FireDogLake: Pardon John Kiriakou, CIA Whistleblower Convicted of Classified Leak
Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader has signed a letter with a few of his colleagues urging President Obama to pardon CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou. The letter explains how Kiriakou "never tortured anyone, yet he is the only individual to be prosecuted in relation to the torture program of the past decade."
China Gives $48,000 Incentive to Food Safety Whistleblowers
Officials in China are offering up to roughly $48,000 in cash rewards to people who report food safety violations. Other methods to thwart ongoing food scandals in the country have failed, including harsh punishments on wrongdoers. GAP's Food Integrity Campaign explains.
Herald-Leader: Prosecuting a Whistleblower; State Agency Should Reconsider Message
This masthead editorial criticizes Kentucky officials for retaliating against a miner who blew the whistle on safety violations, and calls on state lawmakers to strengthen whistleblower protections for miners.
Whistleblower vs. The Most Contaminated Nuclear Site in the Western Hemisphere
GAP's Alison Glick recaps the American Whistleblower Tour visit to Whitman College a few months ago, featuring Hanford nuclear facility whistleblower Walt Tamosaitis. The piece also includes a video interview with Tamosaitis and information about the Tour.
Fox News: Fast and Furious Whistleblower Cleared by ATF
A whistleblower who unveiled the flawed tactics used in Operation Fast and Furious has been cleared by his bosses at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), after being initially sidelined. He is now being hailed for the "essential role" he played in exposing the program.
Times of Malta: Whistleblower Saw Nurses Crush Drugs in Patients' Tea
A care worker who was fired from a hospital in Malta after blowing the whistle on nurses administering non-prescribed medications in patients' tea, has been awarded financial compensation.
Sarah Damian is New Media Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.