Wikileaks Newslinks 20 June 2013

20 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

WikiLeaks Says It Is Working to Negotiate Asylum in Iceland for Snowden

New York Times

WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks activists in Iceland are discussing with government officials there the possibility of asylum for Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed hundreds of classified documents on N.S.A. …

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/20/world/europe/wikileaks-says-it-is-working-to-negotiate-asylum-in-iceland-for-snowden.html

 

WikiLeaks says Michael Hastings contacted it just before his death. Are they …

Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Hastings has certainly been in contact with WikiLeaks before. In 2012 he

wrote a profile of Julian Assange for Rolling Stone in which he asked tough

questions – but the overall tone is sympathetic. Hastings appeared

willing to accept that the US …

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/timstanley/100222652/wikileaks-says-michael-hastings-contacted-it-just-before-his-death-are-they-implying-he-was-murdered/

 

Wikileaks reaches out to Iceland to help Snowden get asylum

Firstpost

Stockholm: A WikiLeaks spokesman who claims to represent Edward Snowden has

reached out to government officials in Iceland about the potential of the

NSA leaker applying for asylum in the Nordic country, officials there said

on Wednesday. Johannes …

http://www.firstpost.com/world/wikileaks-reaches-out-to-iceland-to-help-snowden-get-asylum-888973.html

 

WikiLeaks: Michael Hastings Said FBI Was Tracking Him Hours Before His Death

Hollywood Reporter

WikiLeaks says journalist Michael Hastings, 33, killed in a fiery crash

early Tuesday morning after his Mercedes plowed into a tree near the

corners of Melrose and Highland Avenues, had contacted the organization

hours earlier to say he was the subject …

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/wikileaks-michael-hastings-said-fbi-571852

 

WikiLeaks lawyers helping Snowden in brokering asylum

USA TODAY

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that his organization is

assisting former defense contractor Edward Snowden in an attempt to broker

asylum for the 29-year-old contractor in Iceland. Assange, marking the

one-year anniversary of his stay …

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/06/19/wikileaks-assange-snowden-nsa-leak-asylum/2438923/

 

WikiLeaks helping Snowden seek asylum

Salon

On a press conference call Wednesday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told

reporters that his organizations had been in contact with the legal team

working with NSA whistle-blower Ed Snowden, attempting to broker a deal for

asylum in Iceland. Assange …

http://www.salon.com/2013/06/19/wikileaks_helping_snowden_seek_asylum/singleton/

 

Assange Says WikiLeaks Helping Snowden Get Asylum in Iceland

ABC News (blog)

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that his group has been in

touch with Edward Snowden’s legal team, the man who says he’s behind the

National Security Agency leaks. “We are in touch with Mr. Snowden’s legal

team and have been, are …

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/06/assange-says-wikileaks-helping-snowden-get-asylum-in-iceland/

 

WikiLeaks assisting Snowden asylum bid: Julian Assange

Zee News

WikiLeaks assisting Snowden asylum bid: Julian Assange Washington:

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday he had been in contact with

representatives of Edward Snowden to discuss his possible bid for asylum in

Iceland following his …

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/wikileaks-assisting-snowden-asylum-bid-julian-assange_856302.html

 

Assange Says WikiLeaks Team Aiding Snowden on Iceland Asylum

Businessweek

Julian Assange, founder and publisher of WikiLeaks, said his legal advisers

have talked with lawyers for Edward Snowden to help arrange asylum in

Iceland for the American contractor who leaked information on U.S.

electronic surveillance methods to …

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-06-19/assange-says-wikileaks-team-aiding-snowden-on-iceland-asylum

 

Assange: Wikileaks brokering asylum for Snowden

MSNBC

Edward Snowden is not alone. On Wednesday, the men behind some of the other

most notorious unauthorized leaks in the history of U.S. intelligence said

Snowden had their full support. And that wasn’t just an empty promise.

“We are in touch with Snowden …

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/06/19/assange-wikileaks-brokering-asylum-for-snowden/

 

Julian Assange hints WikiLeaks might publish next Edward Snowden revelations

Christian Science Monitor

Assange also implied that WikiLeaks may well publish future revelations

that Snowden says are forthcoming. WikiLeaks is best known for making

public vast amounts of classified information provided by US Army Pfc.

