Chelsea Manning jailed “in defense of a free press”

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Chelsea Manning, the Army whistleblower, is again in jail less than two years after her release from prison on a grant of clemency from President Obama. US District Court judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to be taken into custody for after she refused to answer questions before a grand jury thought to be targeting Julian Assange for […]

Dr. Soeken’s tips for whistleblowers

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Dr. Donald Soeken, founder and Executive Director of the Whistleblower Support Fund, appeared recently on The Whistleblower with Mychal Wilson, Esq.  Soeken spoke with Wilson about his work helping whistleblowers and offered whistleblowers a glimpse of what they can expect after they go public with concerns. “Most whistleblowers that I’ve interviewed get depressed,” Soeken told […]

TSA defies Supreme Court ruling for whistleblower

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Whistleblower Robert MacLean’s impressive Supreme Court victory should have resulted in restoration of his employment at the Transportation Security Administration. Instead, the former Air Marshal has been assigned to “restricted” duties (actually none, he says) as TSA tries to orchestrate his removal. Forced to continue his legal battle despite a favorable ruling from the nation’s […]

Top Swiss court acquits banking whistleblower Rudolf Elmer

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Switzerland’s Federal High Court today confirmed a lower court ruling, finding that Rudolf Elmer did not violate Swiss banking secrecy laws when he revealed information about offshore banking tax avoidance schemes. Breaking bank secrecy is a criminal matter in Switzerland that carries a penalty of up to three years in jail. [Cross-posted from Whistleblowing Today.]