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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on a […]

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US Judge Refuses to Dismiss Charge of Helping Enemy in Wikileaks Case

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. military judge has refused to dismiss the most serious charge against a soldier accused of leaking secrets to Wikileaks: aiding al-Qaida. Colonel Denise Lind made her ruling Thursday in Fort Meade, Maryland. But she said the court would hear more defense motions if during the trial, prosecutors fail to prove Private Bradley Manning […]

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US Military Judge Refuses to Dismiss WikiLeaks Case

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. military judge has refused to dismiss charges against an Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking secret documents to the website WikiLeaks. Colonel Denise Lind, denied a motion to dismiss charges against Private First Class Bradley Manning and tentatively set his court-martial to start September 21. Lawyers for the U.S. Army intelligence analyst argued […]

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US Military Judge Refuses to Dismiss WikiLeaks Case

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. military judge has refused to dismiss charges against an Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking secret documents to the website WikiLeaks. Colonel Denise Lind, denied a motion to dismiss charges against Bradley Manning and tentatively set his court-martial to start September 21. Lawyers for the U.S. Army intelligence analyst argued the case should […]

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US Soldier Accused in WikiLeaks Case Seeks Dismissal of Charges

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Lawyers for the U.S. Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking secret documents to website WikiLeaks are asking a military judge to dismiss all charges. Oral arguments on Bradley Manning’s dismissal motion were scheduled at a pretrial hearing that opened Tuesday at the Fort Meade military base in Maryland. The hearing is expected to span three […]

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US: Soldier Behind Leaked Documents Helped Al-Qaida

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. government prosecutors are detailing the charges facing an Army intelligence analyst accused of passing classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Military prosecutors gave their written answers Thursday to a series of questions about the accusations facing 24-year-old Bradley Manning. Manning faces 22 counts, the most serious of which is “aiding the enemy.” A […]

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UN Torture Official Criticizes Treatment of WikiLeaks Suspect

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ special rapporteur on torture says the U.S. military’s treatment of an Army intelligence specialist accused of leaking military secrets to WikiLeaks was “cruel and inhuman” and could even be classified as torture. U.N. expert Juan Mendez this week wrapped up a 14-month investigation of the confinement conditions of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who […]

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WikiLeaks to Release Stolen E-Mails From Private Intelligence Group

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The whistle-blower website WiliLeaks says it has begun releasing more than 5 million e-mails from Stratfor Global Intelligence, a private U.S.-based firm providing strategic analysis. WikiLeaks says on its website that the e-mails reveal the company’s “web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques and psychological methods.” It says the e-mails also contain privileged information about […]

WikiLeaks to Release Stolen E-Mails From Private Intelligence Group

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The whistle-blower website WiliLeaks says it has begun releasing more than 5 million e-mails from Stratfor Global Intelligence, a private U.S.-based firm providing strategic analysis. WikiLeaks says on its website that the e-mails reveal the company’s “web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques and psychological methods.” It says the e-mails also contain privileged information about […]

Wikileaks Founder Takes Extradition Fight to Britain’s Top Court

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has appealed to Britain’s Supreme Court to block his extradition to Sweden over rape allegations. Lawyers for the 40-year-old Assange told the court the European arrest warrant is invalid because it was issued by a Swedish prosecutor and not a judge or court. Lawyers for Sweden are arguing that prosecutors play […]

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