How open company data was used to uncover the powerful elite benefiting from Myanmar’s multi-billion dollar jade industry

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OpenCorporates
Oct 27, 2015 · 11 min read
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Executive Summary

Introduction

Open data as an essential component to the investigation

Sunset over Bagan (Myanmar 2013) by Paul Arps (CC BY 2.0): https://flic.kr/p/j1vqYG

Promoting open data for accountability

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Conclusion

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The Global Witness Myanmar Jade report

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