Wikileaks Newslinks 9 September 2011

9 September 2011 —

Zimbabwe: Parties Speak on Wikileaks Disclosures
MDC-T announced yesterday that it had resolved to absolve senior party officials exposed by Wikileaks mocking their leader. However, Zanu-PF secretary for information and publicity, Cde Rugare Gumbo, on Wednesday implored members of the party named in …

Wikileaks Fallouts: Kwesi Pratt suffers sudden amnesia …
The revelations of Wikileaks on Ghana clearly vindicate my roommate’s
assertion. Wikileaks revelations have hit many countries in the world and
in all such circumstances the information that has been revealed has been
of pure national interest. …

WikiLeaks, rumors or facts?
Philippine Star
Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan advised the public yesterday not to read so
much into purported “confidential” reports — supposed “top
secret” documents — and information that have been coming out from
WikiLeaks. Honasan calls upon media to go slow on …

Nigeria: Yar’Adua Bribed Supreme Court With $57 Million – Wikileaks
United States (US) diplomatic cable reports recently leaked by Wikileaks
report said former President, late Umaru Yar’Adua, authorized the
disbursement of $57 million to members of a Supreme Court panel who ruled
to uphold his “election” in 2007. …

WikiLeaks reveals details of US involvement in Mexican Drug War
AHN | All Headline News
The Mexican government is once more on the defensive after the latest
WikiLeaks reports that accuse police and other officials of widespread
corruption. Meanwhile, the State Department communications quoted in the
reports are creating another …

Zardari did not want to repeal 17th Amendment: WikiLeaks
The Nation, Pakistan
WikiLeaks has recently revealed that President Asif Ali Zardari in a
meeting with US Ambassador Anne Patterson told that he was not interested
in abolishing the 17th Amendment according to which the president’s power
would have been transferred to the …

WikiLeaks: Ban made ‘My Name Is Khan’ a hit
A recently disclosed WikiLeaks cable suggests that the ban put by Shiv Sena
was one of the prime reasons behind the mega success of last year’s
blockbuster ‘My Name is Khan’. Featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol as the
lead pair, MNIK had faced the wrath …

Bollywood stars overpaid: Wikileaks
Daily News & Analysis
By Soumyadipta Banerjee | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Actor Vidya Balan’s
reported boyfriend Siddharth Roy Kapur, the head honcho of a production
house has made an appearance on Wikileaks saying that there’s too much
money in Bollywood. …

Wikileaks: Sudan designates Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation
Sudan Tribune
September 8, 2011 (WASHINGTON) – The Sudanese government maintains a
secret list of groups and organizations that it has designated as terrorist
ones, according to a cable published by WikiLeaks. The leaked diplomatic
note dated December 26, …,40091

Wikileaks reveals the dark backyard of Georgian internal politics
By Messenger Staff Some time ago Wikileaks published what was allegedly
genuine correspondence between the US Embassy in Georgia and the US State
Department concerning the Georgian local elections in 2010. According to
Wikileaks this was confidential …

Clinton, Bush, and Osama bin Laden: The WikiLeaks Cables
American Thinker
By David Paulin Whatever you think of WikiLeaks, the recently released
tranche of diplomatic cables reveal naiveté and illusion in America’s
pre-9/11 attempts to deal with the Taliban. In the months leading up to the
September 11 terror attacks, …

Army chief was pally with US diplomats: WikiLeaks
Times of India
… of the Army Staff (COAS) General VK Singh continues to ruffle the
feathers of Ministry of Defence over his age row, he had endeared himself
with the US diplomats who assessed him as being “friendly and open”, says a
US cable leaked by WikiLeaks. …

WikiLeaks: Bribery needed for shooting in India
A new WikiLeaks cable dealing with the issue of Hollywood-Bollywood
partnership has unfolded the role of bribery in shooting a film in India.
The cable primarily explains the prospects of filmmaking in India, by
giving an over view of the market …

US frustrated with Canadian control of weapons exports: Cable
Montreal Gazette
… 2011 US officials were frustrated with Canadian government co-operation
during an investigation into how advanced helicopter engine parts got
exported and used in a Chinese attack helicopter, according to cables
released by Wikileaks. …

Mills lied; Nana Addo smoked – Political activists heckle each other over …
The latest wikileaks reports have sent representatives of the two leading
political parties into a huge battle of allegations. Whilst the New
Patriotic Party Young Patriots is accusing President John Mills of lying
about his health status to win …

Wikileaks: Victor Gbeho Warns Govt Officials
The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Ambassador Victor Gbeho says the
recent Wikileaks exposés should serve as a lesson for government officials
who recklessly relay vital information about Ghana to foreign diplomats.
According to Ambassador Gheho, …

Talk of the Day — Why do Taiwan’s politicians ‘confess’ to Americans?
Focus Taiwan News Channel
As WikiLeaks revelations about Taiwanese politicians — in the ruling and
opposition parties alike — honestly and frankly “sharing” their inner
thoughts with American diplomats continue to receive wide coverage by local
newspapers, a good question has …

