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

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