4 deve de ler histórias de Anas Aremeyaw Anas, o jornalista expondo crimes impensáveis ​​em Gana

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Why the wire mask? Because his undercover investigations have brought many to justice, and having his identity revealed

Why the wire mask? Because Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ undercover investigations have brought many people to justice, and he could be in danger if his identity were known. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is known for, as he calls it, the “naming, shaming and jailing” of criminals all over Ghana – yet few people would be able to pick him out of a crowd. The undercover journalist, [ted_talkteaser id=1757]who gave today’s talk, has brought smugglers, mob bosses and pimps to justice with an unshakeable determination to, in his words, “shine light in the dark spots of society.” All without ever revealing his identity. I caught up with Anas recently by email.

With public corruption so rampant — Anas has, after all, caught cops, government officials and prison administrators in all sort of sordid acts — it’s unnerving that so many of the criminals brought to light by Anas’…

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