WikiLeaks: Addis Ababa bombings the work of Meles government – WikiLeaks
1. (S) SUMMARY A series of explosions were reported in Addis Ababa on
September 16, killing three individuals. The GoE announced that the bombs
went off while being assembled, and that the three dead were terrorists
from the outlawed Oromo Liberation …

WikiLeaks backfires in SA?
ITWeb (blog)
WikiLeaks’ recent publication of thousands of cables, some of which contain
potentially damaging information about local politicians, will fan
government’s urgency to bring in a law to protect state information. The
Protection of State Information Bill …

Wikileaks:How Kutigi Rejected
Leadership Newspapers
In yet another bombshell in what appears to be an inexhaustible arsenal of
dark secrets, internet whistleblower WikiLeaks has disclosed how former
President Olusegun Obasanjo offered Justice Ibrahim Kutigi $1.6m bribe to
compromise the judiciary and …

WIKILEAKS: Dalai Lama’s visit worried Ma: cable
Taipei Times
… administration was concerned about the impact of a visit by the Dalai
Lama in 2009 on its plans to begin negotiations with China on the Economic
Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) later the same year, a US cable
released by WikiLeaks showed. …

Talk of the Day — WikiLeaks shows politicians’ true colors
Focus Taiwan News Channel
WikiLeaks has bared all: ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Honorary Chairman Lien
Chan was lukewarm towards Chairman Ma Ying-jeou’s bid for the presidency
and former opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DDP) Chairman Su
Tseng-chang has criticized DPP …

Appiah-Ofori Takes On Wikileaks
As the over 900 Wikileaks Cables pour in, from Julian Assange’s website
like dreaded epidemic, and continue to give various symptoms to various
people according to portion, it was the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of
Parliament who catches a verbal …

Wikileaks: What US embassy said about Sata in 2008 polls
Zambian Watchdog
1. (SBU) Summary. Although still a strong contender in the October 30
by-election, presidential candidate Michael Sata appears to have lost some
of his momentum due to internal party strife. The Patriotic Front leader
excommunicated half of his party’s …

Political dealings according to Wikileaks
By Salome Modebadze Wikileaks published a new cable about Georgia,
classified by the former US Ambassador John Tefft on January 6, 2009.
According to the information either the EU or the USA were going to try and
replace President Saakashvili from his …

Charity worker dismissed ‘over trafficking’
BBC News
US diplomatic cables released by the Wikileaks website said his activities
came to light last year when one of the victims escaped. At least 16 other
youths were reported to have been conscripted into the United Wa State
Army, which operates near the …

Sierra Leone: Wikileaks – Usu Boie Blocked Russia, Others From Uranium in …
Freetown — According to a Wikileaks cable released last week, former US
Ambassador to Sierra Leone Ms June Carter Perry reportedly filed a report
in February 2009 that Russia, Iran, Libya and others are competing for the
mining rights to uranium …

Echoes: WikiLeaks explosion: Courting flattery is fatal
The WikiLeaks explosion could implode major political parties in Zimbabwe.
Yes, a thunderbolt moment could erupt at any moment further muddying, or
clearing, the troubled political waters in this long-suffering nation.
Taken together, from the reported …

US intensifies bid to stop WikiLeaks
The United States has intensified its bid to stop WikiLeaks in view of the
harm it has brought between Washington and the world, to ensure classified
information does not find its way into the public domain. US Embassy public
affairs officer in Harare …

Wikileaks has exposed the ‘hypocrites’ in the Mills administration- Nyaunu
The National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament for Lower Manya
Krobo, Michael Teye Nyaunu has lashed out at the government officials who
have been quoted in the leaked US diplomatic cable, wikileaks. According to
him, the ministers mentioned in …

Social Media Week Releases List of “Top 10 Social Media Events that Shook the …
PR Newswire (press release)
These events, from the Arab Spring to Wikileaks to Charlie Sheen, were all
fundamentally shaped by the use of social media, and in many cases would
have never happened without social networks like Twitter, Facebook and
YouTube. …

WikiLeaks drops Bombshell on Gold Market; GATA right again …
By NewsEditor
With an avalanche of ever-tantalizing news stories and upcoming nail-biting
scheduled officialdom events in both Europe and the U.S. all hitting the

Elder of Ziyon: The last Jews of Baghdad (Wikileaks)
By (Elder of Ziyon)
The last Jews of Baghdad (Wikileaks). From Wikileaks: On October 10, Poloff
met with one of the last remaining Jews in Iraq, XXXXXX (strictly protect),
to discuss the current state of the Iraqi Jewish community. XXXXXX stated
that there are …

Actors’ salaries too high, says Wikileaks | AAJ News
By Monitoring Desk
In its recent revelation, whistleblower Wikileaks have said that the entry
of foreign studios and availability of multiple financing options have
built up unrealistic expectations as far as actors’ salaries are concerned.
The February 2010 US secret …

