Wikileaks Newslinks for 8 February, 2011

8 February, 2011 —

WikiLeaks’ Assange Resumes Extradition Fight
Sky News
The man at the centre of the WikiLeaks storm is returning to a high
security court to continue his fight against extradition to Sweden. ……

Israel saw Suleiman as succeeding Mubarak-WikiLeaks
Reuters Africa
… just appointed Egypt’s vice president, as its preferred successor to
President Hosni Mubarak, according to a US diplomatic cable published by
WikiLeaks. …

Guardian Moscow correspondent denied re-entry to Russia
Harding’s expulsion follows his coverage of the WikiLeaks US embassy cables
release for the Guardian, in which he said the country was being run like
aa …

Wikileaks defenders hack computer security firm
SAN FRANCISCO — A hacker group behind online attacks on companies that
withdrew services to WikiLeaks busted through the defenses of a computer
security …

Uncompleted structure now an eyesore – by Desie Heita
New Era
WINDHOEK – Rössing Uranium has confirmed the authenticity of the contents
of a secrete US cable posted by WikiLeaks that reveals that paymen. …

US air force backtracks after banning families of military staff reading …
The Guardian
The US air force has backtracked after issuing guidance last week banning
the families of staff from reading classified material released by
WikiLeaks. …

Wikileaks: Egypt VP Suleiman depicted Brotherhood as “boogeyman”
Bikya Masr
CAIRO: A recently leaked cable by the whistleblower website ‘Wikileaks’ has
claimed that Egypt’s newly appointed Vice-President Omar Suleiman has long

WikiLeaks cables show diplomacy is a madhouse
The Guardian
Nor did the Labour party come out of WikiLeaks with any great distinction.
The Foreign Office was still trying to shore up what remains of the
“special …

What’s WikiLeaks Got to Do With It?
In fact, making these connections has only reignited hostility towards
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange all over again. Esquire’s “senior
features editor” …

Will New York Times Share Same Fate As WikiLeaks?
The New York Time’s, following the lead of WikiLeaks, uses their power of
freedom of the press and freedom of speech to release “classified”
military …

‘Guardian’ Editor Describes Working With WikiLeaks’ Assange
Renee Montagne talks to Alan Rusbridger, editor of the “Guardian”
newspaper, about WikiLeaks. Both “The New York Times” and the “Guardian”
have books out …

Trial Begins for Hikers Detained in Iran, WikiLeaks Founder Assange in Court
He told the New York Times, “[T]here are three persons who know for a fact
that this has nothing to do with WikiLeaks, the CIA or the Obama
administration, …

WikiLeaks cables claim Peter Hain wanted Wales to wait for powers referendum
The allegations are contained in the latest batch of classified US Embassy
cables published by WikiLeaks. Mr Hain last night strongly denied making
the …

Protests Spread in Italy with the Support of Anonymous’ #OpItaly
Infoshop News
Wikileaks has recently released a cable which discusses the Internet Bill
before the Italian Parliament: “We must resist, not as a last act of
desperation, …

WikiLeaks’ UFO Cables: More About Raelian Cult Than Alien Life
Forbes (blog)
By ANDY GREENBERG If WikiLeaks didn’t already have the attention of the
world’s conspiracy theorists, its founder Julian Assange grabbed the
X-files crowd …

Tymoshenko and WikiLeaks findings
Kyiv Post
Sagacious or mischievous, the WikiLeaks disclosures of Ukrainian mudslides
have confirmed or raised the curtain on gas dealings and warfare among
shadowy …

Wikileaks, Mubarak, Egypt, Government and Christianity
ABC Technology and Games
Credit: Olafur Eggertsson (Reuters) Tech & Games contributor, Anthony
Caruana, examines the links between Wikileaks, social networking, Middle
Eastern …

Wikileaks: Kibaki ‘sought UK invitation for a year’
Daily Nation
President Mwai Kibaki (right) with Prince Edward of Britain (left) during
the President’s Award – Kenya Gold award certificate presentation on
September 7, …

Chancellor of Justice Petitioned Over Lipponen Wikileaks Revealation
YLE News
According to a wikileaks cable published in a Russian newspaper, Paavo
Lipponen told the ambassador about a conversation between President Halonen
and then …

The West According to WikiLeaks: Colorado’s ‘Moayad Prison’
New West
By Brad Turner, 2-08-11 “Saleh asked why the US didn’t simply keep the
detainees at Guantanamo or send them to the ‘Moayad prison’ while Yemen
builds its …

Panel explores WikiLeaks fallout
University of Wisconsin-Madison
“WikiLeaks: Where Do You Stand?” will feature the interdisciplinary panel
of communication arts professor Robert Glenn Howard, English professor Anne

Norwegian Newspaper Challenges WikiLeaks Cable “Cartel”
The Weekly Standard (blog)
In a commentary published in early January, editor-in-chief Hilde
Haugsgjerd made clear that Aftenposten was not cooperating with WikiLeaks
and had obtained …

Somalia: Canada Reported Ties Between Govt and Pirates
… Federal Government (TFG) was colluding with pirates, who also had ties
with “terrorist networks,” according to a diplomatic cable released by
WikiLeaks. …

Wikileaks Cables Bolster Complaints About the ACTA Negotiating Process
American University Intellectual Property Brief
It looks like the government cables published by WikiLeaks may contain some
very interesting information on matters discussed behind closed doors
during the …

US condemns South American/Arab leaders summits, say Wikileaks cables
Brazilian policy towards Middle East and the Arab world harm US strategy in
the region according to US embassy diplomatic cables between 2004 and 2009,

