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
Open letter to LBMA on concerns that Responsible Sourcing Programme fails to curtail human rights abuse and illicit gold in the supply chain
Global Witness, SWISSAID and RAID all highlighted gaps in LBMA’s Responsible Sourcing Programme and we have identified eleven key issues that LBMA needs urgently to address.
Global Witness response to military crackdown on independent Myanmar media outlets
Global Witness strongly condemns the news announced today on Myanmar state television that Myanmar’s military junta has stripped five independent media organisations of their licences. Mizzima, Myanmar Now, 7-Day, DVB and Khit Thit Media have all been banned from operating and publishing. We also condemn the Monday raiding of Myanmar Now’s offices.
Civil society calls on MEPs to support corporate accountability in key plenary vote
Next week, Members of European Parliament will vote on a report that paves the way for the EU to require companies to protect human rights and the environment in their global value chains by law
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 calls for tough international response as Myanmar’s military opens fire on civilians
At least 18 people were killed across Myanmar yesterday as soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters in the deadliest day since the military seized power in a February 1 coup
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.
Hundreds of millions in taxpayer money wasted by EU on failed gas projects
Corporate influence at the heart of EU wasted energy funds
Global Witness reveals fraudulent Libyan Letters of Credit money entering international financial system via London
New report and public database expose how Libyans continue to be robbed of millions of dollars of public funds through Letters of Credit fraud
Global Witness response to suspension of Myanmar from EITI in wake of military coup
Today, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) suspended Myanmar in response to the February 1st coup d’état by Myanmar’s military.
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