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Dec
2019

What people think: corruption in the Middle East & North Africa

Momentum has been building against corruption for years in the Middle East and North Africa. From Lebanon and Sudan, where millions of people took to ...

11
Dec
2019

Wasta: How personal connections are denying citizens opportunities and basic services

In many Arab countries the use of personal connections, or “wasta” in Arabic, is a common practice and a social norm. People use their family or ...

True stories

Drastic measures

Elderly Alma went to court to claim ownership of a small slice of land excluded from her title. On checking over the documentation, she noticed a ...Read the story

School sting

Simon Eyork did not set out to become a whistleblower. He set out to build a proper school. But in the course of trying to obtain funding, he helped ...Read the story



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