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The landmark case of J. Wasserstrom: 'the UN whistleblower'

What if flagging up wrongdoing could cost you your job, your pension, and maybe your future prospects? That's the dilemma that faced James Wasserstrom. He was the first ever whistleblower at the United Nations to win a legal battle against the U.N. But his victory was a bitter one: James won the case but was awarded only a fraction of the compensation he had sought, and says he's been finacially disadvantaged. France 24's Jessica Le Masurier reports from New York.

A show prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

By Jessica LE MASURIER , Emmanuel SAINT-MARTIN

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2018-05-25 Europe

Divided Ireland votes in abortion referendum

Irish voters are heading to the polls in a referendum which could lead to the liberalisation of abortion laws. Terminations of pregnancy are illegal in Ireland, except in extreme...

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2018-05-24 Asia-pacific

Training future football champions in Vietnam

Vietnam is a nation of football fans. In the rural area of Pleiku, a school is training young players with the aim of building a national team that will one day qualify for the...

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2018-05-23 Asia-pacific

Philippines moves towards allowing divorce

The Philippines is one of only two places in the world where divorce is still illegal, the other being Vatican City. But the country is taking steps towards changing that....

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2018-05-22 France

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2018-05-21 Americas

Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

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