Articles Tagged with wikileaks

Julian Assange Leaving Ecuadorian Embassy In London “Soon”

Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy to seek medical treatment

Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange is a notorious figure even now, two years after he disappeared through the doors of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He’s been living inside the building ever since, granted diplomatic immunity by Ecuador in August 2012. Today, after two years of self-imposed imprisonment, he met with the press to announce that… Read more »

Bradley Manning Sentence: WikiLeaks Whistleblower Gets 35 Years

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Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret military documents to the transparency advocacy website WikiLeaks. The Associated Press reports that Manning did not seem to react when the sentence was handed down by military judge Col. Denise Lind without explanation during the brief hearing…. Read more »

Bradley Manning Verdict Expected Tomorrow

Bradley Manning facing life in military prison

Bradley Manning is expected to learn his fate tomorrow.. The judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, is expected to announce her verdict at 1 PM, military officials told NBC News. Manning is facing 20 charges, the most serious of which is ‘aiding the enemy’. After pleading guilty to some lesser charges back in February, Manning is… Read more »

Edward Snowden Speaks Out, Reportedly Asks Russia For Asylum

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Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker and fugitive who has been trapped in the international transit area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport for over a week, has finally broken his silence. When he first fled Hong Kong ahead of a possible US arrest warrant on three felony charges related to stealing and leaking classified information, Snowden appeared… Read more »

Pirate Bay And Wikileaks Web Host Raided By Swedish Police

The Pirate Bay And Wikileaks Web Server Raided By Swedish Police

The Pirate Bay and Wikileaks web host PeRiQuito AB, alternatively known as PRQ, has been raided by Swedish police. Cops in the Scandinavian country confiscated four servers from the firm on Monday, the company’s owner Mikael Viborg told Swedish news outlet Nyheter24. The Stockholm-based web host is renowned for supporting some of the more anti-establishment… Read more »

WikiLeaks Needs $1 Million ASAP

Julian Assange Begs For $1 million for WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks needs $1 million Euros ASAP or the site could lose its ability to continue operations. The anti-secrecy group announced on Wednesday that it needs the money to “effectively continue its mission.” In December 2011 Wikileaks had $983,600 in the bank, by the end of June that number had dwindled to $120,000. According to WikiLeaks… Read more »

Julian Assange Seeking Asylum In Ecuador

Julian Assange Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange entered Ecuador’s London-based embassy on Tuesday and asked officials to grant him political asylum in order to stop his extradition to Sweden. Ecuadorian Prime Minister Ricardo Patino is currently weighing the decision. Assange entered the embassy after Britain’s Supreme Court last week rejected his newest attempt to block extradition to Sweden… Read more »

Julian Assange Running For Senate In Australia

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CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Julian Assange may still be facing sex crime allegations in Sweden but that isn’t stopping the Wikileaks founder from running for office in Australia. Wikileaks announced on Twitter today that Assange will be running for the Australian senate. Wikileaks writes: “We have discovered that it is possible for Julian Assange to run… Read more »