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Federal Judge Randal Hall rejected NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s request for release from a federal prison. Hall contended Winner is in a “medical prison, which is presumably better equipped than most to deal with any onset of COVID-19 in its inmates.”
Dissenter Weekly Update: Whistleblower Deported To Honduras, Walmart Whistleblower Exposes Tax Dodging
This week’s “Dissenter Weekly Update” episode features a story involving a whistleblower, who was deported to Honduras after a hotel collapsed in New Orleans. Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma alleged “dangerous lapses in construction safety to his supervisors” at a Hard Rock hotel site in development. The hotel collapsed on October
Josh Schulte, a former CIA employee accused of leaking “Vault 7” files to WikiLeaks, claims the Metropolitan Correctional Center has put him in solitary confinement.
Titus Nichols, part of Reality Winner’s legal defense team, discusses how difficult it is to put on defense in Espionage Act case.
Former NSA contractor Reality Winner’s sentence fits into the pattern of vicious treatment she’s endured during her leak prosecution.
Mother Of NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner: I Didn’t Want To See Her Plead Guilty To Violating Espionage Act
Kevin Gosztola spoke to NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s mother, Billie Winner-Davis, about her pleading guilty to violating the Espionage Act.
Reality Winner formally pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act. Plea was part of agreement with U.S. government for 63-month prison sentence.
Official With History Of Whistleblower Retaliation Served On Board That Fired Key U.S. Intelligence Whistleblower Advocate
Key U.S. intelligence whistleblower advocate was fired by ad-hoc board supported by no policy. Board included officials with huge conflict of interest.
FBI whistleblower Terry Albury pled guilty to disclosing documents to a reporter and unauthorized retention of a document in violation of the Espionage Act.