Wikileaks Newslinks 14 June 2013

14 June 2013 —


‘WikiLeaks founder Assange did not request asylum in India’

Hindustan Times

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has never requested for asylum in India, government said on Thursday, rebutting his claim that he had written to external affairs ministry through the Indian high commissioner in London. “We have checked our records and …


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and famed Calle 13 rapper Residente will …

Which goes further or has more impact – documents leaked online or a

song? Famed Calle 13 frontman Residente will give Wikileaks founder Julian

Assange a taste of a new kind of subversive communication tonight –

music. The outspoken rapper and …


WikiLeaks’ Founder Julian Assange to Release Single With Puerto Rican Group …

E! Online

WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has his eyes set on his next career move:

breaking into…the music industry. The political activist met with Puerto

Rican René Pérez Joglar, member of the group Calle 13, while in London.

The two apparently met at the …

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Movie review: Assange hard to pin down in ‘We Steal Secrets’

Salt Lake Tribune

In his new documentary, “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks,”

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) tries to

construct a portrait of one of the most intriguing and confounding

characters in recent global history — and …


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to release single

The Music Network

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to release single. 14 June 2013. by

Nastassia Baroni. What do you do with all that spare time locked away in an

Ecuadorian embassy trying to avoid extradition? Write songs of course.

WikiLeaks founder and political …


The War on Metadata: WikiLeaks and Monitoring the Monitored

An embryonic WikiLeaks political party in Australia, the first

anti-surveillance party of its type in the world, is determined to

accelerate the campaign against the metadata troops. For his speech,

delivered from the Ecuadorean embassy to the …


PRISM-style surveillance is global, Julian Assange says

The Guardian

The WikiLeaks founder delivered the keynote address to close the 19th

International Symposium on Electronic Art on Thursday night via video link

from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In a wide-ranging speech he covered

military surveillance, the …


Calle 13’s Residente to write song with WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

Los Angeles Times

Rene Perez Joglar, a.k.a. Residente, outspoken lead singer of the multiple

Latin Grammy-winning, politically activist band Calle 13, is teaming up

with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on a songwriting session that’s

intended to strike a blow for free …,0,2898184.story


Watch Calle 13 Write Song With WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange On …

Latin Times

René Pérez, vocalist for the Puerto Rican alternative hip-hop band Calle

13, will compose a song live on Twitter with Wikileaks founder Julian

Assange today at 5 p.m. EST. The two met yesterday in the Ecuadorian

Embassy in London, which offered him …


Rene ‘Residente’ Perez, Julian Assange Write Song Against Censorship With …

Huffington Post

The lead singer of the Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 plans to meet with

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on Thursday for a collaborative

songwriting session in which the two — and Residente’s nearly 5 million

Twitter followers — will write a …


Assanges lashes out at India for not granting him asylum

New Delhi – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday said that India

should give political asylum to American whistleblower Edward Snowden for

exposing the US cyber snooping programme that targeted India in a big way.

Assange, who is holed up in …


India ignored my asylum plea, claims Julian Assange

International News Network

New Delhi: India should give political asylum to American whistleblower

Edward Snowden for exposing the US cyber snooping programme that targeted

India in a big way, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told Indian media in

an interview which published …


Assange: Snowden “a Hero to All Humanity”

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called whistleblower Edward Snowden “a

hero to all humanity”in a live video address to the University of Sydney on

Thursday. “Men like Snowden have shown extreme degrees of civic courage,”

he told a packed …


Assange Reproaches India for Denying his Asylum Plea, Contrast with Ecuador

Prensa Latina

13 de junio de 2013, 09:52New Delhi, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The besieged

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, reproached India for having denied him

asylum, and praised the immense courage of a small country like Ecuador to

meeting his asylum plea.


Abrams On His New Book, ‘Friend Of The Court’

Huffington Post

From the Pentagon Papers to Citizens United and the Wikileaks scandal,

constitutional law attorney Floyd Abrams has single-handedly shaped our

national view of constitutional law. He joins us to discuss his new book,

‘Friend of the Court.’ Hosted by:.


NSA Scandal: No Record of Assange Seeking Asylum, Says India; Obama …

IBTimes India

The Indian government has slammed Wikileaks founder Jullian Assange’s claim

that the country failed to respond to his asylum pleas. Wikileaks Founder

Julian Assange. In a recent interview, Assange, who has been holed up in

London’s Ecuadorian …


Hacktivists: Heroes Or, Well, Hacks?


NSA leaker Eric Snowden and the people behind Wikileaks are being called

‘hacktivists’ for their activities. Host Michel Martin speaks with digital

activism expert Gabriella Coleman, and Washington Post columnist Richard

Cohen about ‘hacktivists …


Whistleblowers go far to find asylum

Deutsche Welle

Former CIA employee Edward Snowden, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, civil

rights activist Chen Guangcheng, Venezuelan opposition leader Carlos Ortega

– even in recent times there have been several prominent examples of people

looking for asylum …


Julian Assange To Release Song With Puerto Rican Music Group Calle 13

Fox News Latino

Julian Assange is teaming up with the Puerto Rican band Calle 13 on a new

musical endeavor. One of the group’s members, René Pérez Joglar, aka

“Residente,” confirmed he is joining the WikiLeaks founder for a live

songwriting session on Thursday.


Should Snowden follow Assange cue with Latin America play?

Alaska Dispatch

The fugitive WikiLeaks founder, holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in

London for almost a year, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper: “I would strongly

advise him to go to Latin America.” “Latin America has shown in the

past 10 years that it is really pushing …


3Qs:The evolution of whistleblowing


How does Edward Snowden fit into this new era of leaks that began when Army

soldier Bradley Manning leaked classified diplomatic cables to the online

organization Wikileaks, which publicized them? Both Manning and Snowden

were relatively low-ranking …


Pakistan sets sights on drones

The Nation

He was referring to WikiLeaks disclosure and President Pervez Musharraf’s

admission in April that he allowed “selective” drone strikes in 2004.

Sharif’s reaction came after the US launched a drone attack within two days

of his taking power. Speaking …


Endangering national security is a crimePublish Date: Jun 14, 2013

New Vision

Incidentally, Snowden has been linked to Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange,

who is hiding (political asylum) in the Ecuador embassy in London UK.

Meanwhile, President Obama said his country was, “Going to have to make

some choices between balancing …


Last Resort for Confronting ‘Electronic Big Brother’ (Le Temps, Switzerland)

Private First Class Bradley Manning, the person behind the WikiLeaks

disclosures of decades of classified U.S. diplomatic cables. His status as

an American her, along with one-time CIA technician Edward Snowden, may be

in dispute, but not his place in …


Wikileaks Dude’s Next Release? A Single. As in a Song. – Alan Cross

By Alan Cross

Wikileaks Dude’s Next Release? A Single. As in a Song. Tweet Date Friday,

June 14, 2013 at 8:09AM. As Julian Assange whiles away the days locked in

an Ecuadorian embassy fighting extradition by everyone, he’s turned to

music. Assange …


Glenn Greenwald Should Copy Snowden’s Leak for Wikileaks to …

By Dr. Roy Schestowitz

There should be more to come from the whole PRISM/NSA-gate, but the ball is

in the court of one activist/lawyer/blogger, Glenn Greenwald.


Wikileaks – Julian Assange (2010) | 10 Notorious Leakers and How …

As security experts, law enforcement officials and the public at-large

ponders where NSA surveillance leaker James Snowden will end up next, we

look back at …

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