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WikiLeaks reveals NSA recording ‘nearly all’ phone calls in Afghanistan

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The NSA records almost all domestic and international phone calls in Afghanistan, similar to what it does in the Bahamas, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange said. Reports in the Washington Post and the Intercept had previously reported that domestic and international phone calls from two or more target states had been recorded and stored in mass as of 2013. Both publications censored ... Read More »

Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

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Julian Assange (above) and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial in a bid to open access to the secretive proceedings. During the trial both access to transcripts and prosecution and defense motions have been virtually inaccessible. Bradley, who faces a life sentence over the leaking ... Read More »

War criminal Henry Kissinger: ‘Illegal we do immediately; unconstitutional takes a little longer’

Henry Kissinger

WikiLeaks has published the ‘Kissinger Cables’: its largest public release of documents in nearly a year, totaling some 1.7 million classified files, including information on the US’s secret diplomatic history. A variety of files have been collected and collated, including from congressional correspondence, intelligence reports, and cables. Julian Assange, who heads the organization, told the Press Association that the documents ... Read More »

Assange’s WikiLeaks Party opens for membership in Australia

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne. Julian Assange’s new political party is open for membership, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter on Saturday. The party must enlist 500 dues-paying members to officially register with the Australian Electoral Commission. The WikiLeaks party was created as part of Assange’s bid ... Read More »

Assange officially applies for the Australian Senate elections

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has submitted his application to the Australian Electoral Commission. This is the first step in his attempt to become an Australian senator in September 2013 elections in Victoria state. The electoral enrolment application was handed to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourne on behalf of Assange by his supporters, including his father, Sydney architect John Shipton. ... Read More »

Assange to start Wikileaks party, run for Australian Senate

Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he intends to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in next year’s federal election and will announce the formation of a WikiLeaks party. He made the announcement from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been living in the embassy for the past six months, in an effort to avoid extradition to Sweden ... Read More »

WikiLeaks publishes terror detainee manuals

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Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is releasing over 100 classified documents detailing US Department of Defense procedures for running Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, Camp Bucca and other infamous prisons where terror suspects are detained. The directives and manuals, which for more than a decade directed the US military’s policy for treatment of its detainees, will be released chronologically over the next month, WikiLeaks ... Read More »

What is TYLER? Anonymous reveals details of its own ‘WikiLeaks’ project

Anonymous TYLER

The hacktivist collective Anonymous will reportedly launch TYLER – a ‘secure, no cost and decentralized’ online leaks release platform to circumvent problems inherent in WikiLeaks – on the day many (and Mayans) believe to be the end of the world. One of the group’s members, who specified that he is representing the collective, spoke about the TYLER project and the ... Read More »

US and Australia in cahoots for years over Assange intel

Julia Gillard

Australia has been handing key intelligence on Julian Assange to Washington for over two years. Newly-released cables indicate the US conducted an “active and vigorous enquiry” as early as 2010 to ascertain if they could try Assange for espionage. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) revealed it had been in cahoots with the US over the Assange ... Read More »

Exclusive: Assange-Israeli Mossad ties unveiled

Julian Assange Mossad asset

Editor’s note: ever wondered why Wikileaks admittedly held back information on Israel and never covers 9/11? The aftermath of the last world altering months may mean life or death, war or peace for millions, perhaps the entire world.  Real conflict in Syria, the attempts by others to expand regional conflicts, tribal feuds and ethnic rivalries into war of aggression is becoming openly ... Read More »