Bradley Manning, who is now in the …

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2013/0619/Julian-Assange-hints-WikiLeaks-might-publish-next-Edward-Snowden-revelations

 

Assange says WikiLeaks helping Snowden

Herald Sun

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange says he has been in contact with

representatives of Edward Snowden to discuss his possible bid for asylum in

Iceland following his disclosure of US surveillance programs. In a

conference call with reporters on Wednesday …

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/iceland-holds-informal-talks-on-snowden/story-fni0xqll-1226666588502

 

Assange: WikiLeaks helping Snowden seek Iceland as

MENAFN.COM

LONDON, Jun 20, 2013 (Menafn – UPI via COMTEX) –WikiLeaks is helping

Edward Snowden, the self-declared U.S. spy-program leaks source, broker

asylum in Iceland, anti-secrecy group founder Julian Assange said. “I feel

a great deal of personal …

http://www.menafn.com/9ee46dad-7ebb-4382-af97-ac1f21e0f2df/Assange-WikiLeaks-helping-Snowden-seek-Iceland-as?src=main

 

Assange says WikiLeaks assisting Snowden asylum bid

AFP

WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday he had been

in contact with representatives of Edward Snowden to discuss his possible

bid for asylum in Iceland following his disclosure of US surveillance

programs. In a conference call …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hEC_9aZJ-lhtr-bWqw86uXxH8L0A?docId=CNG.2e3a21c14f8788108c3b203ff06b15f5.181

 

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks Preparing More Disclosures

Mother Jones

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent the last year holed up

inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London seeking asylum from Swedish and

American authorities, held a press call today to discuss former NSA

contractor Edward Snowden and the …

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/06/assange-wikileaks-preparing-publications-touch-snowdens-legal-team?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Motherjones%2Fmojoblog+(MotherJones.com+%7C+MoJoBlog)

 

Julian Assange says WikiLeaks helping Snowden gain asylum

NBCNews.com (blog)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday said members of his

anti-secrecy website have been in contact with lawyers of alleged National

Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and are helping him seek asylum in

Iceland. Speaking to reporters …

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/19/19044713-julian-assange-says-wikileaks-helping-snowden-gain-asylum

 

WikiLeaks: Hastings Said He Was Being Investigated By FBI

CBS Local

CULVER CITY (CBSLA.com) — Questions persist following the death of

Michael Hastings Tuesday, after reports that the award-winning journalist

told WikiLeaks the government was watching him. WikiLeaks tweeted a message

to their millions of followers …

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/06/19/wikileaks-hastings-said-he-was-being-investigated-by-fbi/

 

Assange to the Rescue: Wikileaks Founder Brokering Asylum for Snowden

Daily Beast

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that he’s trying to broker

asylum in Iceland for Edward Snowden, the leaker who provided The Guardian

and The Washington Post with top-secret documents he obtained as a

contractor at the National …

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/19/assange-to-the-rescue-wikileaks-founder-brokering-asylum-for-snowden.html

 

Wikileaks’ Assange: Snowden may get political asylum in Iceland

DigitalJournal.com

Assange fears that if he obtempers the UK court order, it will make it

easier for US authorities to extradite him to the United States to face

charges associated with his Wikileaks website. Wikileaks is alleged to have

published hundreds of thousands …

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/352718

 

I am Bradley Manning: Russell Brand and Maggie Gyllenhaal front campaign …

Daily Mail

Manning’s trial is now in its third week, following three years of

pre-trial detention in conditions that have been criticised by many human

rights groups. The 25-year-old Oklahoma native has acknowledged giving

information to WikiLeaks, but said it …

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2344992/I-Bradley-Manning-Russell-Brand-Maggie-Gyllenhaal-campaign-backing-WikiLeaks-leaker.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

 

WikiLeaks Claims Michael Hastings Told Them FBI Was Investigating Him Hours …

Mediaite

Earlier today, WikiLeaks sent out a cryptic tweet that hinted they had more

information about yesterday’s tragic death of reporter Michael Hastings.

