Michel Temer was charged of taking multimillion-dollar bribes by top federal prosecutor
Worldwide Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
Worldwide corruption is a major obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. In a democratic system, offices and institutions lose their legitimacy when they’re misused for private advantage. This is harmful in established democracies, but even more so in newly emerging ones. It is extremely challenging to develop accountable political leadership in a corrupt climate. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Corruption in America.
The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
Rafael Marques, winner of 2017 NED Democracy Award returns home to legal harassment
South Africa’s top jurists ruled parliament can hold a no-confidence vote against the president
Supporters of protest leader Alexei Navalny mark holiday with more than 200 rallies across the country
Video highlights activists fighting corruption across the world shared their stories on Capitol Hill
Brazil’s embattled President has been cleared of charges that he received illegal campaign funds
Human Rights Watch warns against recent arrests and disappearances as turn in wrong direction
South Africa’s African National Congress has been hurt by a new wave of corruption allegations
Al Jazeera has won the Corruption Reporting Award at the annual One World Media ceremony