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Passport for profit

  • Corruption
  • Europe
  • FOI
  • Migration
  • Organised crime

Thousands of refugees from Africa and the Middle East risk their lives to reach the shores of Europe and escape conflict and repression.  But for the wealthy there are easier options available. With enough money, it's possible to purchase a EU passport - or at least residence. 

The MEPs Project: the ghost offices of MEPs

  • Data Journalism
  • Europe
  • FOI

In an unprecedented EU-wide collaborative effort, the journalists from "The MEPs Project" located in every member state investigated how members of the European Parliament (MEPs) make use of the general expenses payments they receive every month. 

The Hungarian “Zuckerberg” who keeps Orbán’s system alive

  • Corruption
  • FOI
It’s getting ever harder to gain access to public interest data in Hungary. This is particularly problematic, taking into consideration that reporting on the government’s abuse of power and the endemic corruption is one of the last remaining checks and balances in Hungary.
 

The Special Branch Files Project

  • FOI
  • Politics

The Special Branch Files Project is a live archive of declassified files focusing on the surveillance of political activists and campaigners.

In the Name of the State

  • Corruption
  • Data Journalism
  • Europe
  • FOI
  • Politics

LJUBLJANA - From 1991 until 1995, the Yugoslav Wars wreaked havoc on the Balkans. War crimes of all sorts and flavours struck the region with such fierceness and frequency that by the end of the 20th century Yugoslavia had been torn apart. One of the crimes committed was the illegal trade of arms by government officials of the countries involved, acts with which they infringed the UN arms embargo.