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Defence firms 'not open about anti-corruption measures'
Sunday, 07 October 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

4 October 2012

Two-thirds of the world's biggest defence companies do not provide enough evidence about how they fight corruption, a pressure group has said.

Transparency International looked at firms from the 10 largest arms exporting nations including the UK, US, Russia, Germany, France and China.

India activist Arvind Kejriwal launches anti-corruption party
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

2 October 2012Last updated at 10:42 GMT

A leading campaigner in India has announced the establishment of a political party to fight corruption.

Arvind Kejriwal said his party would fight against the culture of "bribe-taking" and pledged to contest the next general elections due in 2014.

Egypt's last Mubarak-era prime minister faces trial on corruption charges
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

From Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, for CNN

October 1, 2012 -- Updated 1458 GMT (2258 HKT)

(CNN) -- The last prime minister to serve under ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was referred to trial on corruption charges by an investigative judge, officials said.

China's Bo Xilai expelled and faces criminal charges
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

28 September 2012Last updated at 20:22 GMT

Top Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Communist Party and will face justice, state media say.

Mr Bo, the ex-Communist Party leader in the city of Chongqing, is accused of abuse of power and corruption.


Vietnam convicts 3 bloggers for criticizing government; sentences range from 4 to 12 years
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

By Associated Press, Published: September 24 | Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 4:26 AM

HANOI, Vietnam — A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on citizens’ use of the Internet to criticize the government.


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