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Planespotting, Cryptocurrency, Satellites...
GIJN Bulletin -- June 6, 2019

New GIJN Planespotting Guide

Tracking aircraft and identifying their owners is increasingly useful in revealing corruption, government spying and military operations. As new technologies emerge, planespotting has never been easier. In this latest addition to our popular Resource Center, GIJN's Toby McIntosh assembled an in-depth guide on how to track planes worldwide.

Exposing Police Violence Against France's Yellow Vests

After weeks of media silence on violent police repression of Yellow Vest protesters in France, journalist David Dufresne shattered the status quo by chronicling nearly 800 injuries caused by authorities, including lost eyes and limbs. Check out the story that just won France's top journalism award.

Revealing a UN Murder Cover-Up 

"Radical sharing" among five rival media platforms — SVT, Le Monde, Radio France Internationale, Foreign Policy and Süddeutsche Zeitung — enabled the group to expose a United Nations cover-up of the murders of its own staff.

New Paul Myers Webinar 

Good news! GIJN's Webinar with Paul Myers: An Investigative Approach to Online Research will be repeated on Tuesday, June 25 at 10am EDT/4pm CET. (Register here.) We hosted 300 people from 70 countries last month. Sorry to those who tried to join but couldn't due to technical errors. We've worked out the kinks and hope to see you in the second round!

Satellite Imagery for Investigations

Satellite imagery has become an indispensable tool in investigative journalism for figuring out what's happening in hard-to-reach places. In this useful round-up, Geospatial World profiled major stories which satellite images helped uncover. 

Tracking Illegal Cryptocurrency

How do you track illegal cryptocurrency transactions? Brenna Smith, a researcher at UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Investigations Lab, has created a tutorial to show you how.
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Stories of the Week 

Argentina: Child Abuse in the Church, La Nación

UK: Ice Cream Slavery Case, Bristol Cable

Ecuador: Coyote Stories, El Tiempo

US: Cancer Town, Guardian

Mexico: Homicide Counts, La Data

South Africa: A Hunting Resort & A Saudi Prince, AmaBhungane

Taiwan: Metoo, Stories of Migrant Workers, Apple Daily

Tunisia: Quest for Historic Justice Under Threat, Middle East Eye

Africa: Continent of Kleptocrats, AIPC 

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