Bea Edwards, February 04, 2016
According to a website that closely monitors the case of Julian Assange, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) apparently has definitive evidence that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained in the UK. The ruling of the WGAD in the case of Assange v. UK & Sweden is expected tomorrow, Friday.
Shanna Devine, February 02, 2016
As one of its first actions in 2016, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) held a nomination hearing with high stakes for whistleblowers and their advocates – leadership at the Office of Special Counsel and Office o
Tom Devine, February 01, 2016
Bea Edwards, January 29, 2016
Next month, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will hold an election for its top position. The off-year ballot is scheduled because the currently-suspended FIFA President, Joseph "Sepp" Blatter, faces serious allegations of racketeering, conspiracy, money laundering, corruption, mismanagement and fraud. He is not alone in this.
Jason Zuckerman, January 22, 2016
Alison Glick, January 21, 2016
A group of whistleblowers from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a trust fund of the World Bank, recently contacted the Government Accountability Project (GAP) with concerns about serious mismanagement problems at the top of the operation. They watched a high-level GPE official manipulate a recruitment process to exclude a highly-qualified professional, and, though the victim was ultimately given some relief through the World Bank Tribunal, she was not given the job she sought, while the (mis)manager was promoted rather than disciplined.
Jason Zuckerman, January 21, 2016
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Bea Edwards, January 19, 2016
The Government Accountability Project (GAP), which has worked with UN whistleblowers over the past decade, is relieved to know that the United Nations has finally ended its investigation of Anders Kompass and cleared him of misconduct. GAP is concerned, though, that neither the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) nor the Office of the Secretary General, which subjected Kompass to this nine-month ordeal, have taken any steps to mitigate the damage done to his career and reputation.
Matt Fuller, January 15, 2016
In the aftermath of classified disclosures to Wikileaks, the Obama administration created an Insider Threat Program tasked with identifying the “malicious insiders.” In practice, however, we have found that the Insider Threat Program is really a threat to insiders who commit the truth – whistleblowers.