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Miners dig for diamons in Zimbabwe. As a compact, stable, and transferable store of value, diamonds offer enormous advantages to smugglers, money launderers, and tax evaders.

In the spring of 2005, Erez Daleyot, a Belgian-Israeli diamond tycoon with some dubious connections, paid a visit to his Swiss bankers at HSBC Private(...)

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is a global network of 185 investigative journalists in more than 65 countries who collaborate on in-depth investigative stories.

“Luxleaks” is a collaboration between 80 journalists from 26 countries under the auspices of the International Consortium of Investigative Journali(...)

Former Khmer Rouge leader ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea (C) sits at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) as his verdict is delivered on the outskirts of Phnom Penh today. Photograph: Mark Peters/ECCC/Handout via Reuters

A UN backed tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the top two surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail today after finding them guilty of c(...)

In  her new year’s television address this week, German chancellor Angela Merkel told  viewers she was anxious to see the EU work through its to-do list ahead of May’s European election, demonstrating greater “readiness to put into practice what we have resolved to do”. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Angela Merkel’s new year’s resolution, she told German television viewers this week, was the same as every year: to get more fresh air.But German neig(...)

Index on Censorship, a UK-based international organisation which promotes freedom of expression, has called a recent European Court of Human Rights ruling “alarming”’ and a “truly troubling judgment for website operators and moderators”.

A recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has called into question the provisions of the Ecommerce Directive and the liability of m(...)

MEP Marian Harkin has opened an international youth forum in NUI Galway which will debate digital freedom.

Students from 48 countries will debate digital freedom over the next 10 days at an international youth forum in NUI Galway. More than 100 students, fr(...)

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