whistleblowers

15.10.2019

John Shipton: Assange’s father and ambassador in Berlin

John Shipton: Assange’s father and ambassador in Berlin

John Shipton, Julian Assange’s father, has come to stay. At least until his son gets free. The day after his speech at the Brandenburg Gate and in front of the American Embassy at the #Candles4Assange vigil, we met Shipton for a longer conversation. He seems almost fragile with his gentleness… »

17.01.2019

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

It has been almost 7 years since Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to escape the extradition of the British authorities. If he steps outside the embassy door, he will be immediately arrested and most likely extradited to the United States, where he would face a… »

05.06.2018

John Pilger and Courage Foundation announce “urgent campaign” to free Assange

John Pilger and Courage Foundation announce “urgent campaign” to free Assange

Internationally-acclaimed journalist and documentary filmmaker John Pilger issued the following statement on behalf of the Courage Foundation. Pilger is a trustee of the organization, which raises funds for the legal defense of persecuted whistleblowers, journalists and publications, including Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Pilger will be addressing the June 17 Sydney… »

15.10.2016

No moral superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the crimes of Empire

No moral superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the crimes of Empire

by Jake Johnson for Common Dreams When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things. One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon… »

14.07.2016

Wikileaks: Exclusive Interview with Investigations Editor Sarah Harrison

Wikileaks: Exclusive Interview with Investigations Editor Sarah Harrison

In this exclusive interview with Wikileaks investigations editor, Sarah Harrison, we talk about the case of Julian Assange, the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention, national security, international law and how one can support whistleblowers. In what state and condition is Julian Assange living… »

23.06.2016

Exclusive Wikileaks Video Report – “First they came for Assange”

Exclusive Wikileaks Video Report – “First they came for Assange”

In this exclusive acTVism video report, we travel to the Volksbühne in Berlin to document a global event named “First they came for Assange” in which the case of Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange, was brought to the forefront. We talked directly to the organizers as… »

06.05.2016

Panama Papers: Source calls for prosecutions of lawyers and protection for whistleblowers

Panama Papers: Source calls for prosecutions of lawyers and protection for whistleblowers

The source behind the biggest leak of private information in history, the Panama Papers, has communicated for the first time since the first stories were published in the world’s media.  Claiming to be unconnected to governments or security agencies, the source calls for the lawyers at Mossack Fonseca to be… »

31.03.2016

Don’t let them gag our heroes

Don’t let them gag our heroes

Hi There, When Antoine Deltour, an employee of multinational audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, decided to leak some of the biggest financial secrets in history, he probably didn’t know what he was getting into. [1] He exposed secret tax rulings in Luxembourg that allow hundreds of multinational corporations like Amazon to… »

12.03.2016

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

In this video acTVism Munich interviews former CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) analyst, Ray McGovern, who talks about his experience in the agency and the reasons that led him to become an activist and outspoken critic of the US government.  The interview surfaces a number of issues that include:… »

18.05.2015

UK Trident system is “so broken it can’t even do the tests that prove it works”, says whistleblower

UK Trident system is “so broken it can’t even do the tests that prove it works”, says whistleblower

Engineering failures on Trident submarine place crew at risk and raise doubts over whether missiles could actually be launched, says whistleblower This article comes from the Nuclear Information Service website. A Royal Navy whistleblower has exposed a shocking catalogue of equipment failures, security breaches, and near-miss accidents on… »

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