Accessing WikiLeaks Violates Espionage Act, USAF Says
Secrecy News (blog)
Americans who have accessed the WikiLeaks web site may have violated the
Espionage Act, under an extreme interpretation of the law advanced by Air
Force …

Kenya: Wikileaks – Kibaki ‘Sought UK Invitation for a Year’
Nairobi — The British Government accepted President Kibaki’s visit to
London last year to “deliver tough political messages”, one of America’s
leaked …

Peace Prize for WikiLeaks?
Asian Tribune
A 26 year–old Norwegian legislator, Snorre Valen from the Norway’s
Socialist Party has handed in his nomination in person nominating WikiLeaks
as a …

Looked at WikiLeaks? You Could Be F*ucked
It’s already a double bozo no-no many for government employees to download
classified materials from the WikiLeaks web site onto unclassified computer

Wikileaks Releases Cables On Egypt VP Omar Suleiman’s Connections …
By Gus Lubin
I can only guess that our Wikileaks hero is gittin funding from Soros’
NGO’s. Is his puppet and that Soros wishes to destabilize the entire ME,
creating a massive war against Israel in which Israel will be overrun and
the Sampson option …

Elder of Ziyon: Wikileaks: Brazil illustrates how to sacrifice …
By Elder of Ziyon
This 2009 Wikileaks cable discusses why Brazil, a country with a culture
that is very much against restrictions on free speech, consistently
abstains from any UN resolutions that are against “defamation of religion”
– i.e., …

Minnesota letter protests extradition of WikiLeaks’ founder …
By Associated Press
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has supporters in Minnesota.

WikiLeaks’ Assange Faces Secret Swedish Rape Trial | Citizens for …
By legitgov
WikiLeaks’ Assange Faces Secret Swedish Rape Trial 07 Feb 2011 WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange may be unfairly tried in secret in Sweden if
extradited from Britain to face questioning over sexual-assault
allegations, his lawyer told a …

WikiLeaks: Assange lawyer argues Swedish charges aren’t serious …
On the opening day of a two-day hearing in London on Sweden’s extradition
request, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team sought to downplay
the severity of the molestation and rape accusations against him and to
cast doubt on …

Julian Assange Trial Begins; WikiLeaks Lawyer Warns Of ‘Flagrant …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
LONDON — The lawyer for Julian Assange argued Monday that the embattled
WikiLeaks founder will face a secret trial that violates international
standards of fairness if sent to Sweden to face sexual assault allegations.

Wikileaks defenders hack computer security firm
The homepage of with a picture of its founder Julian Assange
is seen on a computer screen in 2010. A hacker group behind online attacks
on companies that withdrew services to WikiLeaks busted through the
defenses of a …

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Back In Court For Extradition …
By maryslosson
Julian Assange, founder of the controversial online whistleblowing site
WikiLeaks, finished the first day of a two-day hearing Monday to determine
whether or not he will be extradited to Sweden for questioning surrounding
the …

Celebrities | WikiLeaks | Julian Assange
By News Desk
Celebrities lent support to Julian Assange, in court in Britain on Monday
to fight extradition to Sweden, where he is accused of sex crimes.

Wikileaks cables on Sri Lanka and its merry ways “ Antony Loewenstein
By Antony Loewenstein
India expressed its concern about the Human Rights situation in Sri Lanka
and the way the LTTE used civilians as human shields in 2009, the latest
WikiLeaks cable revealed. The cable said that during a meeting with British
Foreign …

WikiLeaks Will Sell T-Shirts Online for Money – New York News …
By Jen Doll
In the last few months we’ve seen Julian Assange — the pale, brooding,
mysterious possible really bad date and…

Channel 6 News “ Former WikiLeaks’ spokesman to release insider book
By BNO News
Previously, Domscheit-Berg, along with several other former WikiLeaks
collaborators, announced the launching of an alternative whistleblowing
site called OpenLeaks, which has pledged to have a broader and neutral
approach and not only …

Enterprise Security Today | WikiLeaks Hackers Attack Security Site …
Following publication of the leaked cables, WikiLeaks had its accounts shut
down by, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard, and founder Julian Assange
was arrested in the U.K. on an unrelated charge, which he has said is
politically …

Extradition Hearing for Wikileaks’ Julian Assange Begins [VIDEO]
By Past Member
This morning Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrived in London for what is
expected to be a two-day extradition hearing. Assange is wanted in Sweden
for questioning over allegations of rape, molestation and unlawful
coercion, …

Air Force claims just reading Wikileaks website constitutes espionage
Many government agencies have instructed their employees not to download
classified materials from the WikiLeaks web site onto unclassified computer
systems. The government’s position is that although the material is in the
public …

The story behind Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy …
The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger, David Leigh and Luke Harding on the book
that charts Julian Assange and WikiLeaks’ transformation from rebel hackers
to …

WikiLeaks Receives 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination | News | English
WikiLeaks has been nominated for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. A Norwegian
lawmaker says the website’s disclosures of classified documents promote
world …

WikiLeaks Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Promoting Freedom of …
Julian Assange’s whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has been nominated for a
Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian politician Snorre Valen, who was behind the
nod, …

Only available here: The first book to chart the incredible rise of
WikiLeaks, and its political and media impact, from April 2010 to
late-January 2011, …

The Next Generation of Leak Sites: 5 Wikileaks Descendants – SlashGear
From Apple to his own once-loyal followers, Julian Assange is suffering
from a lack of support on all sides. The future of Wikileaks is
questionable at …

WikiLeaks Assange: U.S. doesn’t have the technology to take us …
WikiLeaks sat down with 60 Minutes Julian Assange and said that the U.S.
government couldn’t take the site down if it wanted to. That’s &#

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