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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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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