All Articles on Whistleblowers

A cashier stands behind a partial protective plastic screen and wears a mask and gloves at the Presidente Supermarket on April 13, 2020 in Miami. News
On May Day, Pro-Worker Groups Demand Protections for Frontline Whistleblowers Who Expose Corporate Disregard for Labor Safety
"The current crisis has elevated workplace whistleblowing and collective action to a matter of national health."
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'Pure Retaliation, Retribution, and Reprisal': Trump Fires Inspector General Who Sounded Alarm About Ukraine Whistleblower Complaint
"While the world is rightly distracted by COVID-19, we see leaders around the world with authoritarian tendencies subverting democracy. U.S. is no different."
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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning News
After Chelsea Manning Released From Jail, Supporters Fundraise to Pay Off Her $256,000 in Legal Fines
"No one should get tortured and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, without even getting charged with a crime, for standing up for their rights."
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Former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to the press ahead of a grand jury appearance about WikiLeaks, in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 16, 2019. News
'Finally': Judge Orders Chelsea Manning's Immediate Release After a Year in Jail and Suicide Attempt
Given that Manning still faces a $256,000 fine for refusing to testify about WikiLeaks to a grand jury, said one reporter, "she will now struggle with destitution and poverty, but at least she will no longer be in a jail cell."
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U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning News
Chelsea Manning Recovering After Attempting Suicide While Jailed in 'Coercive Measure Amounting to Torture'
Manning's legal team said her actions "evidence the strength of her convictions, as well as the profound harm she continues to suffer as a result of her 'civil' confinement."
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Whistleblower Accuses Trump of 'Corrupt' Effort to 'Cover Up' Possible Exposure of Federal Workers to Coronavirus
"The utter ineptitude of this administration is infuriating. They are going to get people killed."
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We’d like for them to stop torturing animals and lying about it. (Photo: Eva Hamer) Views
Why I Protested Costco, Topless
We don’t have the space to rescue every piglet that dies on the floor of a Costco animal warehouse, but we do have the truth.
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Should Assange die in a UK prison, as the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has warned, he will effectively have been tortured to death. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Views
Assange’s US Extradition Hearing Opens Monday: Fight for the Free Press Is Now On
From medical professionals to journalists’ associations, the waves of courage that have emerged this week in defense of Julian Assange, invite all of us to join in, and stand on the right side of history.
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Schumer Demands Every Agency Inspector General Investigate Trump's "Shameful" and "Illegal" Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
The Senate Minority Leader warned of a "dangerous, growing pattern of retaliation against those who report wrongdoing only to find themselves targeted by the president and subject to his wrath and vindictiveness."
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It is the conscience of fellow human beings responding to a tiny voice in the heart that called whistleblowers and journalists to risk their lives and sacrifice their personal liberty in order to uphold higher ideals. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images) Views
Justice for Assange: Belmarsh Prisoners Remind Us of Our Duty of Civil Disobedience
This is a trial of the First Amendment as a foundation of our society and it calls for our participation.
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