WikiLeaks Articles


France Denies Asylum for Assange

12:42 PM, Jul 03, 2015

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not find a home in France. The French government has announced today it will not grant asylum to the fugitive.

"France has received the letter from Mr Assange. A closer examination shows that given the legal elements and the material situation of Mr. Assange, France can not act on its request. The situation of Mr Assange presents no immediate danger. He is also the subject of a European arrest warrant," the French government writes in a statement released by the Elysee Palace.

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Manning Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Documents

Tried first to give them to NYTimes, WashPost, and Politico.
2:01 PM, Feb 28, 2013

Bradley Manning pleaded guilty today to leaking classified material. "Army Pfc. Bradley Edward Manningpleaded guilty Thursday to 10 charges that he illegally acquired and transferred U.S.

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Assange Plans Australian Senate Run as Member of 'WikiLeaks Party'

2:53 PM, Dec 12, 2012

Julian Assange is planning a senate run in Australia as a member of the "WikiLeaks Party," he recently revealed in an interview.

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WikiLeaks Is WikiLeaked

3:29 PM, Sep 01, 2011

WikiLeaks has long claimed that it is taking measures to protect the men and women whose identities may be exposed in leaked documents for the first time. These people include spies, sources, and the like who never thought their names would appear on the Internet in a leaked State Department document. But now, from Spiegel, one of the media outlets that has cooperated with WikiLeaks in exposing America’s secrets, we learn:

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Taking Aim at John McCain

3:03 PM, Aug 29, 2011

Last week, when Libyan tyrant Muammar Qaddafi had reportedly fallen from power, Senator John McCain, along with his colleague Senator Lindsey Graham, issued (in part) the following statement:

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The Daily Grind: 'I'm Not Running for President'

6:30 AM, May 12, 2011

Hope and Change: "85% of New College Grads Move Back in with Mom and Dad"

Oof: "But by this cause-and-effect standard, Mr. Romney could push someone out of an airplane and blame the ground for killing him."

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Omar Khadr: ‘High Intelligence Value’ Detainee

9:31 AM, Apr 27, 2011

A two-page assessment of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr is among the newly leaked WikiLeaks files. Khadr, of course, killed American serviceman Christopher Speer during a shootout in Afghanistan.

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When Daniel Met Julian

The rise and fall of WikiLeaks
Apr 25, 2011

During a span of 22 months the website WikiLeaks.org morphed from a digital anarchist demonstration project into a semisuccessful international campaign against the American government. WikiLeaks solicited classified documents and then orchestrated a global media typhoon around them.

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WikiLeaks Former No. 2: Julian Assange ‘Sought Out’ Collaboration with Israel Shamir

6:00 PM, Mar 02, 2011

Many questions have been raised about Julian Assange’s and WikiLeaks’s association with the anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist Israel Shamir. (See, notably, Michael Moynihan’s detailed exposé on Reason.com here.) Among other things, Shamir defends the “veracity” of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion  and is a proponent of the theory of ZOG or the “Zionist Occupation Government.”

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PayPal Denies Service to Bradley Manning's Supporters

5:00 PM, Feb 24, 2011

The Bradley Manning Support Network announced today that PayPal has closed the account of a group, Courage to Resist, that the network is working with to raise funds for the U.S. Army soldier alleged to have delivered classified cables and other secret government documents to WikiLeaks. The website that facilitates online payments will no longer let Courage to Resist use its services.

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Julian Assange to be Extradited to Sweden

11:49 AM, Feb 24, 2011

Accused rapist Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, is supposed to be extradited to Sweden to face charges of rape. The Guardian reports:

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Norwegian Newspaper Challenges WikiLeaks Cable “Cartel”

And creates its own.
2:38 PM, Feb 07, 2011

In a major development that has been largely ignored or misrepresented in the American media, the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten has obtained access to the full stash of over 250,000 classified American diplomatic cables previously obtained by WikiLeaks. The paper has been posting a steady stream of cables to its own website independently of the self-styled “whistleblower organization.”

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