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India's Whistleblowers

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 November 2011

Rupa Jha investigates how local-level campaigners against corruption in India face threats and violence - despite promises that the government will stamp out graft. She tells the stories of two whistleblowers in two different states who faced ferocious intimidation after they tried to challenge powerful individuals on the take.
Producer: Ed Butler.

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    Rupa Jha reports on how anti-corruption whistleblowers in India risk their lives. She meets the widow of one campaigner (left) and another activist who was lucky to survive the attack on him.

    Anti-corruption campaigners in India risk their lives

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