Safety of whistleblowers in the spotlight after Atholl Williams flees SA

by | Nov 9, 2021 | General | 0 comments

Former UCT lecturer Athol Williams says he’s been living in fear for 7 months since he testfied at the State Capture Commission. He fled the country last week , saying government has failed to protect him after receiving warnings about threats to his life. He adds that the murder of Gauteng health official Babita Deokaran heightened his fears that he too could be silenced. What legal steps should be taken by the state to protect the brave men and women who blow the whistle on corruption?

Director at Accountability Now, Advocate Paul Hoffman, weighs in on the plight of whitleblowers.

Tune into Newzroom Afrika, DSTV channel 405 for more details.

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