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Press Release: Government Accountability Project Attorneys Submit Recommendations to United Nations Internal Justice Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 13, 2020  Government Accountability Project Attorneys Submit Recommendations to United Nations Internal Justice Council Letter Seeks to Improve Whistleblower Protection and Internal Justice System WASHINGTON – The United Nations International Justice Council (IJC) is submitting recommendations to the General Assembly on how to improve internal justice systems within the UN, including protection for whistleblowers. Government Accountability Project was invited to submit recommendations [...]

2020-05-13T14:16:34-04:00May 13th, 2020|International, Press release, United Nations|

The New Republic: Why Is the Pentagon Still Paying $10 a Gallon for Gas?

Note: this article, written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin, was originally published here. Why Is the Pentagon Still Paying $10 a Gallon for Gas? Amid a global oil collapse, the military is overpaying politically connected contractors to keep its jets fueled in Iraq. As any American who’s passed a gas station in the past two [...]

COVID-19: The Largest Attack on Whistleblowers in the World

COVID-19: The Largest Attack on Whistleblowers in the World By Samantha Feinstein The novel coronavirus has put whistleblower protection laws to the test. As the global community is counting each case of COVID-19 on a daily basis and seeing case numbers rise, the 45 whistleblower protection groups who make up the Whistleblowing International Network (WIN) [...]

New Straits Times: Revise Whistleblower Act

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Revise Whistleblower Act In Malaysia, there is the Whistleblower’s Protection Act 2010 (WPA), a good safety measure for those who are putting themselves at risk in revealing a secret. The more important issue is that the disclosure (information leak) cannot be prohibited by law [...]

2020-03-09T08:31:15-04:00March 9th, 2020|In The News, International, Whistleblowers|

Reuters: Royal Bank of Scotland Whistleblower Sues U.S. Agencies in Bounty Battle

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Royal Bank of Scotland Whistleblower Sues U.S. Agencies in Bounty Battle LONDON/WASHINGTON DC (Reuters) - An ex-Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) employee is suing the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for records that could relate to a [...]

2020-02-12T10:52:32-05:00February 12th, 2020|In The News, International, Whistleblowers|

The Daily Observer: ‘Whistleblower Protection Must Be a Priority in the Act’

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. 'Whistleblower Protection Must Be a Priority in the Act' US Whistleblower Campaigner, Tom Devine, cautions Lawmakers Days after President George Weah in his annual message has urged the 54th Legislature to consider the passage of several other bills, including the 'Whistleblower and [...]

2020-02-04T09:45:37-05:00February 4th, 2020|In The News, International|

The New Republic: Before the U.S. Bombed Soleimani’s Terrorists, It Bribed Them

Note: this article, written by our Investigator and Outreach Associate Zack Kopplin, was originally published here. Before the U.S. Bombed Soleimani’s Terrorists, It Bribed Them Other targets of Trump's strikes were “bad dudes” … as well as recipients of American payoffs in the Iraq wars. On January 3, shortly after killing Iranian general Qassem Soleimani [...]

2020-01-14T08:24:28-05:00January 13th, 2020|In The News, International, Investigations|

Fox News: UN Human Rights Office Accused of Helping China Keep An Eye on Dissidents

Note: this article, featuring our client Emma Reilly, was originally published here. UN Human Rights Office Accused of Helping China Keep An Eye on Dissidents A United Nations whistleblower is accusing the organization's human rights office in Switzerland of continuing to provide the Chinese government with the names of activists critical of Beijing. Emma Reilly, a UN employee who first alleged the practice in [...]

2019-12-17T09:50:22-05:00December 17th, 2019|In The News, International, Uncategorized, United Nations|

The Epoch Times: UN Discloses Names of Chinese Dissidents to Beijing: Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our client Emma Reilly and Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. UN Discloses Names of Chinese Dissidents to Beijing: Whistleblower A United Nations whistleblower has accused the organization’s human rights agency of endangering Chinese rights activists by disclosing their names to the Chinese regime. “The Office of the High Commissioner for Human [...]

2019-12-17T09:43:26-05:00December 17th, 2019|In The News, International, United Nations|

PRESS RELEASE: UN INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION FIRES CYBER SECURITY WHISTLEBLOWER AFTER U.S. WITHDRAWS MILLIONS OVER WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CONCERNS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2019 UN INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION FIRES CYBER SECURITY WHISTLEBLOWER AFTER U.S. WITHDRAWS MILLIONS OVER WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CONCERNS MONTREAL - On December 13, 2019, the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) fired whistleblower Vincent Smith for his disclosure that ICAO’s leadership responded inadequately to a cyber-espionage group’s breach that exposed [...]

2019-12-13T16:26:40-05:00December 13th, 2019|International, Press release, United Nations|
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