BLUEPRINT PRIZE RECIPIENTS 2016
DR RAJ MATTU
BLUEPRINT UK WHISTLEBLOWING PRIZE
Dr Raj Mattu is the recipient of the 2016 Blueprint UK Whistleblower Prize.
Cardiologist and former employee of the Warwickshire NHS Trust, Dr Mattu was dismissed by the trust in 2010 following a 9-year campaign of professional vilification.
BLUEPRINT INTERNATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWING PRIZE
John Kiriakou is the recipient of the 2016 Blueprint International Whistleblower Prize.
Self-described “reluctant” whistleblower, Kiriakou is considered the first US intelligence officer to reveal information about the US intelligence community’s use of torture techniques.
BLUEPRINT ENDURING IMPACT WHISTLEBLOWING PRIZE
Chelsea Manning is the recipient of the 2016 Blueprint Whistleblowing Prize – Hall of Honour For Enduring Impact.
She is a United States Army soldier, who was imprisoned in military prison for 7 years after being convicted of offenses under the Espionage Act in July 2013 for her acts of whistleblowing. Her sentence was commuted by former President Obama, and she was released from prison on May 17 2017.