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Action follows Senate passage institutionalizing landmark reform The Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) praised House action to unanimously approve S. 795, legislation that makes permanent a 2012 pilot program creating best practice whistleblower rights for contractor employees outside the Intelligence

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UN Whistleblower Report

On October 22nd the UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye released a whistleblower-friendly report, “Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression.” Human Rights Watch compiled the following report materials, including a video with  responses from whistleblowers

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Snowden, Poitras honored as truth-tellers at National Press Club

by Linda Lewis • May 4, 2014 Telling truth to power can be a lonely, even dangerous activity.  Isolation and shunning are common, making it seem like solitary confinement with invisible bars. So, it’s important that the Fertel Foundation & the Nation

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Clemency Not an Option for NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Last week, NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden issued a written statement through German politician Hans-Christian Ströbele expressing his interest in returning to the US in order to testify before the US Congress. However, any chance of that happening seems to have

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Whistleblowers Testify at EP Inquiry on Surveillance of EU Citizens

September 30, 2013: Earlier today, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee met to discuss the domestic and global ramifications of the NSA’s ongoing surveillance. In today’s session, former Senior Executive Thomas Drake and former Senior Analyst J. Kirk Wiebe –

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