FRANCE 24 continues its special series on corruption with a focus on the Arab world. 5 years ago, a major survey in several Arab states revealed that a whopping 90% of the population believed corruption in their country was widespread. Transparency International's corruption index consistently ranks Arab countries below the global average.
Fouad Al-OBAID, Columnist, Kuwait Times
Amer KHAYATT, Secretary General, Arab Anti-corruption Organization (By satellite from Beirut)
Omnia HUSSEIN, Programme coordinator for MENA (Middle-East & North Africa), Transparency (By satellite from Cairo)
Patrick COCKBURN, Middle East correspondent, The Independent (By phone from Kabul)
Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.