On October 11 the Latvian parliament supported the whistleblower protection law to protect people who reveal information in the public interest, eng.lsm.lv reports. 

The outgoing Saeima adopted the bill almost unanimously in the final reading, with only the National Alliance MP Ingūna Rībena abstaining. 

The Saeima said the main benefits from the law would be that whistleblowers will be granted anonymity and provided free legal support. Whistleblowers will also be protected from possible repercussions at their workplace.

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