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Government By WhatsApp: Departments’ Secrecy Around Advisors’ Messages Exposes Johnson Administration’s Unaccountable Power
30 June 2021,
Iain Overton’s investigation into one simple question revealed fundamental truths about where accountability lies in British politics today
28 June 2021,
From digital attacks to physical assaults on journalists, Iain Overton’s investigation into the Russian disinformation playbook of chaos in Ukraine is a chilling portent of future wars
26 May 2021,
Oleksandra Matviychuk paints a troubling picture of a Russian tactic designed to undermine democratic rule in eastern Ukraine
21 May 2021,
Iain Overton gives an insight into the local agents who act as a lynchpin of conflict journalism
18 May 2021,
Iain Overton recounts the story of Oleh Galzyuk, who was imprisoned in the Donbas region of Ukraine for more than two years for writing about the conflict raging in the region
12 May 2021,
Iain Overton on investigative reporting, systemic nepotism and why the ‘War on Woke’ is a smokescreen
28 April 2021,
Iain Overton draws on his personal experience to explore why the Prime Minister’s background may explain his mendacious approach to politics – and life
Johnny Mercer Sought to Whitewash this Country’s Human Rights Abuses – his Departure as a Minister is Only a Good Thing
21 April 2021,
Iain Overton dissects what the Veterans Minister’s farewell reveals about the man himself and a wider right-wing shift in British politics favouring the military
19 April 2021,
Iain Overton recalls his undercover investigation into a notorious PR firm and explains why the scandal around lobbying and the ‘revolving door’ has worsened under Boris Johnson’s Government
12 February 2021,
Iain Overton’s analysis of the Hansard reveals a worrying shift of political rhetoric in Britain in the last decade
4 June 2020,
Iain Overton reports on how US counter-terrorism equipment is being deployed at home with an inevitable rise in militarisation, mortality and force over-reach
1 June 2020,
Iain Overton explains how there are countless non-fatal shootings at the hands of law enforcement in America that need to be discussed, too.
23 May 2020,
The track record of the Prime Minister's chief advisor – under fire for breaking lockdown rules – has proved him to be anything but transparent, writes Iain Overton.
Government Refuses to Reveal How Many RAF Bombs Failed to Explode as it would Harm Arms Trade Manufacturer’s ‘Trade Secrets’
5 February 2020,
Iain Overton reports on the ‘dud’ missiles which might now litter Iraq and Syria and could explode, harming civilians.
8 January 2020,
Following the US President's attack on Iran, the Shi’a suicide bomber – a human weapon that first emerged in the Middle-East in Iran – could resurface again
EXCLUSIVE Sandhurst Earns Millions Teaching Overseas Troops – Including Many from Countries of ‘Human Rights Concern’
23 October 2019,
Soldiers from countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Saudi Arabia have attended Britain's top military training centre – is it professionalising despots?
25 September 2019,
Iain Overton reports from eastern Ukraine on the toll taken by five years of war on its citizens – individuals whose lives have been devastated, but who do not dwell on the pain of the present.
23 September 2019,
Iain Overton reports on a medical centre in eastern Ukraine which was caught in an unexpected war – a war which transformed everything.
19 September 2019,
From defence to the environment, poverty to animal welfare, for three years now Brexit has suffocated debate and reform in equal measure – but for how much longer will this continue?
3 September 2019,
Why the Prime Minister's claim that his Government must tackle violent crime urgently by shutting down Parliament doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
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