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VA whistleblowers describe continuing reprisals

At an April 13 hearing, members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs heard testimony from whistleblowers who confirmed that retaliation continues at medical facilities operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs. At a previous hearing, on July 8, 2014, whistleblowers…

A tendency to follow the herd rather than whistleblow may be part of our evolutionary past

By Paul Rauwolf, University of Bath and Dominic Mitchell, University of Bath   Published 23 Jan 2015 in The Conversation Whistleblowing performs a public service that is celebrated in the media, condoned by the public, and increasingly protected by the…

Sports whistleblowers left twisting in the wind

Sir Anthony Hooper and Mr. Andrew Smith, of the UK, have published a two-part report on “Whistleblowing in Sport” that challenges sports organizations to do a better job of protecting the integrity of sport. [Part 1] [Part 2] The creation…

Internal whistleblowing failed to stop torture, notes Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden told attendees at an Paris conference that he was “deeply saddened and to a great extent angered” by what he read in the US Senate report on CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects. The conference, sponsored by Amnesty International,…