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An Interview with Chelsea Manning’s Lawyer: Nancy Hollander on Human Rights and the Protection of Whistleblowers.

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Iain Munro



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Sage Publications Ltd., 2019.

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This article presents an edited interview with Nancy Hollander, a prominent human rights activist and criminal defense lawyer. The primary focus of the interview is Ms Hollander’s work as the lead defense counsel for the whistleblower, Chelsea Manning. The main themes addressed in the interview are (a) the close links between the practice of whistleblowing and human rights activism, (b) the fact that whistleblowers are not only subject to retaliation but are also being increasingly criminalized, and (c) the creation of a broad support network for whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Munro I

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Organization

Year: 2019

Volume: 26

Issue: 2

Pages: 276-290

Print publication date: 01/03/2019

Online publication date: 13/06/2018

Acceptance date: 13/06/2018

Date deposited: 15/06/2018

ISSN (print): 1350-5084

ISSN (electronic): 1461-7323

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd.


DOI: 10.1177/1350508418779648


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