In the last four years, Sudan has gone from being a pariah state to an E.U.partner on countering migration. Roughly one-quarter of the refugees and migrants who cross to Italy from north Africa have transited Sudan. But our reporting suggests that not only does the Sudanese regime benefit from complying with E.U. deals meant to contain migration, but some of its most influential citizens also appear to profit from letting some refugees through.
In spite of a global campaign asking Western governments to act in Darfur, more than a decade ago, the crisis in this region in Sudan is still ongoing. The violence never ended.
The Sudanese regime is held responsible for a genocidal military campaign against its own civilians - and yet, it continues to stay in power. How is that possible? See for yourself in this documentary: investigate the crisis, look at interviews with key players or follow the clues. Make up your mind: Did Evil Win?
The Netherlands is a major international arms dealer. The export value since 2004 adds up to almost 15 billion euros. This business is great for the national economy, but it also creates risks. To asses these risks we started a collaboration with Bellingcat and the data-journalism team of KRO-NCRV: a track & trace of the Dutch arms.
Water scarcity is increasingly fueling conflict in the Middle East. Khuzestan, in the southwest of Iran, is a compelling example. The province literally dried up. One of the main reasons are the dams build by Turkey, but even more so the dams build by Iran itself.