It was a "bleak week." That's how US State Department director of policy planning Anne-Marie Slaughter described it in a November 2010 email to Hillary Clinton, one day after WikiLeaks caused an international diplomatic crisis when it released more than 250,000 classified cables from US foreign embassies around the world. Show More Summary
Leaked documents detail a collection of failed schemes to get the long-trapped WikiLeaker out of London. The post Ecuador Considered Smuggling Julian Assange to Freedom in a Bag appeared first on WIRED.
"So it begins..." wrote State Department official Chet Blakeman in an email on November 28, 2010 In the email was an article from German newspaper Der Spiegel that featured details from the massive trove of U.S. diplomatic communications that had been released by Wikileaks. Show More Summary
Going undercover in fancy dress, using discreet back doors and even a daring rooftop helicopter escape - these were some of the plans devised by diplomatic officials to try and smuggle WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, leaked documents have shown.
She’s a renowned human rights lawyer whose clients have included Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the state of Cambodia. She’s been appointed to several United Nations commissions,...Show More Summary
Swedish officials will meet their Ecuadorian counterparts on Monday to find a way for Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation. “It is the first time that we are going to meet and we will discuss a general agreement for judicial cooperation...
Sweden will move the needle in the impasse with Ecuador over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by starting talks on Monday, Swedish officials told a British media outlet Friday.
The secret documents made public by Wikileaks offer a rare insight into how U.S. foreign policy really works.
WikiLeaks stated that it has gathered 74 percent of its aimed $150,000 reward for disclosure of TPP trade deal and 83 percent out of the goal $109,700 prize for a whistleblower of TTIP.
This essay by Julian Assange is taken from the introduction to More »
This essay by Julian Assange is taken from the introduction to The Wikileaks Files: The World According to the US Empire, a collection analyzing how Wikileaks’ release of US diplomatic cables impacted foreign policy. Read more...
President called Prime Minister Abe to express regret over allegations of U.S. spying, but not for the spying itself
The US President called the Japanese Prime Minister to express his regret regarding the spying scandal exposed by Wikileaks, which targeted major companies and senior politicians in Japan.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama held talks over the phone to discuss issues including the recent release by WikiLeaks of a list of Japanese targets of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency, Jiji Press reported on Wednesday.
Earlier this month whistleblowing platform, WikiLeaks, announced the launch of a new crowdfunding campaign to gain more information on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The campaign, launched on August 11, is...Show More Summary
The lawyer for WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning says his client's treatment in prison is both reprehensible and similar to that of other incarcerated trans women. read more
While other US allies reacted angrily, Japan's response to WikiLeaks' NSA espionage allegations was muted.
Chelsea Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified US government documents to the website WikiLeaks. From her prison cell in Kansas, Chelsea tells us why speaking out against injustice can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Join Amnesty International … Please continue reading.
Soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, was found guilty on Tuesday of violating jail rules and given three weeks of recreation curbs, the American Civil Liberties Union said. The former intelligence analyst was convicted...
The Army private is serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. The latest charges came after she kept magazines and an expired toothpaste.