Speaking up safely civil society guide to whistleblowing Middle East and North Africa Region

Report published 18 May 2016
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There is growing awareness of the important role whistleblowing plays in stopping corruption. This guide touches on whistleblowing provisions across the MENA region; the conditions that need to be met for whistleblowers to feel safe; as well as tips and arguments for campaigning for enhanced whistleblower safeguards. It draws from our research on whistleblowing and consultations with our partners in the region. It explores some of the steps organisations might want to take in supporting whistleblowers and the steps whistleblowers might take before and after speaking up.

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True stories

If not us, then who?

When a group of students in Indonesia suspected corruption in the financial management of their school, they refused to stay silent.Read the story

Unfair dismissal

To his surprise, the request was abruptly refused. Despite having submitted the official fees, Patrick was told that he would have to pay more if he ...Read the story