They followed through with another tweet claiming that Hastings reached out

to one of their lawyers to …

http://www.mediaite.com/online/wikileaks-claims-michael-hastings-told-them-fbi-was-investigating-him-hours-before-he-died/

 

Wikileaks representing NSA leak Edward Snowden in Iceland asylum bid: official

globalnews.ca

This June 9, 2013 photo provided by The Guardian newspaper in London shows

Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the U.S. National

Security Agency, in Hong Kong. The Guardian, File/AP Photo …

http://globalnews.ca/news/655450/wikileaks-representing-nsa-leak-edward-snowden-in-iceland-asylum-bid-official/

 

Julian Assange: Wikileaks Founder Trapped in England

Latinos Post

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, remains at the Ecuadorian embassy in

Knightsbridge, England after British and Ecuadorian officials met and were

unable to come to consensus on how to handle the journalist’s case. Assange

ended up in the embassy …

http://www.latinospost.com/articles/21737/20130619/julian-assange-wikileaks-founder-trapped-england.htm

 

Julian Assange Claims WikiLeaks Is Working With Edward Snowden’s Lawyers

Huffington Post

Speaking on the one-year anniversary of his flight to the Ecuadorian

Embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that his group has

a “common cause” with Edward Snowden and is in touch with the NSA leaker’s

lawyers to help him seek …

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/19/julian-assange-edward-snowden_n_3467588.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Movie review: ‘We Steal Secrets’ fuels WikiLeaks debate

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” is an eye-opening look at the

faces behind the organization, namely Julian Assange, who eventually

disappointed and disillusioned some, and Pfc. Bradley Manning. He is the

former U.S. Army intelligence analyst …

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movie-reviews/movie-review-we-steal-secrets-fuels-wikileaks-debate-692309/

 

WikiLeaks is helping Edward Snowden: Assange

Updated News

Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange said that his anti-secrecy group is

helping Edward Snowden the self-declared U.S. spy-program leaks source to

seek asylum in Iceland. Assange told reporters in a conference call from

Ecuador’s embassy in London.

http://updatednews.ca/2013/06/20/wikileaks-is-helping-edward-snowden-assange/

 

One Year Since Seeking Asylum from Ecuador, Julian Assange Demands …

Firedoglake

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has been living in the Ecuador

embassy in the United Kingdom for a year now, hoping to break a standoff

between Ecuador and the UK so that he could have safe passage to Ecuador.

Ecuador granted him political …

http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/06/19/one-year-since-seeking-asylum-from-ecuador-julian-assange-demands-obama-drop-investigation-into-wikileaks/

 

Is Julian Assange Pretending to Help Snowden for Publicity?

The Atlantic Wire

The two most high-profile, hiding-in-plain sight figures at Wikileaks now

claim to be helping the high-profile, on-the-lam leaker Edward Snowden on

his apparent quest to seek asylum in Iceland. But Glenn Greenwald,

Snowden’s defacto spokesperson …

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2013/06/julian-assange-wikileaks-edward-snowden/66420/

 

Judge sides with US government, Army in document dispute involving Bradley …

The Republic

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Baltimore said Wednesday she’s satisfied

for now with measures the military has taken to release documents related

to Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial in the Wikileaks case. Lawyers

for the New York-based …

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/4908ee97d2c2431b9d22fc2ffc49b42b/US-Manning-WikiLeaks-Documents

 

News Summary: Assange still in Ecuadorean Embassy

Las Vegas Sun

BACK STORY: A year ago, Julian Assange skipped out on a date with Swedish

justice. Rather than comply with a British order that he go to the

Scandinavian country for questioning about sex crimes allegations, the

WikiLeaks founder took refuge in the …

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/jun/19/wikileaks-embassy-anniversary-summary-box/

 

Assange fears US, says will stay in embassy

Stuff.co.nz

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange concedes he may spend a long time yet

holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, a year after he first claimed asylum

there. Julian Assange. REUTERS. CAPTIVITY: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

waves from a window with …

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/8817513/Assange-fears-US-says-will-stay-in-embassy

 

Julian Assange: Do reporters need asylum?

