Read more about World Bank-Backed Projects Threaten Indigenous Communities’ Ways of Life
As a tribal group's homes burned in Kenya, a former World Bank official says the bank shut down his efforts to help defend their rights.
Read more about How a World Bank Translator Became a Hunted Man
Human rights advocates have criticized the bank for failing to speak up about the jailing of a former employee.
Read more about World Bank Does Little As Villagers Threatened and Jailed for Protesting Big Projects
Rights campaigners claim the World Bank has repeatedly failed to intervene to stop its borrowers from cracking down on critics.
Read more about War-Torn Village Faces New Threat As World Bank Considers Power Plant
The villagers of Hade rebuilt after their homes were destroyed in the Kosovo War. Now Hade is again threatened with destruction – this time in the name of development. The government has been evicting villagers as the World Bank considers funding a new coal-fired power plant.
Read more about ‘Bathed In Blood’: World Bank Arm Gave Loan Amid Deadly Land War
A violent land conflict in Honduras has drawn scrutiny because its corporate protagonist has been financed by the World Bank Group.
Read more about World Bank Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
Gladys Chepkemoi was weeding potatoes in her garden the day the men came to burn down her house. She is one of thousands of Kenyans who have been forced out of their homes since the launch of a World Bank-financed program. They are not alone.
Read more about How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect the Poor
Over the past decade, the World Bank has regularly failed to enforce its own rules when it comes to resettling displaced people, with devastating consequences for some of the poorest and most vulnerable people on the planet.
Read more about Evicted and Abandoned: Explore Stories From Around the World
The World Bank pledges to "do no harm." But over the past decade it has regularly failed to protect the world's most vulnerable people.
Read more about Gallery: Communities Displaced by World Bank Projects
From India to Peru to Kenya and South Sudan, these photos show the faces of families and communities affected by bank-backed projects.
Read more about The World Bank Group's Uncounted
In India, fishing clans claim a giant power plant project backed by $450 million from the World Bank Group neglected to account for harm it would do to their livelihoods and way of life.
Read more about From Thousands of World Bank Documents, a Unique New Database
ICIJ's Data Unit sifted through tens of thousands of pages to reveal the extent of people displaced by World Bank projects. Here we answer some frequently asked questions about the data, where it came from, and what does "displaced" actually mean?
Read more about 124 Countries, 969 Projects, 3.4m Displaced: Key Numbers
From the year the World Bank was founded to the number of journalists ICIJ worked with on the Evicted and Abandoned project, explore some of the key numbers.
Read more about Explainer: What is the World Bank?
The World Bank Group is the globe’s most influential development lender, bankrolling hundreds of government and corporate projects in pursuit of its ambitious mission.
Read more about New Evidence Ties World Bank to Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia
Thousands of Anuak, a mostly Christian indigenous group from the rural Ethiopian state of Gambella, have fled from a brutal mass relocation program run by the Ethiopian government that former officials claim was funded using World Bank money.
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