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Press Release: Government Accountability Project Files Whistleblower Complaint Regarding the Retaliatory Actions Taken Against VOA White House Correspondent for Questioning Secretary of State Pompeo During His Visit to VOA Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2021 Government Accountability Project Files Whistleblower Complaint Regarding the Retaliatory Actions Taken Against VOA White House Correspondent for Questioning  Secretary of State Pompeo During His Visit to VOA Headquarters WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project notified Voice of America (VOA) that the actions taken against VOA Senior White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara [...]

Press Release: Voice of America Whistleblowers Protest “Reassignment” of White House Correspondent After Questioning Secretary of State Pompeo During VOA Speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2021 Voice of America Whistleblowers Protest “Reassignment” of White House Correspondent After Questioning Secretary of State Pompeo During VOA Speech WASHINGTON—Today, whistleblowers notified the political leadership of Voice of America (VOA) and its parent agency, the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), that their summary removal of VOA White House [...]

Press Release: Top Faith-Based Leaders and Organizations Partner to Protect Whistleblowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2021 Top Faith-Based Leaders and Organizations Partner to Protect Whistleblowers Government Accountability Project Launches New Program: Bearing Witness WASHINGTON – Today, influential faith leaders and organizations from across the US join Government Accountability Project in launching Bearing Witness, the first-ever faith-based initiative to support and protect workplace truth-tellers. Whistleblowers bear witness [...]

2021-01-13T09:37:39-05:00January 13th, 2021|Democracy Protection Initiative, Press release|

Statement from Government Accountability Project on Violent Sedition Efforts to Undermine Democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 06, 2021 Statement from Government Accountability Project on Violent Sedition Efforts to Undermine Democracy  WASHINGTON—Today, thousands of domestic terrorists descended on the nation’s capitol building, violently disrupting the Electoral College vote count. For weeks President Trump and his allies have been refusing to accept the clear and lawful results of the [...]

2021-01-06T20:33:47-05:00January 6th, 2021|Democracy Protection Initiative, Press release|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Praises D.C. City Council for Unanimous Passage of the Ombudsperson for Children Establishment Amendment Act of 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2020 Government Accountability Project Praises D.C. City Council for Unanimous Passage of the Ombudsperson for Children Establishment Amendment Act of 2020 New Act Models Recommendations of the U.S. Ombudsman Association to Keep Children Safe WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project praised the D.C. City Council for its December 15, 2020 unanimous [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Allies Demand Federal Agencies Inform Workforce of Whistleblower Rights to Protect Democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 21, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Allies Demand Federal Agencies Inform Workforce of Whistleblower Rights to Protect Democracy Organizations focused on democracy protection send letters to 25 government agencies calling on them to encourage employees to report wrongdoing during politicized transition period WASHINGTON — Today, Government Accountability Project, along with American [...]

2020-12-21T09:30:50-05:00December 21st, 2020|Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Voice of America Staff Protest Appointment of New VOA Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14th, 2020 Voice of America Staff Protest Appointment of New VOA Director WASHINGTON — Multiple Voice of America (VOA) whistleblowers, who wish to remain anonymous, today sent a letter to the head of the agency that oversees VOA, Michael Pack, protesting the appointment of Robert R. Reilly as the new Director [...]

Government Accountability Project Applauds US Office of Special Counsel for Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Voice of America/US Agency for Global Media Political Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2020 Government Accountability Project Applauds U.S. Office of Special Counsel for Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Voice of America/U.S. Agency for Global Media Political Leadership WASHINGTON — Over the past three months, Government Accountability Project has filed multiple whistleblower complaints with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) alleging that [...]

2020-12-03T14:09:33-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against DHS Whistleblower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against DHS Whistleblower WASHINGTON – Earlier today, President Trump’s campaign lawyer, Joe diGenova, said that a Department of Homeland Security whistleblower “Should be drawn and quartered. Taken out at dawn and shot.” The whistleblower, Christopher Krebs, headed the Department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency [...]

2020-11-30T19:48:25-05:00November 30th, 2020|Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2020   Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors WASHINGTON — Following our client Dawn Wooten’s whistleblower disclosure of medical mistreatment in ICE detention, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has responded by deporting survivors instead of taking meaningful action. Six formerly detained women have [...]

2020-11-20T15:02:12-05:00November 13th, 2020|Immigration, Press, Press release|
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