Wikileaks: Surakiat and the palace | Political Prisoners in Thailand
By thaipoliticalprisoners
Continuing PPT’s series based on Wikileaks cables the focus of this post is
a cable discussing a conversation between Deputy Prime Minister Surakiart
Sathirathai and U.S. Ambassador Ralph Boyce on 17 March 2006. The essence
of the …

Kwesi Pratt on wikileaks’ “Akufo-Addo smokes wee” | Ghana News …
By VibeGhana
… to the then general elections. Latest cable releases by whistle blower
website, wikileaks’ reports Kwesi Pratt Jnr as having met officials of the
US Embassy and telling them Nana Akufo-Addo, New Patriotic Party flagbearer
smoked marijuana.

WikiLeaks: Jonathan Moyo on Mugabe succession | Nehanda Radio
By admin
Jonathan Moyo, former Minister of Information and erstwhile Mugabe
intimate, told the US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Christopher Dell on March 30
that Mugabe is aware that there is diminishing support for him within
ZANU-PF and around the …

By sedem
RESPONSE TO WIKILEAKS ALLEGATIONS. September 8, 2011. The attention of the
Office of President Rawlings has been drawn to a series of leaked
diplomatic cables purported to originate from the United States Embassy. We
have taken …

Gail Teixeira was honest, forthright – WikiLeaks cable : Kaieteur News
By KNews
The feeling of the Embassy is contained in a December 28 secret cable sent
by then Charge d’ Affaires, Michael Thomas. The cables were part of a cache
of sensitive documents acquired by whistle-blower website, WikiLeaks, and
released on …

WikiLeaks discloses Qaradawi’s extremism | Just Journalism
By admin
The latest batch of US embassy cables leaked by the whistle-blower website
WikiLeaks have uncovered further evidence of the extremist views of the
prominent Sunni cleric Yousuf al-Qaradawi. Coverage of Qaradawi tends to
omit his …

Assange: Why WikiLeaks was right to release raw cables « The …
By Rj
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has defended the organisation’s release of
all 251000 secret US diplomatic cables that it held without the redaction
of the names of informants mentioned in them. In an interview with New
Scientist, Assange …

WikiLeaks: How Charity Donations From American Jews are Used to …
By KathrineSnow
WikiLeaks: How Charity Donations From American Jews are Used to … Middle
East News | Covering Israel, Arab World, Jewish World, Southwest Asia,
Maghreb, Security, Economy, Energy, Terrorism, Islam. Follow this link:
WikiLeaks: How …

Zimbabwe: A Deluge of Online Reactions to Latest WikiLeaks …
By Madalitso Mwando
Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks cables are raising an online storm among
Zimbabwe’s netizens with the latest public release of diplomatic cables
from the United States Embassy in Harare upping the political temperatures
among the ruling elite …

Challah Hu Akbar: Wikileaks: Sudan Sought Normalization of Ties …
By (Challah Hu Akbar)
Wikileaks: Sudan Sought Normalization of Ties with Israel. CHALLAH @
Wikileaks. (C) SUMMARY: In a July 29 meeting with CDA Fernandez, a
sarcastic Sudanese Presidential Advisor and former Minister of Foreign
Affairs Mustafa Othman …

v’nishmarta m’kol davar ra and wikileaks
By Chaim B.
The Meshech Chochma explains that the Torah is warning against the lashon
ha’ra of revealing state secrets, battle plans, and the like to the enemy
— the Torah has an issur directed specifically at the pentagon papers and
wikileaks! …

Wikileaks Cable: U.S. Gov’t Largest Supporter of Philippines …
By Adam Cassandra
Share A diplomatic cable recently published by the controversial website
Wikileaks confirms the depth of support by the U.S. government for
population control initiatives in the Philippines over the past 40 years,
including support for the highly …

Wikileaks: How Nigerian Politicians And Soldiers Engage in Oil …
By admin
Nigeria’s political elite and soldiers have profited from large-scale oil
theft in the Niger Delta that may cost the country up to a tenth of its
production, according to a leaked United States diplomatic cable released
by WikiLeaks at the end of last …

Wikileaks: U.S. Embasy criticized Catholic influences on Poland – On …
By Rob Kerby, Senior Editor
U.S. Embassy officials in Warsaw, Poland, under the Obama administration
complained that Catholic Church doctrine is a major source of
“homophobia” in the heavily Catholic country, according to diplomatic
cables released by Wikileaks. …

Wikileaks – Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan
Wikileaks: Sudan seeks U.S. help to normalize ties with Israel. Wednesday 7
September 2011. September 6, 2011 (WASHINGTON) – The Sudanese …,410-+

Wikileaks – TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter
Statement on the betrayal of WikiLeaks passwords by the Guardian. GMT Wed
Aug 31 22:27:48 2011 GMT A Guardian journalist has, in a previously
undetected …

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