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The Register: US Congressman calls WIPO 'the FIFA of UN agencies' at hearing

February 25, 2016
'You may be looking at the last UN whistleblowers ever to come forward' lawmakers told

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The US House Foreign Affairs joint sub-committee in Washington heard evidence of continued bizarre and allegedly illegal behaviour by Francis Gurry, the boss of the UN's patent body.

Bloomberg BNA: Veterans Affairs Said to Wage War on Whistle-Blowers

February 25, 2016

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Feb. 19 — The Department of Veterans Affairs must put a stop to the continuing retaliation against whistle-blower Brandon Coleman and transfer him to a facility that isn't managed by the same people who have been punishing him for his disclosures, two senators said in a Feb. 16 letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald.

Counter Punch: The New Attack on Whistleblowers

February 17, 2016

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The DC Disciplinary Counsel — previously known as the DC Bar Counsel — is on the attack against whistleblower lawyers.

And whistleblower lawyers are not happy about it. They have launched something of a counterattack.

The Disciplinary Counsel has filed charges against prominent Washington whistleblower lawyer Lynne Bernabei and former Justice Department attorney Thomas Tamm.

Gov Exec: Hundreds of Thousands of Feds Would Gain Appeal Rights Under New Bill

February 05, 2016

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A huge swath of federal employees would regain the right to appeal a dismissal or demotion to a third party under a new bill introduced in the House this week.

Swiss Info: Damages awarded to watchdog forced from Geneva-based health fund

February 05, 2016
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The former head of the watchdog office within the world’s largest disease-fighting fund – one of the most influential international organisations headquartered in Switzerland – has won an important ruling over his dismissal in 2012 after he complained of “undue interference” with his anti-corruption efforts.

Gov Exec: Whistleblower Disclosures Skyrocketed Last Year, Driven by VA Employees

January 20, 2016

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When Bob McDonald was sworn in as secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department, one of his first promises was to protect the employees who aimed to shed a light on waste or wrongdoing within the agency.

Foreign Policy: U.N. Drops Leak Investigation Into Human Rights Official in CAR Sex Scandal

January 19, 2016

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Anders Kompass, a senior United Nations human rights official, has been cleared of wrongdoing for informing the French government in July 2014 about a sexual misconduct scandal involving French and African soldiers in the Central African Republic, Foreign Policy has learned.

The Guardian: UN whistleblower who exposed sexual abuse by peacekeepers is exonerated

January 19, 2016

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The UN whistleblower who exposed the sexual abuse of children by peacekeepers in Central African Republic has been completely exonerated after an internal investigation.

BuzzFeed: Scathing Report Finds “Gross Failure” At United Nations On Sex Abuse

December 18, 2015

An independent panel found indifference by field staff to sex abuse and abuse of authority by UN officials.

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An independent panel appointed by the United Nations Secretary General to investigate the sexual abuse of children by peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) found “gross institutional failure” of the world body to handle the matter.


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