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Panama Papers (Europe)

The Panama Papers are 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214.488 offshore entities. The documents, some dating back to the 1970s, were created by, and taken from, Panamanian law firm ...

                                               

Panama Papers (North America)

The Panama Papers are 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214.488 offshore entities. The documents, some dating back to the 1970s, were created by, and taken from, Panamanian law firm ...

                                               

Panama Papers (South America)

The Panama Papers are 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214.488 offshore entities. The documents, some dating back to the 1970s, were created by, and taken from, Panamanian law firm ...

                                               

Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers are a set of 13.4 million confidential electronic documents relating to offshore investments that were leaked to the German reporters Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer, from the newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. The newspa ...

                                               

The Ridenhour Prizes

The Ridenhour Prizes are awards in four categories given annually in recognition of those "who persevere in acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society". The awards ar ...

                                               

Savukku

Savukku is an anonymous, non-profit, whistle blowing website. The website has been called the Tamils WikiLeaks. The site publishes articles in Tamil and English. It is known for leaking sensational 2G spectrum case taped conversation and publishi ...

                                               

SecureDrop

SecureDrop is a free software platform for secure communication between journalists and sources. It was originally designed and developed by Aaron Swartz and Kevin Poulsen under the name DeadDrop. James Dolan also co-created the software.

                                               

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes news leaks and classified media provided by anonymous sources. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claimed in 2016 to have released onl ...

                                               

WildLeaks

                                               

Herman Norton Barnum

Herman Norton Barnum was a Christian missionary stationed in Kharpert. In his 1910 obituary by the Andover Theological Seminary, Barnum was called "one of the most competent missionaries sent out from America." During the Hamidian massacres, Barn ...

                                               

Theophile Bidard

Theophile Bidard was a well-known law professor in Rennes, France during the 1840s and 1850s. He was one of the principal witnesses for the prosecution in the Helene Jegado trial in 1851. Employed as a cook, Jegado had killed two of Bidards serva ...

                                               

Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul

Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul was a Bangladeshi lyricist, composer and music director, active since the late 1970s. He was a freedom fighter who joined the Bangladesh Liberation War at the age of 15. He won Ekushey Padak and Bangladesh National Film Award ...

                                               

Sarah Chadwick (activist)

On the day of the shooting, she described how she saw dozens of police cars arriving at the scene, while some of her friends were texting her from classrooms near the gunshots. In a televised interview, she stated that "never again should a child ...

                                               

David Duncan (accountant)

David B. Duncan was a former partner of Arthur Andersen, and was the United States governments star witness in the Arthur Andersen trial. He has said fears over interpretation prompted him to order the shredding of documents relating to Enron. He ...

                                               

David Moses Dyte

David Moses ben Meir Dyte was an English Jewish quill merchant who distinguished himself by preventing the assassination attempt on George III by James Hadfield on 15 May 1800. Dyte was attending Colley Cibbers play She Would and She Would Not at ...

                                               

William Fitzstephen

William Fitzstephen, was a cleric and administrator in the service of Thomas Becket. In the 1170s he wrote a long biography of Thomas Becket - the Vita Sancti Thomae. Fitzstephen had been Beckets personal household clerk for ten years and, when B ...

                                               

James Greenwood (journalist)

James Greenwood was an English social explorer, journalist and writer, who published a series of articles which drew attention to the plight of Londons working poor. He was one of the first journalists to cover stories incognito, and is regarded ...

                                               

David Hogg (activist)

David Miles Hogg is an American gun control activist and student who survived the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in 2018. He is a founding member of Never Again MSD, an advocacy group led by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students. H ...

                                               

Linda Kasabian

Linda Darlene Kasabian is a former member of the Manson Family. She was the key witness in District Attorney Vincent Bugliosis prosecution of Charles Manson and his followers for the 1969 Tate–LaBianca murders.

                                               

Kyle Kashuv

Kyle Kashuv is an American conservative activist. He survived the 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and subsequently advocated for gun rights, notably in opposition to his fellow survivors March for Our Lives movement. Kashuvs admission ...

                                               

Joanne Lees

Joanne Rachael Lees is best known for her ordeal in central Australia when, in 2001, as a young British tourist travelling with her partner Peter Falconio, she was attacked and subjected to an attempted abduction by a man later identified as Brad ...

                                               

Margaret of Louvain

Margaret was a servant from Louvain, Duchy of Brabant now Belgium. As a teenager, she worked at the inn belonging to her relatives, a certain Aubert and his wife, until they sold the establishment. The couple had planned to enter the religious li ...

                                               

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded as an international icon of style and culture. Bouvier was born in 1929 in Southampton, New York, to Wall Street stockbro ...

                                               

Israel Schwartz

Israel Schwartz was a Hungarian, apparently of Jewish descent, who in 1888 claimed to have witnessed an assault on a London woman that is believed to be tied to the Jack the Ripper slayings. Schwartz told police that, shortly after midnight on Se ...

                                               

Ruud de Wild

Rudolf Alexander de Wild is a Dutch radio host. He is also a former DJ, VJ and was one of the faces of the now-defunct television network Talpa. On 6 May 2002, when he worked for radio station 3FM, he interviewed Pim Fortuyn. After the interview ...

                                               

List of thriller writers

                                               

Alex Auswaks

Alex Auswaks was a Jerusalem-based writer of crime fiction. He was born in Tientsin, China on 6 February 1934. Though his work is primarily in shorter crime fiction, his novel "A Trick of Diamonds" was featured by Collins Crime Club in 1981. The ...

