6th Jun 2023


NGOs: Austria trying to punish 'Ibizagate' whistleblower

Austria's prosecution of Julian Hessenthaler, a German security guard who leaked a video exposing corruption in the far-right FPÖ party in the 'Ibizagate' scandal in 2019, was an attack on whistleblowers in Europe in general, a coalition of 15 NGOs, including Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International, has said. "He is being made an example of to deter potential future informers," Thomas Lohninger, from Austrian digitial-rights NGO epicenter.works said.

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Final steps for EU's due diligence on supply chains law

Final negotiations on the EU due diligence law begin this week. But will this law make companies embed due diligence requirements in their internal processes or incentive them to outsource their obligations to third parties?

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