Whistleblower Retaliation

Barrister hit with death threats in revenge for his war on corruption

A leading barrister told how he was targeted with death threats in revenge for his battle to expose Corruption in the justice system.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova fears for life after hack

Russian Whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova says she fears for her life after the account containing details of her location was hacked.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia to appeal against weightlifting ban

The Russian weightlifting federation will appeal against the ban imposed on its team for the Rio Olympics.
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Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games. Last week The IOC said individual sports' governing bodies must decide if Russian competitors are clean amid claims of state-sponsored doping. But it now says the newly convened panel "will decide whether to accept or reject that final proposal".
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Rio Olympics 2016: 37 more Russian athletes banned from the Games

Nineteen more Russian rowers have been banned from competing at next month's Olympics, taking the number of Russian athletes suspended this week to 37. Earlier on Tuesday, eight athletes across canoeing, modern pentathlon and sailing were banned, as seven swimmers and three rowers were on Monday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Wada criticises IOC for failing to ban Russian team

Wada "stands by" its recommendation last month of a full Russia team ban and has criticised the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) approach.

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

Russia will be able to field competitors at the Olympic Games, which start in Brazil in 12 days' time Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country's doping scandal.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games

Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping programme. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and 68 Russian athletes attempted to overturn the suspension, implemented by the body that governs world athletics. But the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has ruled it can stand.
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Rio 2016: Russia's Darya Klishina cleared to compete as 'neutral'

Russian long jumper Darya Klishina has been cleared to compete as a "neutral" athlete at the Rio Olympics. In total, 136 Russians applied to an IAAF doping review board for "exceptional eligibility", as the country's athletics federation is banned from international competition.
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From News: Those Juncker bonds in full...

After a trial two months ago (reported in Eye 1418), two former employees of global accountancy firm PwC, Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet, were convicted for revealing details of tax avoidance orchestrated by their firm on behalf of hundreds of multinationals, including Amazon, Pepsi, Vodafone and HSBC �� all with the complicity of Luxembourg’s tax authorities under Juncker’s finance ministry. By allowing multinationals to dodge millions (and in some cases billions) of tax back home, Luxembourg grubbily trousered handsome fees.

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