International

Law Society of Ireland Gazette: Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA

Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. The International Bar Association (IBA) has published a report that tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 38 countries, and probes the successes and shortcomings of these laws. Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower [...]

HuffPost Canada: Canada’s Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings

Canada's Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. OTTAWA — Canada is at the bottom of an international ranking of countries with whistleblower protection, lagging behind Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Botswana. A report released Tuesday by the U.S.-based Government Accountability Project and the U.K.-based [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map The map is released alongside a global study of whistleblower protection legislation, conducted by Government Accountability Project and the International Bar Association. WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project has launched a new resource that will allow users to find international whistleblower laws with the click of a mouse. [...]

2021-03-02T15:58:09-05:00March 3rd, 2021|International, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2021 Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report WASHINGTON – A new report, Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower Protection Litigation, tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 37 countries and provides an unprecedented effort to understand the successes and shortcomings of [...]

2021-03-02T10:42:45-05:00March 2nd, 2021|International, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

International Civil Society Letter to President Zelensky re. Draft Law #3450

OPEN LETTER SENT BY EMAIL AND POST TO: Mr. Zelensky, President of Ukraine 16th February 2021 Dear President Zelensky, We, the undersigned organisations join our voices to this letter from the Board of Trustees of the Whistleblowing International Network (WIN) to urge your leadership to defend the integrity of the law that protects those who [...]

2021-02-16T10:49:11-05:00February 16th, 2021|International, Letter|

International NGO Coalition Condemns Whistleblower Extradition Fight

Immediate Release Monday 18 January 2021 We, the undersigned Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners, whistleblowing, human rights, transparency and journalist organisations are alarmed by the ongoing extradition proceedings against Jonathan Taylor in Croatia.  On 4th January 2020 the Dubrovnik County Court again ruled to extradite Jonathan to Monaco.  In October 2020, the Croatian Supreme [...]

2021-01-21T15:29:58-05:00January 21st, 2021|International, Letter|

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|

Union of Concerned Scientists: Roundup: Political Interference and Declining Trust in Public Health Agencies Addressing COVID-19

Roundup: Political Interference and Declining Trust in Public Health Agencies Addressing COVID-19 This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. One hot spring afternoon in Malta, a journalist drove up to her house to find a court marshall duct-taping hundreds of sheets of paper to her front gate. Her family’s two [...]

2020-11-17T12:33:39-05:00November 17th, 2020|EU, In The News, International, SLAPP Suits|

National Review: ‘Falsehood Flies, and Truth Comes Limping After It’

‘Falsehood Flies, and Truth Comes Limping After It’ This article features our client Jamie Fly and was originally published here. The Russian government has various means of attack: assassination, invasion, annexation. But don’t forget dezinformatsiya, i.e., disinformation, which the Kremlin has practiced for almost a hundred years. A special disinformation office was set up in 1923. “Misinformation” [...]

New Republic: How Taxpayer Dollars May Have Bought a Kurdish Strongman’s Beverly Hills Mansions

Note: this article, written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin, was originally published here. How Taxpayer Dollars May Have Bought a Kurdish Strongman’s Beverly Hills Mansions A story of Iraqi politics, Pentagon oil contracts, and an ongoing foreign policy disaster Bribing one politician is bad. Bribing all the politicians is worse. The U.S. Department of Justice [...]

2020-07-24T09:25:51-04:00July 24th, 2020|In The News, International, Investigations|
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