Theresa Eyerund, a business ethics expert, talks about the role of whistleblowers in fighting tax evasion. Governments are under pressure from demands for more accountability and justice. The image of the political and business elite is tarnished.
The ex-US army intel analyst Chelsea Manning was released on Wednesday. Sent to prison for leaking classified documents on the Iraq War to WikiLeaks, Manning was granted clemency by President Barack Obama.
The woman is suspected of providing a news outlet with a secret document describing Russian interference in the US election. The move comes from a justice department already known for its hostility to whistleblowers.
In a surprise move, Polish President Andrzej Duda has vetoed a large part of the government's controversial justice reform. The decision will make a lasting change in the political climate in Poland, says Bartosz Dudek.
The discovery of tax avoidance practices among multinational corporations in Luxembourg led to an EU-wide scandal in 2014. Now, whistleblower Antoine Deltour and two accomplices are on trial.
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