(August 19, 2001) The corruption trial of Ephraim Sole, the dismissed chief executive of the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority, resumed this week in the Maseru high court after a two-month recess, only to be halted within a day.
(August 18, 2000) According to prominent Indonesian analyst Jeffrey Winters, it’s time for American authorities to investigate Freeport-McMoRan’s alleged payoffs to General Suharto and his cronies.
(August 8, 2000) An unprecedented judicial ruling from the Argentine courts has condemned the illegitimate origins of a substantial portion of external debt amassed during the military period from 1976 to 1983.
(August 8, 2000) It has been a bad week for former dictators.
(August 7, 2000) Debajo encontraran la correspondencia recibida por el hijo de Alejandro Olmos y por Hector Seoane, Secretario General del Foro de la Deuda Externa/FORDEX, de la sentencia que dicto el Tribunal Federal de Argentina el viernes 14 de julio sobre la ilegitimidad de la deuda externa argentina durante la dictadura militar: 1976-1983. El juicio ha sido iniciado por Alejandro Olmos 18 anos atras. Esta victoria le pertenece mas que nada a el y a los que creyeron y le apoyaron en su lucha.
(August 2000) Does international law provide a remedy to instances where debts are contracted for purposes of committing recognised international wrongful acts? A contemporary case of the Apartheid Debts
(August 4, 2000) The Indonesian attorney-general brought charges of corruption yesterday against former president Suharto.
(August 4, 2000) Disgraced, thrown from power, then made a prisoner in his own home, Indonesia’s former president Suharto faced further humiliation yesterday when prosecutors charged him with stealing $210-million in state funds.
(July 26, 2000) Anglican Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane has issued an urgent call to the world’s highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) to close ranks and refuse to service their debt to the G-8 countries.
(July 24, 2000) Jubilee 2000 South Africa is outraged at the G7’s announcement on debt at their Summit here in Okinawa.
(July 14, 2000) Money recovered so far from members of past administration has risen by N66 billion ($66 million), from N6.88 billion.
(July 13, 2000) The Argentine Federal Court ruling which held that a substantial portion of Argentina’s foreign debt is rooted in fraudulent and illegitimate loans amassed during the country’s military period.
(July 13, 2000) MPs yesterday launched a devastating attack on the Foreign Office and Department of Trade and Industry over provisional plans to use export credit guarantees to support a controversial Turkish dam project.
(July 13, 2000) An emerging war against corruption in several countries in southern Africa is changing the economic and political climate and challenging old ideas of sovereignty in unexpected ways.
(July 10, 2000) This detailed account of the history of the
LHWP, the ensuing corruption scandal and the role of the World Bank was
presented at the Chatham House Conference on corruption in South Africa.