The Casebook contains more than 20 recent investigative stories from around the world, covering a wide variety of topical subjects such as freedom of information, good governance, social and legal issues, the environment, health and gender. Each article is accompanied by an explanation of how the authors conducted their research and wrote their pieces.
This has links to more than 450 online databases on companies across 120 jurisdictions. This is a great place to start if you want to find out more information about a company.
This is the largest list of open databases of companies in the world. It’s a great place to start if you want to find out more information about a company.
A free and accessible list of company registers. This can be a useful starting point for finding more information about a company.
The A4J Guide provides you with information on what should be included in witness statements, how they should be structured and formatted. This is a useful tool if you need to take a witness statement without the assistance of a lawyer.
The Global Administrative Law Project provides further information on possibilities that are available to hold international organisations accountable.
This short guide is designed to assist in preparing for taking and taking witness statements. It gives examples of good and less good statements
These resources are produced by Investigative Reporters and Editors. Although aimed at journalists, many of the resources listed would be equally useful for gathering evidence for litigation. The Resources Center is a major research library containing more than 25,000 investigative stories — both print and broadcast, and provides thousands of “tip sheets” on how to […]
The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is an international association of nonprofit organisations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. GIJN holds conferences, conducts trainings, provides resources and consulting, and encourages the creation of similar nonprofit groups. It was founded in 2003. Provides a signpost to a wide range of resources for investigative journalism which are […]
Security in-a-Box is a website which provides activists with advice and tips on security of information – principally digital information. The website covers such topics as: Protect your device from malware and hackers Protect your information from physical threats Create and maintain secure passwords Protect the sensitive files on your computer Recover from information loss […]