“It’s difficult to wake up over 500 days and see the same walls,” said Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks in a world exclusive press conference via Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up since June 19 last year.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called U.S. soldier Bradley Manning’s espionage conviction an episode of “national security extremism” Tuesday, while other supporters expressed relief that he was acquitted of the most serious charge — aiding the enemy. Among Manning’s critics, members of a Congress intelligence committee said justice was served. The charge of aiding the enemy [...]
The founder of WikiLeaks on Sunday disputed assertions by US officials that disclosures by his anti-secrecy organization and fellow leaker Edward Snowden have put lives at risk.
Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks was on Monday to publish more than 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s, founder Julian Assange revealed.
A US judge on Tuesday reduced the potential sentence for WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning by 112 days because of his harsh treatment at a military jail, where he was held in isolation despite advice from psychiatrists.