• About Frank Vogl

    Frank Vogl worked as a reporter for The Times of London and as chief spokesman for the World Bank before he helped found Transparency International (www.transparency.org) and the Partnership for Transparency Fund (www.PTFund.org). He is the author of a new book, "Waging War on Corruption – Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power," published by Rowman and Littlefield. To contact Vogl, go to www.frankvogl.com.


    Fighting Corruption Can Be a Fatal Act

    by  • October 10, 2012 • WORLDVIEWS • 2 Comments

    Indigenous Pacchanta in southeast Peru.

    WASHINGTON — In 2000, I had the privilege to present Lasantha Wickramatunga, from Sri Lanka, with the Transparency International annual Integrity Award. Wickramatunga was a prominent and tenacious newspaperman with the courage to ask tough questions, call for government accountability and expose corruption. On Jan. 8, 2009, he was driving to work when eight...

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