Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Intimidating U.S. State Department Whistleblowers?

Exclusive: Whistleblower Says State Department Trying to Bully Her Into Silence -- The Cable/Foreign Policy

The State Department investigator who accused colleagues last week of using drugs, soliciting prostitutes, and having sex with minors says that Foggy Bottom is now engaged in an "intimidation" campaign to stop her.

Last week's leaks by Aurelia Fedenisn, a former State Department inspector general investigator, shined a light on alleged wrongdoing by U.S. officials around the globe. But her attorney Cary Schulman tells The Cable that Fedenisn has paid a steep price: "They had law enforcement officers camp out in front of her house, harass her children and attempt to incriminate herself."

Fedenisn's life changed dramatically last Monday after she handed over documents and statements to CBS News alleging that senior State Department officials "influenced, manipulated, or simply called off" several investigations into misconduct. The suppression of investigations was noted in an early draft of an Inspector General report, but softened in the final version.

Read more ....

Update #1: State Department whistleblower: Law enforcement officials ‘harass her children’ -- Washington Times
Update #2: More fun with the State Department: whistleblower harassment and possible perjury -- Human Events

Precious Post: U.S. State Department Whistleblower Seeks Congressional Protection After State Department officials Threaten Her Kids

My Comment: What she is alleging is still being ignored by the mainstream media .... as well as these intimidation tactics. It appears that news that reflects badly on former Secretary of State Clinton is also not permitted.

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