Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that corruption cases involving illegal campaign donations should be handled by electoral courts.
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 amazing impact of the recent Nollywood blockbuster “Water of Gold” is a fascinating example of the power of political art.
Troika Laundromat revelations published by the OCCRP and partner media outlets reveal the glaring shortcomings in anti-money laundering systems in Europe.
Liberian police charged 61-year-old son of country’s ex-president, Ellen Johnson, in connection with banknote scandal worth millions of U.S. dollars.
Constitutional court ruling of 26 February 2019 undermines anti corruption achievements in Ukraine by striking down Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code.
Thousands rally against Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic and his government demanding resignation over alleged corruption, cronyism and abuse of office
Canada opposition asks for probe into Government meddling claim by P.M Trudeau’s government in the criminal prosecution of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing indictment for alleged corruption, says he will lead Israel for “many more years.”
Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has struck down a law against corruption, raising concern about the country’s fight against endemic corruption.
Ethics allegations prompt call for P.M. Justin Trudeau to quit after government officials inappropriately pressured her to help a firm avoid bribery trial.