After spending one year in the Ecuadorian embassy, Julian Assange has no regrets, stating: “Every day we live our principles, we truly live… I am very comfortable with what we’ve accomplished. And, I’m sure that history will judge Mr. Snowden and Mr. Manning very, very well indeed.”
Although the mainstream media isn’t giving the Bradley Manning trial the attention it deserves, the “I am Bradley Manning” campaign has been gathering a lot of support for the whistleblower and is now drawing attention from the starts in Hollywood
Whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have both similarities and differences that are noteworthy. These two men are similar in some superficial ways: their young ages, middle-class backgrounds. But let’s go below the surface.
The Bradley Manning court martial that began June 3 looks like another defining moment for America – another indication of whether we are becoming the nation of supine toadies our government wants, or whether we still have enough devotion to the common good to behave in ways as decent and risky as Bradley Manning
The military trial of Bradley Manning is a judicial lynching. The government has effectively muzzled the defense team. The Army private first class is not permitted to argue that he had a oral and legal obligation under international law to make public the war crimes he uncovered.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has slammed a recently exposed NSA mass-surveillance scheme as a “calamitous collapse in the rule of law.” Google, Facebook and other tech giants apparently involved have denied giving the NSA access to their servers.
On June 3, trial proceedings began. They’ll last well into summer. What’s ongoing reflects much more than Manning alone. We’re all in this together. Freedom in America is on trial.
More than three years after Private first class Bradley Manning was arrested for his involvement in one of the largest classified information leaks in history, he had his first day in court on Monday.
Demonstrations are taking place all over the world in support of Bradley Manning, the US army private Whistleblower who leaked intelligence to WikiLeaks.
Former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and former Swedish Prime Minster Carl Bildt both surfaced in the latest WikiLeaks cables.They’ve expressed opinions critical of the whistleblower site.
‘Illegal we do immediately; unconstitutional takes a little longer’: Kissinger in New Mass WikiLeaks Document Release_Featured_, WikiLeaks Monday, April 8th, 2013
WikiLeaks has published the ‘Kissinger Cables.’ In one of the cables, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is quoted as saying, “Before the Freedom of Information Act, I used to say at meetings, ‘The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer’,” during a 1975 conversation which included a Turkish and Cypriot official.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange formally unveiled on Monday the latest release from the whistleblower site, Project K, calling it “the single most significant geopolitical publication that has ever existed.” Assange says WikiLeaks has created a database that gives journalists unprecedented access to roughly 2 million documents that paint a unique picture of the United States’ relationships with foreign nations during a number of presidential administrations.
A newly released Wikileaks cable reveals US Embassy strategy to destabilize the Chavez government in Venezuela.
Soldier Bradley Manning can be heard in his own voice explaining why he sent hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks in 2010. In a new leaked audio recording from his court martial, Manning accuses the American army of not valuing human life, and says he wanted to provoke a debate about US foreign policy.
In the one-hour seven-minute recording from a court hearing in late February, Private First Class Manning describes how he wanted to expose the “bloodlust” of US forces fighting in the Middle East and how he had a “clear conscience” after helping to engineer the largest intelligence leak in American history.