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Seven excellent movies about whistleblowers
Making the decision to blow the whistle on corruption and wrongdoing takes immense courage, when often it would be much easier to just turn a blind eye and say nothing. Whistleblowers often go through harrowing experiences on their way to vindication and the truth. Here are seven excellent films, mostly based on true stories, which document whistleblowers whose actions turned into huge stories.
Richard Mdluli relieved of duties

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Toxic Mdluli era finally comes to an end
Six years after he was suspended, Richard Mdluli has finally been 'relieved of his duties' as head of police crime intelligence. In the meantime he has earned millions. Mdluli will be pensioned off with all the benefits that are due to him, said police minister Fikile Mbalula at a media briefing.

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CW urges deputy president to appoint new NDPP
Corruption Watch has been cooperating in the investigation into McKinsey and Trillian with the US Department of Justice, and will continue to do so. The organisation believes that for a thorough investigation into state capture and looting to take place in South Africa, the current national director of public prosecutions - whose appointment was set aside in court last month - must be replaced.

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Seven excellent movies about whistleblowers

Source: Transparency International At Corruption Watch, whistleblowers are extremely important to us. They provide us with the reports we need to be able to address specific issues, draw up themed campaigns, and engage with government to close loopholes and tighten regulations. It takes tremendous courage to make that decision, when often it would be much Read more >

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Four reasons why corruption matters

By Oliver Bullough First published on Al Jazeera More than a trillion dollars are stolen from the world’s poorest countries every year, which is such a vast sum that it is hard to visualise. That amount of money would get you Apple, with enough left over to buy every sterling-denominated note or coin in circulation. Read more >

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