Investigations

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Project South Stand Behind Detained Immigrants’ Class Action Lawsuit Against ICE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Project South Stand Behind Detained Immigrants’ Class Action Lawsuit Against ICE WASHINGTON—In the wake of the whistleblower disclosures by nurse Dawn Wooten, detained immigrants have come forward to file a class action lawsuit against ICE, LaSalle Corrections, and Georgia gynecologist Dr. Mahendra Amin, among others. [...]

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity Last year, Government Accountability Project launched the Jane E. Rosen Fund, which was established to continue Dr. Rosen’s pursuit of justice and truth after her passing in October of 2019. The fund is named after Dr. Rosen, a [...]

Government Executive: Anonymous Voice of America Employees Protest New Acting Director

Anonymous Voice Of America Employees Protest New Acting Director  This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. On Monday, a group of anonymous Voice of America employees asked their parent agency to rescind the appointment of their new, “controversial” acting director. The Government Accountability Project, a whistleblower advocacy group that [...]

2020-12-16T12:09:11-05:00December 16th, 2020|In The News, Investigations, VOA Whistleblowers|

Buzzfeed News: This Newly Released Letter Details The Criminal Referral On Donald Trump Over His Ukraine Phone Call

This Newly Released Letter Details The Criminal Referral On Donald Trump Over His Ukraine Phone Call This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. Nearly one year after the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump, the federal government has released the criminal referral alleging Trump committed crimes related to his phone call [...]

witness LA: 10 Women Detained by ICE File Grievances Against “Uterus Collector” They Say Performed Forced Sterilizations

10 Women Detained By ICE File Grievances Against “Uterus Collector” They Say Performed Forced Sterilizations This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. On Thursday, ten women filed medical grievances against a gynecologist at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility, alleging that Dr. Mahendra Amin conducted unnecessary medical procedures, including [...]

Press Release: Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2020 Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld Washington, DC— At 10 AM yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to question Joel Rayburn, the State Department’s Special Envoy for Syria, about American policy in that country. [...]

2020-12-15T10:29:59-05:00December 10th, 2020|International, Investigations, Press|

What Doesn’t Kill You: Meat Industry Gets Its Way on Line Speeds

Meat Industry Gets Its Way on Line Speeds This article features our Food Integrity Campaign Director Amanda Hitt and was originally published here. Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Projects Food Integrity campaign comes back to talk about the increases in line speed jammed through by the industry and the Trump administration. What does this mean [...]

2020-12-10T10:57:05-05:00December 10th, 2020|Food Integrity, In The News, Investigations, Public Health|

NPR: VOA Director Forced Aside in Drive to Embed Trump Loyalists Before Biden Era

VOA Director Forced Aside In Drive To Embed Trump Loyalists Before Biden Era This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. The Trump appointee who runs the government's overseas broadcasters reassigned the head of the Voice of America on Tuesday as part of a broad effort to install supporters of [...]

The Washington Newsday: Government regulator accuses VOA parent company under Trump commission of misconduct

Government regulator accuses VOA parent company under Trump commission of misconduct This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. NPR reports that the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, a federal oversight agency, announced Wednesday that it had uncovered a “significant likelihood of wrongdoing” at the U.S. Agency for Global Media [...]

Voice of America: USAGM Told to Investigate Allegations of Wrongdoing at Agency

USAGM Told to Investigate Allegations of Wrongdoing at Agency This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. A federal office set up to protect whistleblowers has ordered the federal agency that oversees Voice of America and other independent news networks to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by its own top officials. [...]

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