whistleblowers

  • Greece: Witnesses’ Protection Status Upheld in Novartis Case

    The names of two whistleblowers in the Novartis bribery case will remain secret for two more years, thanks to a ruling by the Greek Financial Prosecutor's Office.

  • TI: Laws to Protect Whistleblowers Needed Worldwide

    Whistleblowing is one of the most effective ways to detect and prevent corruption and other malpractice, and people who dare to speak up need to be properly protected, Transparency International (TI) said, marking the June 23 — World Whistleblowers Day.

  • Bosnia: Anti-Graft Performance as an Eye Opener

    It was painful to watch even though it was fake. For a whole day, a young man wearing a white mask sat at the most frequent spot in Sarajevo’s largest shopping mall and shredded fake 200 convertible mark bills (US$125).

  • The Price of Blowing the Whistle

    OCCRP spoke to three people who have alerted the public to wrongdoing by the rich and powerful. They described an experience both traumatic and transformative, altering their lives in ways they could scarcely have imagined.

    Whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning depicted in an art installation entitled “Anything to Say?” in an art installation outside the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2015. (Credit: Pierre Albouy/Reuters)Whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning depicted in an art installation entitled “Anything to Say?” in an art installation outside the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2015. (Credit: Pierre Albouy/Reuters)

  • TI Calls for Protection of COVID-19-related Whistleblowers

    Transparency International (TI) and dozens of civil society groups on Monday called for the protection of whistleblowers during the COVID-19 crisis and urged citizens to make sure governments and corporations are held accountable for their actions during the pandemic.

  • Whistleblowers Sue Gabon Bank After Unveiling Corruption

    Two whistleblowers are suing a Gabonese bank for personal damages after revealing its involvement in corruption and terrorism financing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Panama Papers’ Source ‘John Doe’: ‘The Revolution Will Be Digitized’

    The anonymous source of the Panama Papers leaks, “John Doe,” released a strongly worded manifesto in response to government inquiries into the data leak. The statement, shared on Thursday with OCCRP by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, called for reform of the system and greater protection for whistleblowers, and further explained the source’s reasons for the leaks.

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