Government Accountability Project

The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is a 30-year-old nonprofit public interest group that promotes government and corporate accountability by advancing occupational free speech, defending whistleblowers, and empowering citizen activists. We pursue this mission through our Nuclear Safety, International Reform, Corporate Accountability, Food & Drug Safety, and Federal Employee/National Security programs. GAP is the nation's leading whistleblower protection organization.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Media Webinar on Dispersant Impacts: Tomorrow
On January 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, the ALERT Project and Government Accountability Project (GAP) will co-host a webinar to help members of the media understand the destructive impact of certain dispersants currently used to clean up oil spills. The webinar is offered because the...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
'Silenced' Film on Whistleblowers Debuts in Amsterdam
Yesterday, the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam featured the groundbreaking documentary film Silenced . Screening from November 21st to November 24th, the film focuses on prominent Government Accountability Project (GAP) clients – National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Congressman Calls on President Obama to Pardon CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou
This week, Representative Jim Moran (D-VA) took to the floor of the House of Representatives and called on President Obama to pardon CIA whistleblower and Government Accountability Project (GAP) client John Kiriakou . "Mr. Kiriakou is an American hero," Rep. Moran said in a moving speech...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
GAP Statement on USA Freedom Act Cloture Vote
Today, the Government Accountability Project (GAP) expressed disappointment in last night's Senate vote not to consider the USA Freedom Act. The bill was a modest step toward reforming the bulk telephony metadata collection program – just one of the National Security Agency's (NSA) mass...
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Monday, November 03, 2014
Review Finds U.N. Mission Withheld Evidence of Government Crimes in Darfur
Last week, the United Nations issued a statement regarding a review of whistleblower Aicha Elbasri's claims concerning the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). In July, the U.N. Secretary-General set up a Review Team to examine GAP client Elbasri's claims that UNAMID...
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Friday, October 03, 2014
Consumer and Worker Rights Groups File Amicus in Opposition of New Poultry Inspection System
Today, consumer and worker rights groups filed a joint amicus curiae brief with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the case of Food & Water Watch v. USDA. The lawsuit challenges the agency's New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules, a plan modeled after the...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
GAP Praises Settlement of Marine Corps Whistleblower Case
Today, U.S. Marine Corps whistleblower Franz Gayl and his attorneys since 2007 at the Government Accountability Project (GAP) praised the Marine Corps and the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) for the successful resolution of his seven-year Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) complaint. Gayl is...
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Monday, June 16, 2014
Senate Approves Intelligence Whistleblower Rights
Today, the Government Accountability Project (GAP), Project on Government Oversight (POGO), and Public Citizen praised Senate action last Wednesday night to restore whistleblower protections that had been removed from the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) of 2012.
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Thursday, June 05, 2014
On One-Year Anniversary of Snowden Disclosures, IC Contractors Lack Whistleblower Protections
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the first media report based on National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and Government Accountability Project (GAP) client Edward Snowden's disclosures. The whistleblower's revelations sparked a necessary debate over privacy and constitutional rights, and continue to expose the agency's intrusive and unconstitutional surveillance programs.
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Snowden Attorney Radack, Daniel Ellsberg, NSA Whistleblower Drake to Speak at USC Annenberg
On Tuesday, April 8, three prominent figures in the ongoing debate over constitutional privacy rights in the face of growing government surveillance will speak at the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The event is co-sponsored by the Government Accountability Project (GAP), a nonprofit, nonpartisan whistleblower advocacy organization, as part of its American Whistleblower Tour , a series of events that brings whistleblowers to universities nationwide. The USC program, Patriot or Traitor?
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