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FDL: Podcast: CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling & the Government’s Campaign to Silence Him

June 09, 2015

Listen to the podcast featuring GAP's Jesselyn Radack HERE!

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for leaking to a journalist. It was the longest sentenced issued under President Barack Obama’s administration by a federal court as punishment for a leak.

Salon via AP: UN officials didn’t follow up on sex abuse claims for months

June 09, 2015

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.’s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn’t follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked “strictly confidential” show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.

USA Today: TSA air marshal reinstated after Supreme Court win

June 09, 2015

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"WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration has reinstated an air marshal who was fired after disclosing proposed agency cutbacks, but was later deemed a justified whistle-blower by the Supreme Court.

New York Times: Many on Wall Street Say It Remains Untamed

May 19, 2015

"Wall Street has changed. But perhaps not as much as you would think.

The past several years have been filled with headline-grabbing legal settlements by financial services firms — $11 billion here, $5 billion there. Most of them involved conduct that took place before the 2008 crisis. Virtually every major Wall Street firm has pledged to redouble its efforts to instill an ethical culture. And virtually all the large firms said that if there was bad behavior, it is behind them.

Well, it isn’t.

The Stream: The UN’s ‘culture of silence’?

May 12, 2015

Watch GAP's Shelley Walden and UN Whistleblower James Wasserstrom discuss the UN's "Culture of Silence" on The Stream HERE!

The Guardian: UN aid worker suspended for leaking report on child abuse by French troops

April 30, 2015

"A senior United Nations aid worker has been suspended for disclosing to prosecutors an internal report on the sexual abuse of children by French peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic.

Mother Jones: Big Oil Uses Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Spills. Will the Feds Finally Make Them Stop?

April 28, 2015

"Five years ago this week, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and setting off the worst oil spill in US history. The images are unforgettable: The Gulf of Mexico on fire. Pelicans emerging from the water entirely covered in thick, black oil. Planes flying overhead, spraying more than a million gallons of an oil-dispersing chemical called Corexit in an attempt to control the spill.

iam: Investigation of WIPO Director General Francis Gurry Stalled.

April 27, 2015

At the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the investigation into allegations of misconduct on the part of Francis Gurry, the Director General, remains stalled.

Read the full story here.

Jim, Pooley, the former Deputy Director General, who originally made the allegations to be investigated, has written to Secretary of State John Kerry, asking for the attention of the State Department to this issue.



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