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U.S. News: The World Needs Whistleblowers

September 27, 2016

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Diplomats from 193 member states have been gathered in New York to participate in the 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. They can certainly celebrate 70 years of U.N. work to promote dialogue, cooperation and problem solving among nations. But they should also acknowledge that the U.N. and its affiliated agencies are increasingly a source of international problems, rather than part of the solution.

The Intercept: House Intelligence Panel Gets Dozens of Whistleblower Complaints Every Year

September 26, 2016

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CRITICS OF LEAKERS have often argued that whistleblowers have legitimate channels through which they can report their grievances, but in the murky world of intelligence, it’s hard to know how many complaints are filed, and what, if anything, happens as a result. Now, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence says it sees “dozens” of such complaints every year.

The Orange County Register: Whistleblower air marshal is back to work, but on the ground

September 19, 2016

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The whistleblower won his job back thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court – a rare victory, and a vindication. But what does winning mean when you actually show up at work?

The Hill: Wall Street whistleblowers reap millions

September 13, 2016

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has paid out more than $100 million in a new whistleblower program aimed at rooting out bad behavior on Wall Street.

The SEC says the program, created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, is beginning to yield valuable information from inside the nation’s largest financial institutions.

The Daily Nation: Policy change is needed to hold UN responsible for its crimes

August 31, 2016

Rasna Warah has written a strongly worded opinion piece in The Daily Nation, a major news source in Kenya.

The New York Times: Dodging Accountability at the United Nations

August 23, 2016

Last week, the United Nations Secretary General acknowledged that the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was responsible for the cholera outbreak in that country that began in 2010.  The admission was a breakthrough in accountability for the UN, which invoked its immunity to avoid legal obligations to the tens of thousands of Haitians who fell victim to the disease after it was introduced on the island by UN peacekeepers deployed after the earthquake.  According to the New York Times, the UN’s "...[Y]earslong effort to dodge accountability in an emblematic case of ins

Gov Exec: Intel Community Whistleblower Chief Fighting Old Pentagon Bosses

July 28, 2016

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An experienced military whistleblower in charge of whistleblower protection programs for the 17 agencies in the intelligence community is himself now embroiled in a whistleblower retaliation dispute with his former Pentagon bosses.


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