                                               

Bob Biderman

Bob Biderman was a British-American novelist and publisher known for his coming-of-age novels, Red Dreams – an obverse view of 50s America – and Letters to Nanette, about a young man drafted into the army at the start of the Vietnam War. Biderman ...

                                               

Felix Francis

Felix Francis is a British crime writer. He is Dick Francis’ younger son. Felix studied physics and electronics at London University, and then embarked upon a 17-year career teaching Advanced Level physics at three schools, the last seven as head ...

                                               

Anura Horatious

Anura Horatious is a popular Sri Lankan author of crime fiction, best known for the bestselling novel Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli. The novel was later adapted into an award-winning film by Udayakantha Warnasuriya in 1988. In 2003, he directed his fir ...

                                               

Alper Kaya

Alper Kaya was born in 1990 in Ankara. He loved Ankara even he had never lived there. He wrote sports articles for BirGun and SoL. He is currently writing soccer articles on saturdays for Evrensel. In 2010, he was awarded with "Praise Award of Sp ...

                                               

Vilmos Kondor

Vilmos Kondor is the name of a successful Hungarian author. His five crime novels, known as the Budapest Noir series, depict the adventures of a journalist, Zsigmond Gordon, in Budapest from the 1930s to the 1950s. They have become very popular i ...

                                               

Lora Lazar

The author graduated from the National School of Plastic Arts and the Dechko Uzunov Academy in Kazanlak before attending Sofia University, where she received a Masters degree in History and Philosophy and a Postgraduate degree in Cultural Studies ...

                                               

Alexis Lecaye

Alexis Lecaye is French author and script writer. He publishes under the pen name Alexandre Terrel as well and is probably best known for the creation of the long running TV crime series Julie Lescaut. Lecaye grew up in Lebanon and France. After ...

                                               

Angela Makholwa

Born in Johannesburg, Makholwa graduated in journalism from Rhodes University. She worked as a magazine journalist and public relations consultant for several agencies before establishing her own public relations firm, Britespark Communications, ...

                                               

Petros Markaris

Petros Markaris is a Greek-Armenian writer of detective novels starring the grumpy Athenian police investigator Costas Haritos.

                                               

Sam Millar

The Dark Place: A Karl Kane Book Dark Souls Brothers In Arms Stage play The Redemption Factory The Darkness of Bones Small Town Killing On The Brinks The Dead of Winter: A Karl Kane Book Bloodstorm: A Karl Kane Book

                                               

Gregg Olsen

Gregg Olsen is a New York Times, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of nonfiction books and novels, most of which are crime-related. The subjects of his true crime books include convicted child rapist and school teacher Mary ...

                                               

Exoneration

Exoneration occurs when the conviction for a crime is reversed, either through demonstration of innocence, a flaw in the conviction, or otherwise. Attempts to exonerate convicts are particularly controversial in death penalty cases, especially wh ...

                                               

Miscarriage of justice

A miscarriage of justice, also known as a failure of justice, occurs when a person is convicted and punished for a crime that he or she did not commit. It is seldom used as a legal defense in criminal and deportation proceedings. The term also ap ...

                                               

Wrongful execution

Wrongful execution is a miscarriage of justice occurring when an innocent person is put to death by capital punishment. Cases of wrongful execution are cited as an argument by opponents of capital punishment, while proponents suggest that the arg ...

                                               

List of miscarriage of justice cases

This is a list of miscarriage of justice cases. This list includes cases where a convicted individual was later cleared of the crime and either has received an official exoneration, or a consensus exists that the individual was unjustly punished ...

                                               

List of wrongful convictions in the United States

This is a list of wrongful convictions in the United States. This list includes people who have been legally exonerated, including people whose convictions have been overturned or vacated, and who have not been retried because the charges were di ...

                                               

After Innocence

After Innocence is a 2005 American documentary film about men who were exonerated from death row by DNA evidence. Directed by Jessica Sanders, the film took the Special Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. The featured exonerees are Den ...

                                               

Gerald Amirault

Gerald A. "Tooky" Amirault is an American convicted in 1986 of child sexual abuse of eight children at the Fells Acres Day Care Center in Malden, Massachusetts, run by his family. He and his family deny the charges, which supporters regard as a c ...

                                               

Joe Arridy

Joseph Arridy was a young American man known for having been falsely accused, wrongfully convicted, and wrongfully executed for the 1936 rape and murder of Dorothy Drain, a 15-year-old girl in Pueblo, Colorado. He is believed to have made a false ...

                                               

Lena Baker

Lena Baker was an African American maid in Cuthbert, Georgia, United States, who was convicted of capital murder of her white employer, Ernest Knight. She was executed by the state of Georgia in 1945. Baker was the only woman in Georgia to be exe ...

                                               

Bernard Baran

Bernard F. Baran Jr. was wrongfully convicted in the day care sex abuse hysteria of the 1980s and 1990s that was spawned by the McMartin preschool trial. Unlike other day care cases, the Baran case garnered little national press coverage. The Bar ...

                                               

Darryl Beamish

Darryl Beamish is a Western Australian man who was wrongfully convicted of wilful murder in 1961 and sentenced to death by hanging. The death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment and he served 15 years. After six appeals his conviction was ...

                                               

Adolf Beck case

The Adolf Beck case was a notorious incident of wrongful conviction by mistaken identity, brought about by unreliable methods of identification, erroneous eyewitness testimony, and a rush to convict the accused. As one of the best known causes ce ...

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