Hennie van Vuuren, Andrew Feinstein and Paul Holden
Submitted evidence of corruption & bribery to the Arms Deal Commission, but later exposed serious problems with the Commission itself, for which they faced legal threats.
The three recently withdrew from the Commission in protest of the Commission’s corruption, citing four key reasons for their withdrawal.
The Arms Procurement Commission was appointed by President Jacob Zuma in 2011 as a result of almost 15 years of pressure by civil society groups to investigate alleged corruption in the country’s multi-billion rand arms procurement deal in 1999.
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The three were featured in R2K’s 2015 Whistleblower Calendar. Find out more at r2k.org.za/whistleblower-calendar-2015