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Georgia: local residents fall victim of illegal property seizures

In early 2011, Transparency International Georgia began to actively work towards the better protection of property rights. In May of this year, TI Georgia visited several west Georgian settlements (Anaklia, Grigoleti and Gonio) where they met with affected local populations. Gia Gvilava and Eka Bokuchava, both lawyers at the office, report from their visits and […]

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Whistleblowers in Ireland

Paul Hockenos is a Berlin-based writer and consultant who recently visited Dublin to work with TI Ireland to give exposure to its groundbreaking programme to protect and encourage whistleblowers. German photographer Dagmar Morath accompanied him.   You don’t have to walk very far in downtown Dublin to run smack into grim fallout of the financial […]

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When your shop is bulldozed with the police watching on

Today Transparency International and the FAO are publishing a paper warning that corruption in land management endangers livelihoods, promotes inequality and distorts markets. Through its legal advice centres, Transparency International has already encountered thousands of ordinary citizens who have experienced this first hand. This is the story of a citizen who came to the centre […]

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