Director Alex Gibney is known for political documentaries like Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, We Steal Secrets: The Story Of WikiLeaks, and the Oscar-winning Taxi To The Dark Side. At first glance, his new film Finding Fela seems like a departure from his usual beat. Show More Summary
Social media users in Australia could be charged with a crime for sharing any details of a gag order published by Wikileaks this week on Facebook or Twitter. The gag order bans journalists from mentioning a number of officials with relation to an international corruption probe. Show More Summary
WikiLeaks has been in the crosshairs of some of the world's most powerful people.
United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning was convicted of offenses related to her disclosures to WikiLeaks one year ago. In this time, Manning’s case has become a clear example to future whistleblowers of what the US government will do to military officers or federal government employees, who follow their conscience. And her case seems to [...]
We've written about the problems of so-called super injunctions in the past (though mainly in the UK). This legal process not only keeps certain details under wraps concerning a lawsuit, but actually forbids the media from reporting on anything related to the case at all. Show More Summary
SYDNEY — On Wednesday, WikiLeaks published a document, which cannot legally be published in Australia. The suppressed Victorian Supreme Court suppression order, which appeared on the whistleblower's website, prevents the publicationShow More Summary
Tonight's live episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with re-airs three hours later) grapples with a riveting new leak from Wikileaks of a heretofore secret order by the Australian government to suppress...Show More Summary
Wikileaks is getting ready to publish details of “an unprecedented national security super-injunction,” according to a Tweet from the organization late this morning. At 11:30am, the @wikileaks account, which is reportedly controlledShow More Summary
Last week, I wrote an article about the Tor Network, an anonymity tool developed, built, and (currently) financed by the US National Security State: the Pentagon, the State Department, and a CIA spinoff, the International Broadcasting Bureau, that also operates a propaganda outfit aimed at subverting Cuba’s communist regime. Show More Summary
Last year, Benedict Cumberbatch made the convincing transformation from Sherlock Holmes to Wikileaks' Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate. For his next role, the British actor will be taking on another real life figure, this one of the historical variety.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced that convicted Wikileaker Chelsea Manning will receive “rudimentary treatment” for her gender transition.
Benedict Cumberbatch's previous "Look, ma! I'm playing a tech history icon!" movie, WikiLeaks docudrama The Fifth Estate, crashed and burned both critically and commercially, so here's hoping his Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game does better. There's certainly no shortage of talent on display in the trailers (US above, UK behind the cut).
One year ago, Edward Snowden was trying to find a way from Hong Kong to asylum in a country willing to take him. At the time, WikiLeaks was paying for Snowden's plane tickets, lodging, and legal counsel while acting as a "go-between"...Show More Summary
Convicted WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning will begin gender transition while serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified government documents, now that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved her request to receive treatment while in custody. The military has a strict ban on transgender men and women serving, and along with it, a ban on […]
Under Pentagon approval, national security WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning is set to start undergoing sex change treatments in military prison and won't be transferred to a civilian jail, officials said.
One day after a Swedish court upheld the charges of sexual assault against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, the attorney general of his native country called upon him to have the courage to face the trial. Australian Attorney General George Brandis told Australia's ABC Radio it was time for Assange to "man up." "I think Mr. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved gender treatment for WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria. Manning will be treated while she serves her 35 year prison sentence for leaking national security documents. The decision...Show More Summary
Julian Assange is called a hero by some, a traitor by others and continues to be called an alleged rapist by the Swedish court system. Stockholm’s District Court will not stop its pursual of the Wikileaks founder, with Assange’s warrant upheld on Wednesday, according to Russian TV news source RT. Julian fought against extradition to
WikiLeaks founder will likely continue indefinite stay at Ecuadorean Embassy.