USA: Whistleblower Protection Office Raided

LA Times: “Federal agents Tuesday swarmed the home and office of the Bush administration official responsible for protecting government whistle-blowers, part of an investigation into whether the official retaliated against his employees and obstructed justice.” Washington Post: More than a dozen agents participated in the daylong raid, temporarily shutting down the e-mail and computer systems…

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Organized Crime in the Balkans

Global Integrity’s friends at The Center for Investigative Reporting – Bosnia-Herzegovina, have launched a news portal addressing organized crime in the Balkans, in partnership with a host of local muckrakers. The URL is www.reportingproject.net, or read below for background. CIR/BiH’s Drew Sullivan writes from Sarajevo: Hello friends: Very quietly we have put up our regional…

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