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Russian TV to Air Wikileaks Talk Show

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is hosting a new talk show that will air on a Russian state television channel. RT television announced Wednesday that it will begin broadcasting the talk show in mid-March. It says Assange is filming the program from the location of his house arrest in Britain, where he is fighting extradition to […]

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US Wikileaks Soldier To Face Court Martial

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The presiding officer in the case of a U.S. Army intelligence analyst charged with passing classified documents to WikiLeaks is recommending that the soldier face a court martial. Lieutenant Colonel Paul Almanza made the recommendation Thursday, almost a month after the preliminary hearing for Private First Class Bradley Manning concluded. Experts for the prosecution testified […]

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US WikiLeaks Suspect’s Hearing Concludes

Posted December 22nd, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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(( Title: US WIKILEAKS 1st UPD HEAD: US WikiLeaks Suspect’s Hearing Concludes DATE: 12/22/11 PUBLISHED AT: Thursday, December 22, 2011 12:56:03 PM NUMBER: 1776054 AUDIO: VIDEO: WEB: TYPE: CN ) ) The hearing to determine whether a U.S. Army intelligence analyst will be court martialed for allegedly passing classified documents to WikiLeaks has concluded. The […]

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WikiLeaks Suspect Attends Pre-Trial Hearing

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified documents appeared for a pre-trial hearing Friday, with his defense attorney alleging bias and calling for the withdrawal of the presiding officer. The hearing, at Fort Meade outside Washington, was to determine if Private First Class Bradley Manning should face trial in a military court. […]

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WikiLeaks Suspect Appears in Military Court

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A defense attorney on Friday called for the presiding officer to withdraw from the case of a U.S. Army soldier accused of leaking classified documents. At the opening of the pre-trial hearing for Private First Class Bradley Manning, attorney David Coombs argued that the hearing officer should step down because he works as a Justice […]

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Wikileaks Suspect to Appear in US Court

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified and sensitive documents to the anti-secrecy website Wikileaks will make his first public appearance in court Friday. Prosecutors will make the case for a court martial against 23-year-old Private First Class Bradley Manning during the opening of his pre-trial hearing at Fort Meade in Maryland. […]

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Britain Lets Wikileaks Founder Continue to Appeal Extradition

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s High Court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can continue fighting his extradition to Sweden. Assange, who has been free on bail, was accused by two Swedish women of rape and sexual assault in August of 2010. He says the sex was consensual and has denied wrongdoing, claiming the allegations are politically motivated. […]

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WikiLeaks: A Look Back at Developments in the Case

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Developments in the WikiLeaks case: ** December 2006 WikiLeaks is set up by a group of people including Australian Julian Assange, a former computer hacker. The group’s intent is to help whistleblowers around the world post sensitive documents on the Internet without being exposed. ** August 2007 WikiLeaks posts a report showing former Kenyan president […]

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British High Court Rejects Assange Extradition Appeal

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lost his appeal to prevent his extradition to Sweden to face sex charges. London’s High Court ruled against his appeal Wednesday. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Assange regarding an alleged rape of one woman and molestation of another. The 2010 incidents reportedly took place in Stockholm. Assange claims […]

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Assange Loses Extradition Appeal in Sex Case

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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London’s High Court ruled Wednesday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sex charges. Swedish authorities want to question Assange regarding an alleged rape of one woman and molestation of another. The 2010 incidents reportedly took place in Stockholm. Assange claims the charges are politically motivated and denies any wrongdoing […]

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