Video: Tax Havens – Investigating International Finance – Episode 1

2 December 2012 — 

Used by wealthy individuals and companies to shift huge sums of money around the world in secret, tax havens cost governments and ordinary taxpayers billions of pounds. International efforts to tackle tax havens to date have been feeble, but there’s no reason why action can’t be taken. How can we put a end to such widespread tax evasion?

This is the first in a series of four videos investigating different areas of the international finance system. Each is a short introduction to a major challenge we face if we want to reform global finance and make it work for people and the planet. Continue reading

VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 1 December 2012: The next stop for Palestinians could be global courts

1 December 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Army Kidnaps 21 Palestinians In West Bank, Gaza
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers and Navy kidnapped, Saturday, 19 Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip; 12 fishermen were kidnapped in Gaza territorial waters in Gaza, and nine in the occupied West Bank. …

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