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UN rules in favour of Julian Assange

Julian Assange UN rules in favour

A United Nations panel which was considering a case by Julian Assange that he had been unlawfully detained by the UK and Sweden has ruled in his favour, the BBC has reported. The founder of Wikileaks — who has been living in London’s Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden for …

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WikiLeaks: US government plotted to kill Bolivian President Evo Morales

Bolivia President Evo Morales

Cables leaked by U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning reveal an apparent plot by the U.S. government to assassinate Bolivian President Evo Morales and overthrow his administration. The cables in question were published in August in “The WikiLeaks Files: The World According to US Empire,” a book in which multiple journalists …

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NSA spying on Germany ‘helped CIA to kidnap and torture’

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier speaks to media in Vienna

A leaked NSA intercept shows that German FM Steinmeier was relieved to have “not received any definitive response” from the US on its rendition program at the time of the scandal, which exempted him from the need to act on the matter, WikiLeaks claims. The WikiLeaks publication centered on a …

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WikiLeaks: NSA’s 10-year economic espionage against France

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French-American relations have taken a further hammering on Monday after WikiLeaks revealed new documents showing that the NSA has been collecting the details of commercial deals in France for over a decade and sharing them with its allies. “The United States has been conducting economic espionage against France for more …

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Wikileaks: Sony emails reveal Hollywood execs work for Israel

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Top Hollywood bosses enjoy a strong relationship with the Israeli government and various pro-Israel lobbying groups across the United States, according to a cache of Sony internal emails leaked to Wikileaks and published for the first time last week. The emails reveal a dinner between Sony executives and Prime Minister …

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US government still hunting WikiLeaks and whistleblowers

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The US government is conducting an active, long-term criminal investigation into WikiLeaks, a federal judge has confirmed in court documents. Five years after Julian Assange and his team began publishing the massive dump of US state secrets leaked by an army intelligence analyst, two wings of the Department of Justice and …

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WikiLeaks: Google to back Hillary Clinton for President in 2016

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Google will overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 if she decides to run, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange revealed. The Internet giant already has a cozy relationship with the former Secretary of State due to its close ties with not only the State Department but also the Council of …

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WikiLeaks set to publish new series of leaks – Assange

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly announced the whistleblowing website will soon release a fourth series of classified documents. The leak is currently being prepared, Assange told the Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival (LEFFEST) on Sunday, according to teleSUR. He gave no date or further details about the publication. Regarding the …

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WikiLeaks: US undermining democracy in Ecuador

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In the months leading up to Ecuador’s October 2006 presidential election, the US Embassy in Quito claimed to be impartial. Rather than supporting one particular candidate, then-US ambassador Linda Jewell said the embassy only wanted to help facilitate “a fair and transparent electoral process”. However, diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks show that …

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