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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Edward Snowden requests asylum in 20 countries, Amnesty International calls US actions to prevent asylum ‘deplorable’

NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden is still seeking some country to receive him as he awaits in the transit area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. Image/CIA After asylum requests to Iceland, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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Australia’s newest political party: The Wikileaks Party

Whistleblower website, Wikileaks, was officially granted political party status with the Australian Electoral Commission on July 1, just in time for Julian Assange’s run for the Senate from the Ecuadorean More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden passport revoked, Wikileaks founder says it’s a ‘disgrace’

The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport revoked, but may do little other than strand the man in Russia. Wikileaks founder Julian More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
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Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong, seeks asylum in Ecuador

Just two days after the US government filed espionage charges against the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and reports say authorities have requested that Hong Kong detain him for extradition, Snowden has More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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FBI addresses conspiracy theories on Michael Hastings death, contradicts WikiLeaks tweet

While the Internet is buzzing with conspiracy theories, the FBI took the unusual step this week of denying rumors it was investigating Michael Hastings before the journalist’s death. “At no time was More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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Bradley Manning case begins as debate continues: whistleblower or traitor?

The court-martial for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning begins today in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning is accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of military and State Department documents that ended up being published More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, drops 1.7 million more US documents outing Henry Kissinger files

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has published 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence records on his “whistleblowing” website. The documents cover diplomatic or intelligence reports on every More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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Julian Assange attacks Benedict Cumberbatch led film as ‘massive propaganda attack’

The Wikileaks founder has voiced his dissatisfaction with a new film profiling his development of Wikileaks and the outing of secret information which made him famous. Julian Assange speaking the Ecuador Embassy More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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First look at ‘The Fifth Estate’ with Benedict Cumberbatch as Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Production gets underway on “The Fifth Estate,” a film diving in the Wikileaks organization and its founder Julian Assange. Assange will be played by “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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Julian Assange says Wikileaks will release 1 million more documents in 2013

Julian Assange makes a rare public appearance from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has taken refuge, to announce more documents are coming in 2013. Details and a video was made available More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Wikileaks tweets US to blame for Embassy attacks, then posts new statements

WikiLeaks has sparked outrage after suggesting the Libyan embassy was attacked because the US had backed Britain’s threat to storm the Ecuadorian embassy in London and remove Julian Assange. Julian Assange More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Bradley Manning case complicated as government ‘excises’ evidence

In addition to their 22 charged offenses, prosecutors can use uncharged conduct by alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning to undermine his defense that he was a “good soldier” before his arrest, a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Britain says Julian Assange will not be given safe passage to Ecuador, ‘may storm’ embassy

The diplomatic and political minefield that is the fate of Julian Assange is expected to come a step closer to being traversed when Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, gave his decision to grant the WikiLeaks’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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Ecuador grants Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asylum

Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, has agreed to grant Julian Assange asylum, officials within Ecuador’s government have said. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at Ecuador’s London embassy More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Julian Assange ignores police request to surrender

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is ignoring a Metropolitan Police order to surrender himself at a police station, his representative has said. Susan Benn said he was advised to “decline to comply” and More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 4th, 2012
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Bradley Manning will face court martial, life imprisonment for leaking documents to Wikileaks

The US Army has confirmed that Bradley Manning, the US soldier charged with passing thousands of secret documents to WikiLeaks, will face court martial and the risk of life imprisonment. Prosecutors say WikiLeaks More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 21st, 2011
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Bradley Manning court martial hearing moves forward, prosecution not seeking death penalty

A US Army analyst suspected of leaking government secrets will face a military court on 16 December, his lawyer says. Bradley Manning faces charges of obtaining and distributing government secrets – which he allegedly More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Wikileaks: Guantanamo Bay conditions detailed, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed warns of nuclear bomb

WikiLeaks, the controversial whistleblower website run by Australian Julian Assange, has released yet another cache of highly secret, highly controversial documents – this time about the U.S. detention facility More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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HBO developing Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, biopic

Julian Assange might be getting the HBO film treatment. A movie about the controversial WikiLeaks founder is in early development at HBO Films. HBO is in discussions with frequent collaborator BBC about co-producing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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CIA launches Wikileaks Task Force, WTF, to investigate impact of leaked documents by Bradley Manning

The CIA has launched a task force to assess the impact of the exposure of thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables and military files by WikiLeaks. Officially, the panel is called the WikiLeaks Task Force. But at CIA More...


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