Kosovo’s Super-Whistleblower

Enduring death threats and dismissals, Murat Mehmeti’s corruption revelations lead to prosecution of tax cheats by Mark WorthCoalition Co-coordinator PRISHTINA – In the Balkans today, it would be difficult to find a more dedicated and effective whistleblower than Murat Mehmeti. For the past three years, Mehmeti has dealt with harassment, workplace

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Netherworld Whistleblower

Army dissident feared tortured in underground Transnistrian dungeon by Mark WorthCoalition Co-coordinator In a prison cell six meters under the ground, in one of the most sequestered places on Earth, sits Alexandru Rjavitin – a whistleblower without international attention in a country without international recognition. Rjavitin has been held captive

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New Reprisal Cases Reveal Weak Rights

Over the past five years, Southeast Europe has led the world in strengthening whistleblower rights. Thanks to the hard work of policy-makers, activists, journalists and citizens, every Western Balkan country now has a whistleblower protection law on the books. All of these laws contain most European and international standards.

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Whistleblowers Rewarded, Redeemed: Citizens, students and activists celebrate Free Speech Week in Kosovo

Gjorgji Lazarevski spent 11 months in prison – most of it in solitary confinement – as retribution for exposing the illegal wiretapping of thousands of political opponents by the government of Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.

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COALITION EXCLUSIVE: New Report Details Progress and Challenges in Whistleblower Rights

Whistleblower rights continue to improve Southeast Europe, with Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro activating new laws since mid-2015. Seven of 10 countries now have some form of legal protections in place, a new Coalition report finds.

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Moldovan Whistleblowers on Their Own: “The state will not protect me if I’m in danger”

For as long as 20 years, women at a psychiatric home in the northern Moldovan city of Balti suffered rape and other abuses at the hands of staff.

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COALITION EXCLUSIVE: Top EU ‘Judge’ Lacked Credentials to Serve on Kosovo’s Bench

A little-known British lawyer rose to become one of Kosovo’s most powerful judges despite lacking the credentials to serve as an international judge.

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Justice Delayed – Justice Denied?

Serbia’s First Whistleblower ‘Success’ is Tempered by Weak Faith in a Convoluted System

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Speaking Out, Pushing Back

Whistleblowers throughout Southeast Europe, once alone in their struggle for justice, now have a unified voice speaking on their behalf, and a unified team of campaigners fighting to uphold their rights.

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Official at Center of Tuzla Kvarc Case Sent to Prison

Another major step has been taken in the march toward justice in the Tuzla Kvarc whistleblower retaliation case.

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