Amazon.
10 films to inspire activists – recommended by Global Witness
As the awards season begins with the BAFTAs and Oscars this month, we asked Global Witness staff to nominate their favourite anti-corruption, human rights or environmental films.
Oil, Gas & Mining
Null and void? CoMiCo's oil aspirations in DRC
An opaque Guernsey-owned company’s oil contract threatening Salonga National Park in Democratic Republic Congo could be null and void, according to our legal analysis.
Corruption & Money Laundering
A Foreign Affair: Trump’s Dominican Republic Deal
Donald Trump is pursuing what appears to be a new business deal in the Dominican Republic despite pledging no new foreign deals – a deal which may be in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
Blog post / Feb. 22, 2019
Meet Nigeria’s opposition leader Atiku Abubakar: Previously banned from the United States
Press release / Feb. 21, 2019
Response to UK Government’s delay to introduction of public registers
Blog post / Feb. 20, 2019
Five ways to defend social justice now
Press release / Feb. 19, 2019
Response to European Banking Authority's new Danske Bank investigation
Blog post / Feb. 18, 2019
A glimmer of hope in protecting our climate-critical forests
Article / Feb. 18, 2019
Civic space is being eroded around the world – can we respond?
Press release / Feb. 18, 2019
Stephen Peel has stepped down as a member of the Global Witness Board
Blog post / Feb. 15, 2019
Action must be taken to protect Brazil's people and its environment
Press release / Feb. 15, 2019
London-listed oil company SOCO dumps Republic of Congo asset under highly questionable circumstances
Press release / Feb. 13, 2019
Response to the European Commission's anti-money laundering blacklist