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UN Tribunal Again Denies Justice to Whistleblowers

June 30, 2016

Appeals Tribunal Declares Whistleblowers’ Request for Relief “Unreceivable”

WIN Statement on LuxLeaks Trial Verdict

June 29, 2016

Washington DC, London, Dublin,

The Whistleblowing International Network (WIN), a coalition of organisations supporting whistleblowers worldwide, has expressed its dismay at the conviction of the ‘LuxLeaks’ whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet. The Luxembourg’s court’s verdict was announced today. The two former employees of PricewaterhouseCoopers Luxembourg were found guilty of data theft and breach of commercial confidentiality when exposing potential abuses of Luxembourg’s tax system.

GAP Whistleblower Delivers 60,000+ Petition Signatures to Capitol Hill in Support of Contract Poultry Farmers

June 16, 2016

WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project (GAP) client and contract chicken farmer Eric Hedrick delivered more than 60,000 petition signatures to Capitol Hill yesterday as part of an effort to shed light on the poultry industry’s abusive practices.

House Foreign Affairs Committee Acts to Protect UN Whistleblowers Through The Smith Amendment

May 31, 2016

WASHINGTON – With bipartisan support, House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) Chair Chris Smith introduced an amendment last week to the State Department Authorization Bill that attached strong measures in support of whistleblowers at the United Nations. The Smith Amendment requires the US Representative at the UN to use her voice, vote and influence to promote specific measures to protect those who report misconduct and criminal behavior at the UN from reprisal.

Phoenix VA Whistleblower Returns to Work

May 06, 2016


VA Therapist Who Disclosed Patient Neglect Obtains Justice at the Office of Special Counsel

Senate VA Committee Introduces Milestone VA Whistleblower Protections

April 28, 2016


Bipartisan Act Addresses Trainings, Retaliatory Investigations and Accountability

House Launches Bipartisan Whistleblower Protection Caucus

April 26, 2016


Bicameral caucuses pave the way for unprecedented congressional support of whistleblowing

WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Project and leading members of the Make It Safe Coalition applaud today’s launch of the bipartisan House Whistleblower Protection Caucus. Caucus co-chairs include Representatives Kathleen Rice of New York, Mike Coffman of Colorado, Jackie Speier of California and Rod Blum of Iowa.

House and Senate to Each Hold Hearings on Allegations of Abuse and Absence of Accountability at the UN

April 12, 2016


GAP Clients Aicha Elbasri and Miranda Brown to Testify at House and Senate Hearings Respectively

WHY: In the wake of serious child sex abuse scandals in the Central African Republic and Haiti, and the deliberate and systematic cover-ups of crimes against humanity that occurred under the UN’s watch in Darfur, top UN officials have seemingly engaged in both a process to cover up abuses and retaliate against the brave whistleblowers who risked their careers to put an end to such atrocities.


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