Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Commends Special Report on Medical Abuse of Immigrants Detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2021  Government Accountability Project Commends Special Report on Medical Abuse of Immigrants Detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC)  The Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility was at the center of our whistleblower client Dawn Wooten’s disclosure last year.  WASHINGTON – Yesterday, members of the immigration justice community released a special report on the detention facility that our whistleblower client, Dawn [...]

2021-09-17T13:38:28-04:00September 17th, 2021|Immigration, Investigations, Press release, Public Health|

The New York Times: He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He Was a Suspect in a Drug Inquiry.

He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He Was a Suspect in a Drug Inquiry. This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The commander in charge of guarding the Haitian president’s home quickly became a suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last month when his security team inexplicably melted [...]

Yahoo News: Exclusive: Jan. 6 select committee will include former CIA inspector general found to have retaliated against whistleblower

Exclusive: Jan. 6 select committee will include former CIA inspector general found to have retaliated against whistleblower This article features our Deputy Director of Legislation Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — As the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot prepares to get underway next week, it will include former CIA [...]

Just Security: Know Your Rights: Whistleblowers and the January 6th Select Committee

Know Your Rights: Whistleblowers and the January 6th Select Committee This op-ed was written by our Legal Director Tom Devine and Deputy Legal Director Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. On July 27, the House of Representative’s Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack will hold its first formal hearing, publicly embarking on [...]

WABE: As ICE Maintains Safety Is A Priority During Pandemic, Records Show Multiple Outbreaks At Ga. Facilities

As ICE Maintains Safety Is A Priority During Pandemic, Records Show Multiple Outbreaks At Ga. Facilities This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say they took measures to protect immigrants in custody from COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Public Health continues to investigate [...]

Shadowproof: PENTAGON WHISTLEBLOWER UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER WARNING ABOUT RISKS OF WAR WITH CHINA OVER TAIWAN

PENTAGON WHISTLEBLOWER UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER WARNING ABOUT RISKS OF WAR WITH CHINA OVER TAIWAN This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Pentagon whistleblower Franz Gayl has been part of the United States Marine Corps for over four decades. He spent the last months trying to warn U.S. government officials and the [...]

The American Prospect: The Real War Dogs of Iraq

The Real War Dogs of Iraq This article was written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin and was originally published here. The first day on the job at the defense contractor DGC International involves an unusual orientation. In the contractor’s offices in McLean, Virginia, some new hires were asked to watch War Dogs, a 2016 blockbuster based [...]

Tokenhell: World Bank Does Not Want Any Part In BTC Revolution of El Salvador

World Bank Does Not Want Any Part In BTC Revolution Of El Salvador This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In recent news, the World Bank has now refused to take part in the so-called ‘Bitcoin (BTC) revolution’ currently being spearheaded by El Salvador following President Bukele’s decision to legalise the [...]

CRYPTOSLATE: World Bank wants no part in El Salvador’s Bitcoin revolution

World Bank wants no part in El Salvador’s Bitcoin revolution This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The World Bank has refused to assist El Salvador with integrating Bitcoin into its financial infrastructure, a report on Reuters said today. The Central American country made history last week as it passed a bill making Bitcoin legal tender. [...]

The Intercept: “Nothing is Changing”: ICE Sends Detainees to Irwin Prison Despite Pledges to Close It

“Nothing is Changing”: ICE Sends Detainees to Irwin Prison Despite Pledges to Close It This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. DESPITE AN ANNOUNCEMENT that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Irwin County Detention Center could be closed, people continue to be transferred into the detention facility, according to multiple sources interviewed [...]