Julian Rademeyer

Julian Rademeyer is an award-winning South African investigative journalist, a senior research fellow with the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime and is currently leading a project for TRAFFIC on protection of Africa’s wildlife and ecosystems. Rademeyer is the author of the best-selling book, Killing for Profit: Exposing the Illegal Rhino Horn Trade. His two previous reports for the Global Initiative, “Tipping Point: Transnational Organised Crime and the ‘War’ on Poaching” and “Beyond Borders: Crime, Conservation and Criminal Networks in the Illicit Rhino Horn Trade” together represent one of the most current and in-depth investigations into the illicit networks enabling the desecration of the rhino species in Southern Africa.

Last Updated: October 4, 2017

North Korea’s Diplomats in Africa Are Making Big Money Selling Ivory to Chinese Consumers

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
The tightening of international sanctions against North Korea is helping to fuel the illicit ivory trade in Africa as the increasingly isolated country searches for new ways to generate revenue, according to a new report from the Global Initiative...