Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Parliamentarians: After 25 Years of Harassment Ministry of Defense has to Solve Whistleblower's Problem

Half of the members of Parliament have written to the Deputy Minister of Defense demanding that he solves the financial problems of whistleblower Fred Spijkers. 25 years ago Spijkers exposed the fact that eight soldiers had died due to the ministry’s mistakes. The ministry had tried to keep this affair secret. Amsterdam University recently published a report saying that many authorities had intentionally abused their competence against Spijkers.

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