Hearing examines health of federal whistleblowing, finds alarming changes

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by Linda Lewis   Sep. 20, 2014 [Originally posted Sep. 18 at Whistleblowing Today] At a hearing on Capitol Hill last Tuesday, witnesses delivered a combination of good news and dire predictions in testimonies on the state of whistleblowing in the federal government. The hearing, “Examining the Administration’s Treatment of Whistleblowers,” was held September 9 […]

Snowden’s asylum set to expire July 31

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By Linda Lewis. Reposted from Whistleblowing Today. Edward Snowden’s current grant of asylum from the Russian government expires on July 31, but his request for a one-year extension has not yet been granted.  Snowden’s attorney, Anatoly Kucherena told the Interfax news agency, “We have filed documents to extend his stay on the territory of Russia” (Los […]

They pay with their peace

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Globally, whistleblowers in government, corporate world and NGOs were murdered, belittled, discredited and dubbed mentally ill. but they managed to shake up things—sometimes. By Alam Srinivas, India Legal, May 21, 2014. Republished with permission. REMEMBER Satyendra Dubey? Shanmughan Manjunath? Vijay Pandhare? Or Dinesh Thakur? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. Apart from Dubey, all of them were little-known whistleblowers in […]