Global Witness welcomes the reversal of US sanctions reprieve granted to mining magnate Dan Gertler
Global Witness welcomes the positive step taken by the Biden administration to revoke the special licence granted to Dan Gertler in the waning days of the Trump presidency, which allowed him to resume business activities with US entities for a year and unfroze his assets in the US
A statement from Global Witness on the judgement handed down to Congolese whistleblowers, Gradi Koko Lobanga and Navy Malela Mawani, in relation to their involvement in providing information used in investigations carried out by PPLAAF and Global Witness
We stand with our partners, the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers in Africa, and Congolese civil society in calling on the DRC government to intervene to overturn this flawed and partial judicial process
Global Witness stands in solidarity with Congolese whistleblowers speaking out against alleged international money laundering network
Today, two Congolese whistleblowers formerly employed at Afriland First Bank have revealed their identities and their stories publicly for the first time. Their testimonial and the documents they shared with the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) and Global Witness formed the basis of an investigation carried out jointly and published in July 2020, Undermining Sanctions.
Global Witness stands with Congolese and international civil society partners in denouncing easing of US sanctions against Dan Gertler
A consortium of Congolese and international organisations fighting corruption DRC denounces the license granted by the Trump administration to Dan Gertler, allowing him to conduct transactions with American entities for one year.
Global Witness response to easing of sanctions against mining magnate Dan Gertler during final days of Trump administration
In December 2020, during the final days of the Trump presidency, the US Treasury substantially eased sanctions on controversial mining billionaire Dan Gertler
Mega deal between Gécamines and Chinese state-owned company CNMC for one of DRC’s flagship copper mines could be leaving the country short-changed
An $800 million deal for one of Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) flagship copper mines risks leaving the country short-changed, Global Witness reveals
Global Witness and PPLAAF condemn vexatious criminal complaint targeted at our joint investigation on Dan Gertler, ‘Undermining Sanctions'
Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) today condemn a criminal complaint that has been filed in France by Afriland First Bank in connection with our joint investigation, Undermining Sanctions, which was released yesterday.
Controversial billionaire Dan Gertler appears to have used suspected international money laundering network to dodge US sanctions and acquire new mining assets in DRC
A new joint investigation by Global Witness and PPLAAF uncovers evidence indicating controversial mining magnate Dan Gertler used an international money laundering network to attempt to evade US sanctions and continue doing business in DRC
Global Witness welcomes Swiss criminal investigation into Glencore
This is the third jurisdiction that is examining the London-listed commodities giant. The fact that Glencore is now being investigated on its home turf reinforces the intensifying scrutiny faced by the company
New gold refinery in DRC links a senior employee of Erik Prince’s security firm to a close associate of ex-President Joseph Kabila and a reported gold smuggler, Global Witness reveals
A new gold refinery in DRC links a senior employee of Erik Prince’s security firm to a close associate of ex-President Joseph Kabila, and a reported gold smuggler
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