Fergus Shiel: Pandora Papers reveal a global system rigged in favour of the few

The widest ever leak of tax haven data has revealed the secret offshore holdings of 35 world leaders, some 330 politicians and high-level officials, and more than 130 billionaires

10th October, 2021
Fergus Shiel: Pandora Papers reveal a global system rigged in favour of the few
‘Since the Pandora Papers investigation was published, it has put several international leaders under intense scrutiny.’ Picture: Getty

When Gerard Ryle, the director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), obtained the Pandora Papers, our journalists knew we were onto something. Little did we know how enormous that something would turn out to be.

In the days since the Pandora Papers investigation was published, it has put several international leaders, from Chile to Malaysia and Kenya under intense scrutiny. In addition, there have been vows of action from India, Spain, Pakistan, Ireland,...

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