Parcival Weijnen is a freelance investigative journalist and co-founder of Investigative Collective Spit, a non-profit cooperative formed by six freelance investigative journalists in the Netherlands.

He writes about corruption, tax havens, fisheries, environmental issues, government, etc. His stories have been featured in De Groene Amsterdammer, Vrij Nederland, Trouw, Financieel Dagblad Zembla, Argos, and several broadcasting corporation and newspapers for local media.

Basic information

Name
Parcival Weijnen
Expertise
corruption, tax havens, fisheries, environmental issues, government
Country
Netherlands

Supported projects

European fish fraud in Namibia

  • Corruption
  • Fishing industry
  • Tax evasion

A Dutch fishing giant is involved in a corruption affair and tax evasion scheme concerning fishing quotas in Namibia. The money trail goes via Poland and Iceland.

More Dutch cattle farmers move to Belgium since nitrogen crisis

  • Agriculture
  • Cities
  • Environment

Since the start of the nitrogen crisis in 2018, more Dutch livestock farmers moved to Belgium than in previous years. This is evident from new research by Spit and Apache. Environmental organisations have been warning for some time that Belgium has become a 'nitrogen paradise' for large-scale polluters. An inventory of the available data supports this fear.