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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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2014-09-19 Russia

Ukraine's 'volunteer' battalions: Under Kiev's control?

Ukraine is offering temporary self-rule to areas of its eastern Donbass region currently controlled by separatists. It’s part of a ceasefire deal, but one that was virtually...

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2014-09-18 children

Cleaning up Thailand's shady surrogacy industry

In the absence of rules, surrogacy has become a thriving - and shady - business in Thailand. But things could be about to change as a series of highly publicised cases have...

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2014-09-17 referendum

Scottish referendum: Should I stay or should I go?

This Wednesday is the final day of campaigning before people living in Scotland vote on whether or not to leave the United Kingdom. Our correspondents in Scotland have been to...

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2014-09-16 refugees

Italy: The search for missing migrants

As hundreds more migrants are feared dead in the Mediterranean, we're looking into the disappearance of many of those who do make it to Europe, hoping for a better life....

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2014-09-15 refugees

Lebanon: Islamic State organisation advances on refugee camps

After Iraq and Syria, Lebanon appears to be the next theatre of operations for the radical Islamic State organisation. Arsal, a remote town on the Syrian border, has become the...

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