Ties Gijzel is an investigative journalist, based in the Netherlands.

Ties works for Argos, the investigative journalism platform of Dutch public broadcasters Human and VPRO. At Argos, he sets up and coordinates local and cross-border investigative journalism collaborations. Ties is also the co-founder of Are We Europe, a journalistic platform for European storytelling, and a 2019 and 2021 European Press Prize laureate.

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Ties Gijzel

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The EU companies inside China's digital dictatorship

  • Economy
  • Human Rights

Argos investigated the investments of 1100 Dutch companies through subsidiaries or joint ventures in China. Together they are investing a total of 16 billion euros in China, which would make the Netherlands the second largest investor in China in Europe.