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Whistleblower fatally shot in kidnapping ordered by Russian hack

Posted in National Security
Umar S. Israilov was an official in Chechnya’s paramilitary forces, fighting separatists on behalf of the Russian-backed government of Chechnya’s president, Ramzan A. Kadyrov. In 2006, he left Russia and sought asylum.  He filed a complaint in the European Court of Human Rights accusing Kadyrov of participating in kidnappings, torture and murder. Israilov told the New York Times that Kadyrovites… Continue Reading

International Whistleblower News (November 16, 2009)

Posted in International
[UK] Develin, Kate, “NHS whistleblower ‘sacked for revealing dumped x-ray scans’,” Telegraph.co.uk, November 14, 2009. Dr Otto Chan, a consultant radiologist, believes that he was labelled a troublemaker after the revelations about the Royal London. He claims that hospital bosses decided to get rid of him and that his dismissal has left him unable to get another job in the… Continue Reading

International Whistleblower News (November 9, 2009)

Posted in International, News
[Russia] Humphries, Conor, “Russia fires police YouTube whistleblower,” Reuters, November 8, 2009. A junior Russian policeman was fired on Sunday after making a YouTube appeal to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accusing senior officers of corruption, a claim dismissed by authorities as false, news agencies reported. The policeman from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk last week posted a seven-minute clip… Continue Reading