Politico

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and prominent whistleblowers Daniel

Ellsberg and Thomas Drake joined forces Wednesday to decry the Obama

administration’s handling of leaks, saying Edward Snowden is just the

latest example of a pattern of …

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/julian-assange-do-reporters-need-asylum-93061.html

 

Attorneys in Bradley Manning Trial Fight Over Tweet Authenticity

legal Insurrection (blog)

One of the key issues in the case has been the relationship between Army

Private First Class Bradley Manning and Wikileaks, and its founder Julian

Assange. Prosecutors have alleged that Manning was influenced by Wikileaks

to leak some of the …

http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/06/attorneys-in-bradley-manning-trial-fight-over-tweet-authenticity/

 

Assange just an attention seeker: Howard

The Australian

Former Labor cabinet minister Gareth Evans praised WikiLeaks for publishing

classified footage of a US airstrike from an Apache helicopter on 2007 that

killed at least 18 people, including two Reuters journalists. “That was a

classic cover up situation …

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/assange-just-an-attention-seeker-howard/story-fn3dxiwe-1226667074285

 

4 : 20 PM Julian Assange Really Wants In on this Edward Snowden Story

New York Magazine

As advocates for government transparency, the parallels between NSA leaker

Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks are obvious. The ideological similarities —

and potential for branding alliances — have not been lost on Julian

Assange, who gave a quick I told …

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/06/julian-assange-wants-in-on-edward-snowden-story.html

 

Assange to stay in Ecuador embassy even if charges are dropped

Business Standard

Assange entered the embassy last June last year when his appeal against his

extradition to Sweden for questioning was turned down. The WikiLeaks

founder has always denied the charges. Assange told journalists at the

embassy in Knightsbridge area that …

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/assange-to-stay-in-ecuador-embassy-even-if-charges-are-dropped-113061900664_1.html

 

Assange: WikiLeaks helping Snowden broker Iceland asylum | The …

By USA Today

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that his organization is

assisting former defense contractor Edward Snowden in an attempt to broker

asylum.

http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/19/assange-wikileaks-helping-snowden-broker-iceland-asylum/

 

Michael Hastings and Wikileaks — Let the conspiracy theories begin

By Mandy Nagy

I think we all know what Wikileaks is suggesting here. On the heels of

Edward Snowden’s leaks that revealed information about the NSA’s domestic

surveillance.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/06/michael-hastings-and-wikileaks-let-the-conspiracy-theories-begin/

 

Wikileaks’ Assange claims Iceland in informal talks on granting …

By noreply@allvoices.com

According to reports Wednesday, Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange has been

in touch with representatives of National Security Agency (NSA)

whistleblower Edward Snowden, with a view of helping Snowden.

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/14838027-wikileaks-assange-claims-iceland-in-informal-talks-on-granting-asylum-for-nsa-leaker-snowden

 

Celebrities proclaim ‘I am Bradley Manning’ in support of soldier on …

By Leada Gore | lgore@al.com

… asked by an all-star cast of celebrities ranging from filmmaker Oliver

Stone to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal in new videos made in support of Bradley

Manning, the Army private on trial for leaking classified material to the

website Wikileaks.

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/06/celebrities_proclaim_i_am_brad.html

 

Assange Says WikiLeaks Helping Snowden Get Asylum in Iceland …

By Carmen Cox

LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said

Wednesday that his group has been in touch with lawyers for Edward Snowden,

the man who says he’s behind the National Security Agency leaks. “We are

in …

http://abcnewsradioonline.com/world-news/assange-says-wikileaks-helping-snowden-get-asylum-in-iceland.html

 

The Progressive Mind » Michael Hastings contacted Wikileaks …

By admin

Michael Hastings contacted Wikileaks lawyer hours before death claiming FBI

were investigating him – Hastings Turns A Mercedes C250 Into A “Bomb” –

12160. Web goes wild after NSA, CIA reporter killed in crash. “It sounded

like a bomb …

http://www.theprogressivemind.info/?p=99566

 

Wikileaks Trial Shifting To Afghan War Video – Huffington Post

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The court-martial of a U.S. Army private who gave

troves of classified material to the website WikiLeaks is shifting in its

second week …

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/10/wikileaks-trial-shifting-afghan-war-video_n_3414006.html

 

Michael Hastings contacted WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson …

WikiLeaks just threw some gasoline onto the conspiracy fire. On Wednesday

night, they Tweeted: Michael Hastings contacted WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer.

http://topinfopost.com/2013/06/20/michael-hastings-contacted-wikileaks-lawyer-jennifer-robinson-just-a-few-hours-before-he-died

 

Trial of WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning resumes as new …

Legal experts closely following both cases said they were shocked to find

out young, low-ranking people had such access to powerful government

secrets.

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/06/trial_of_wikileaks_source_pfc.html

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