Whistleblowers

Watch: How Mauritius Leaks got started (and what we found)
Scilla Alecci · July 23, 2019

It was a whistleblower that helped kickstart our Mauritius Leaks investigation after we reported on the region for Paradise Papers. Our African…

Whistleblower ‘Helpless’ to Stop US Immigration Solitary Confinement Abuses
Maryam Saleh and Spencer Woodman · May 21, 2019

Homeland Security official spent years pushing to stop the isolation of mentally ill and other vulnerable detainees. Now she is going public for the first time.

Lux Leaks, Panama Papers spur EU to better protect whistleblowers
Douglas Dalby and Simon Bowers · April 18, 2019

Whistleblowers who leak information to journalists, or reveal unlawful behavior, are a step closer to improved legal protections across Europe.

Our who, what, why leak explainer
Hamish Boland-Rudder · September 5, 2018

We’re using an old journalistic tool to help you decide where to turn if you think you might be the next John Doe, Deepthroat or Edward Snowden.

A first-timer’s guide to anonymous leaking via SecureDrop
Fergus Shiel · August 21, 2018

Ever wanted to leak something and remain entirely anonymous? Using SecureDrop is one of the safest methods – and it’s not as difficult as you might think.

‘What information should I include?’ and other FAQs about becoming a whistleblower
Gerard Ryle · July 31, 2018

Thinking about becoming a whistleblower? Here are some of the things you should consider before sharing your information.

‘I’m worried that we will run out of sources when we need them the most’
Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer and Georg Mascolo · July 30, 2018

U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden calls for whistleblower protections.

Panama Papers source offers data to governments, hints at more
ICIJ · June 27, 2016

Source known only as John Doe says income inequality “one of the defining issues of our time” and calls on government to address it. Image: NDR