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Assange Awaits Extradition Decision

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange returns to a London courtroom Wednesday to learn if he will 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 […]

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Wikileaks Suspends Publishing to Fight Financial Blockade

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has announced the organization is suspending the publishing of secret documents in order to concentrate on fundraising to ensure its future survival. At a news conference in London, Assange said a financial blockade by American companies such as Visa, Mastercard and PayPal means WikiLeaks will have to aggressively focus on raising […]

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Report: Secret US Government Order Targets WikiLeaks Supporter

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. news report says the U.S. government obtained a secret court order to force Google Inc. and a small Internet provider to hand over information from the e-mail accounts of a WikiLeaks volunteer. The Wall Street Journal newspaper says the small Internet provider, Sonic.net, fought the order and lost, and was forced to turn […]

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Indian Politician: Send WikiLeaks Founder to Insane Asylum

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading Indian politician says that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to an insane asylum, angrily dismissing allegations contained in a series of U.S. diplomatic cables leaked by the organization. U.S. officials allegedly described the chief minister of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh as a “first-rate egomaniac” who has “institutionalized corruption.” The […]

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Indian Politician: Send Wikileaks’ Head to Insane Asylum

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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A leading Indian politician says that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to an insane asylum, angrily dismissing allegations contained in a series of U.S. diplomatic cables leaked by the organization. Mayawati , chief minister of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state, said Tuesday that Assange has either “gone mad,” or is being used by […]

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Singapore’s Lee Denies WikiLeaks Report of Anti-Islam Slur

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Singapore’s former leader Lee Kuan Yew says there is no basis for a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable in which he is quoted describing Islam as a “venomous” religion. The cable, released last week by the WikiLeaks website, says Mr. Lee made the remark in 2005 during a meeting with then-U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton. But Mr. […]

WikiLeaks Publishes All its US Diplomatic Cables

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has released its full archive of more than 250,000 U.S. State Department cables — many of them uncensored. The State Department says the release could jeopardize the lives of sensitive sources, including opposition figures. WikiLeaks staff members could not be reached Friday for comment. But WikiLeaks said this week it decided […]

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WikiLeaks Blames Newspaper for Uncensored Cable Leak

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has confirmed reports of a security breach that has led to a massive amount of U.S. diplomatic cables being released onto the Internet with the names of sources revealed. In a statement posted Thursday, WikiLeaks blamed Britain’s Guardian newspaper for the disclosure, saying that a journalist revealed the password to unlock […]

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WikiLeaks Blames Newspaper for Uncensored Cable Leak

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has confirmed reports of a security breach that has led to a massive amount of U.S. diplomatic cables being released onto the Internet with the names of sources revealed. In a statement posted to Twitter Thursday, WikiLeaks blamed Britain’s Guardian newspaper for the disclosure, saying that a journalist revealed the password […]

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WikiLeaks Says Website Cyber-attacked

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says its website is under attack. The group said on its twitter feed Tuesday its main site was brought down by a cyber-attack, but it provided a link where it said visitors could still search through its trove of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables. In a second message a few minutes later, […]

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