I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because Whistleblowing is a catalyst of reform! We must protect the messengers but also amplify the message and transform it into social change.
Renata Ávila

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because whistleblowers and all courageous journalists are indispensable pillars of a democratic society.
Konstantin Wecker

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because courageous people like Edward Snowden require our protection.
Katharina Nocun

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because whistleblowers are the conscience of civil society. They must be protected against retaliation.
Prof. Dr. Ninon Colneric

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because abuse of power by individuals and by many without courage and backbone cannot be curbed.
Dr. Christian Humborg

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because whistleblowing can make an important contribution to the control of corporate due diligence for human rights and to humanising the working environment.
Dr. Elke Steven

Commitment for transparency

whistleblowers point out missconduct in spite of personal disadvantages. It is our task to protect them better.
Arne Semsrott

Commitment for justice

What induced me to become a whistleblower was the fight against injustice and for justice.
Frank Wehrheim

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because people who expose missconduct and dangers for the common good and who put their professional and social lives at risk have deserved support.
Ali Fahimi

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because whistleblowing can make an important contribution to the control of corporate duty of care for human rights and to humanising the working environment.
Prof. Dr. Karin Lenhart-Roth

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because it must be recognised that whistleblowers render an invaluable service for our community.
Matthias Spielkamp

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because people who expose abuse and missconduct in society require the protection of our legal system.
Klaus Bergmann

I support Whistleblower-Netzwerk

because as a former labour judge I know how necessary better legal regulations are for more whistleblower protection.
Klaus Hennemann
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Anders als in der SZ dargestellt, hat sich die EU in der Richtlinie bewusst für eine Gleichrangigkeit von internem und externem Whistleblowing entschieden.
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