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  1. India's whistle-blowers let down by the law

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... government official, succumbed to head injuries in Karnataka, south India, earlier this month after being assaulted. Mahantesh is believed to have been killed for being a whistle-blower on illegal ... is, to the horror of corrupt officials, now being used to devastating effect. But when these activists and whistle-blowers get in the way of rackets involving very powerful people, ...

  2. The Whistleblower

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rachel Weisz (left) stars in this political thriller centring on a policewoman assigned to be a United Nations peacekeeping contractor in post-war Bosnia who is thrust into an international scandal involving human trafficking and sex slavery. In English w ...

  3. The whistle-blowers deserve better than this

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But that is secondary to the implications of discouraging citizen whistle-blowers- corrupt officials and businesspeople then feel they can continue to act with impunity. In the case of the environment and food, ...

  4. Heartache of the Aids whistle-blower forced to live in exile

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the mainland's most high-profile HIV/Aids whistle-blower, said she was forced into exile in August in order to carry on documenting the plight of mainland Aids patients and the scandal of disease ...

  5. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Julian Assange The co-founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks lost his appeal against extradition to Sweden, where he faces sex-crime allegations. Unusually, the court granted a request by his lawyers to delay his extradition until at least June 13 to allow a possible application to reopen the case. A Swedish lawyer for the two women who accuse Assange of rape and sexual ...

  6. Courageous voices should be encouraged

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... monitoring. Without such a mechanism, whistle-blowers like Wan are essential to draw attention to potential crises. We need more such people, not fewer. The government should encourage them to speak ...

  7. Lawmakers hit out over hunt for informer

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Lawmakers criticised the Immigration Department yesterday for trying to track down a 'whistleblower' who disclosed that deputy minister Greg So Kam-leung had given his business card as proof of income in a contract application for his maid. They said the department's actions would frighten off civil servants from exposing illegal or unjust ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... witnesses and whistle-blowers. Tong Haibao, named as one of the country's top 10 prosecutors, said the legislation was needed to protect people such as an official in the country's ...

  9. Keep police out of drug-testing scheme, Law Society says

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... the consequences to pupils of involving police in the scheme. 'Students who might be required to assist in criminal investigations might be perceived as 'whistle-blowers', and that might ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for these flights on environmental grounds. P. A. Crush, Sha Tin Whistleblower did right thing I was very surprised to learn that the Immigration Department has announced it wants to track down the informer ... regulations someone can use a name card or other form of proof rather than by going through proper procedures. I would also like to know why it took a whistleblower rather than the department ...




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