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Posts Tagged: United Nations

Frédéric St-Martin: Whistleblowing from within the intelligence community

Many countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, require the disclosure of wrongdoing occurring within the intelligence community to be done internally.

In contrast with most other public officials, relevant national laws prohibit employees of the intelligence community and the military from disclosing wrongdoing to a designated third party independent from the relevant organization.… Continue Reading

Glamorous first daughter named in Uzbek organized crime probe

Gulnara Karimova (Courtesy of Fashion TV via YouTube)The Uzbek prosecutor-general’s office has said a person named “Karimova G.” is a suspect in a case against an organized criminal group.

“Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency cited an unnamed source in the Uzbek government that mentioned Karimova G.… Continue Reading

Afghan election official quits after fraud allegations

A top Afghan election official resigned Monday after the leading presidential candidate leaked tapes allegedly featuring the official discussing ways to rig the country’s upcoming presidential election.

Ziaulhaq Amarkhil, the secretary general of Afghanistan’s election commission, announced his resignation at a news conference after facing more than a week of intense pressure from presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah, the New York Times said.… Continue Reading