Press Releases2022-09-12T09:42:47-04:00

Independent Reviews Confirm: UNOPS Must Reform Whistleblowing System

Transparency International, Government Accountability Project, and the Whistleblowing International Network demand better protection of whistleblowers and diligent investigation of the reports at UNOPS. Last month, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) released two alarming reports by independent reviewers detailing abuses within the agency. These reviews found systemic [...]

November 29th, 2022|Categories: Press, Sign-on Letter, Statement, United Nations, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Statement: Bipartisan Senate Hearing Validates Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures that Numerous Immigrant Women Underwent Nonconsensual, Unnecessary Gynecological Procedures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 16, 2022  Bipartisan Senate Hearing Validates Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures that Numerous Immigrant Women Underwent Nonconsensual, Unnecessary Gynecological Procedures  ICE Health Director Admits Would Not Have Known But For The Whistleblower Complaint  WASHINGTON -- On November 15, 2022, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) [...]

November 16th, 2022|Categories: ICE Detention, Immigration, Press, Statement|

Press Release: Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to Conduct Hearing on Medical Mistreatment of Women in ICE Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2022 Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to Conduct Hearing on Medical Mistreatment of Women in ICE Detention Government Accountability Project Submits Written Statement Regarding Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten Whose Disclosures Prompted Congressional Investigation WASHINGTON--Government Accountability Project's Senior Counsel Dana Gold provided a [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Releases Whistleblowing Resource for Election Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 7, 2022  Government Accountability Project Releases Whistleblowing Resource for Election Workers WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project is releasing a new guide to help election workers navigate the complex path of blowing the whistle safely and effectively in today’s climate of increased threats to the integrity of our elections [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Project South Call on DHS OIG to Issue Findings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2022  Government Accountability Project and Project South Call on DHS OIG to Issue Findings  Investigations Into Irwin County Detention Center Abuses Pending for More Than Two Years Today, Government Accountability Project and Project South, along with 73 supporting organizations, sent a letter to the [...]

October 4th, 2022|Categories: ICE Detention, Immigration, Press|

Press Release: Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Applauds USDA Proposed Rule to combat Discrimination and Retaliation against Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 29, 2022    Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Applauds USDA Proposed Rule to combat Discrimination and Retaliation against Farmers  WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign experts and farmer whistleblowers are available to speak about the Department of Agriculture’s proposed regulations under the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act’s provisions [...]

September 29th, 2022|Categories: Food Integrity, Press, Public Health, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Inspector General Validates Whistleblower Reports of Gross Mismanagement at Site Holding Thousands of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2022 Inspector General Validates Whistleblower Reports of Gross Mismanagement at Site Holding Thousands of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Government Accountability Project Credited for Reports on Abuses at HHS Emergency Intake Site Harming Children  WASHINGTON—Yesterday, September 27, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [...]

September 28th, 2022|Categories: Fort Bliss, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Client, Ellen Gallagher, Participates in Congressional Briefing on Inadequate Mental Health Care and Improper Use of Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2022 Government Accountability Project Client, Ellen Gallagher, Participates in Congressional Briefing on Inadequate Mental Health Care and Improper Use of Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention On September 22, 2022, the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) held a briefing, sponsored by Congressman Joaquin Castro, for [...]

September 26th, 2022|Categories: ICE Detention, ICE solitary confinement, Immigration, Press, Prison Conditions|

Press Release: Dawn Wooten Awarded HMH First Amendment Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15th, 2022 Dawn Wooten Awarded HMH First Amendment Award WASHINGTON—This Thursday, Government Accountability Project client Dawn Wooten will be honored with the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The award "spotlights individuals who have made significant contributions [...]

September 16th, 2022|Categories: 1st Amendment, First Amendment, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds the House of Representatives for Passing the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT  PRAISES HOUSE PASSAGE OF WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION IMPROVEMENT ACT Expresses disappointment in House Republicans for abandoning those who defend the taxpayers Government Accountability Project praised the House for its 221-203 vote passing the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act today, which now moves [...]

September 15th, 2022|Categories: Press, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|