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Starting in April, the investigative Tunisian website Inkyfada, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, published five articles based on information revealed in the Panama Papers. Of the 11.5 million documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca detailing how and where the world's elite hide their wealth from taxation, around 8000 mention Tunisia, according to Inkyfada's publishing manager. So far, these documents have implicated a number of Tunisian politicians and businessmen. There have been various investigation commissions, such as that led by legal specialist Abdelfattah Amor in 2011, which published a several hundred-page report in November that year detailing cases of fraud and corruption during Ben Ali's era. Still, this investigation hasn't done much to reform continuing systemic corruption.In a survey published by Transparency International in May, over 60 percent of Tunisians said they felt corruption had increased over the past year.Roughly half of Tunisian respondents to the Transparency International poll said they fear reporting on corruption due to fear of retaliation. However, more than 70 percent say they think ordinary people can make a difference, and there is a greater push for government action.
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