Photo by Donald Tong on Pexels.com CHAPTERS’ OUTLINE Introduction. It is pertinent that whistleblowers in this era of coronavirus pandemic are accorded further protection from reprisals for exposing wrongdoing and offenders to be prosecuted. Unequivocally, whistleblowers should be motivated and rewarded rather than persecuted. Accordingly, as evidence has shown from recurring incidents that legislative … Continue reading A Comparative Analysis of Whistleblower Protection in the UK, USA and EU in the COVID-19 Era
THE COVID-10 PANDEMIC HAS EXPOSED PREVIOUSLY NEGLECTED FLAWS IN GLOBAL Whistleblower Protection LAWS. The pivotal role of accountability and transparency in building and maintaining public trust in organizations is indisputable. How the Chinese government and World Health Organization (WHO) undermined public health at the initial and peak stage of COVID-19 pandemic, and consequential global spread … Continue reading Why is whistleblower protection a trending issue?
The death of a mainland Chinese doctor who was detained by police last month for exposing the coronavirus outbreak has sparked an outpouring of anger and grief among Hong Kongers, who blame the Chinese authorities for covering up the epidemic which has killed over 630 people. Dr. Li Wenliang, 34, an ophthalmologist who worked at … Continue reading China mourns whistle-blowing doctor, Li Wenliang, who first revealed coronavirus outbreak