Wikileaks Newslinks 23 June 2013

23 June 2013 —


WikiLeaks’ Assange urges support for Snowden, slams Obama ‘betrayal’


London (CNN) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urged the world Saturday to “stand with” Edward Snowden, the man who admitted leaking top-secret details about U.S. surveillance programs, according to the text of a speech posted on Twitter.


WikiLeaks helps move Snowden

Sydney Morning Herald

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange on Sunday confirmed his organisation’s

involvement in Mr Snowden’s sudden departure from Hong Kong ahead of US

government efforts to secure his extradition on espionage and other charges

arising from the leak of …


Wikileaks’ Julian Assange: Edward Snowden spy charge a bully tactic

Herald Sun

THE United States has charged leaker Edward Snowden with espionage in an

attempt to bully other countries into abandoning him, WikiLeaks founder

Julian Assange says. US authorities have filed espionage charges against

rogue intelligence technician …


Wikileaks says helped Snowden find ‘political asylum in a democratic country’


HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Wikileaks anti-secrecy website said on Sunday it

helped a former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, charged

by the United States with espionage, to leave Hong Kong and find “political

asylum in a democratic …


WikiLeaks says it will give Snowden update later on Sunday

Straits Times

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks expects to issue an update on its role in

helping former United States spy agency contractor Edward Snowden to leave

Hong Kong by 1pm Greenwich Mean Time (9pm Singapore time) on Sunday, a

spokesman said.


Wikileaks’ Julian Assange Blasts Obama Over NSA Case

The Root

On Saturday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke out against President

Obama in a speech released on Twitter, saying the POTUS betrayed Edward

Snowden, the man behind the NSA leaks. CNN reports Snowden was recently

charged with espionage …


Assange Calls For Countries To Offer Edward Snowden Asylum

Huffington Post UK

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has called for countries to step forward

to offer asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Australian – who

has himself been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for over a

year to avoid extradition to …


Google Handed Over Emails of Wikileaks Volunteers to US Government


After receiving secret court orders, Google handed over data from the Gmail

accounts of two former Wikileaks volunteers to the U.S. government. The

orders, revealed on Friday by the two targets, are a snapshot of the

rumored federal grand jury …


Julian Assange – Wikileaks Speaks Up for Snowden-PRISM Leaks

Guardian Express

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, appealed to the world on Saturday to

support Edward Snowden, the technician who released classified information

regarding U.S. national security programs. Assange pleading for a “brave

country” to come forward offer …


WikiLeaks helps Snowden’s asylum in ‘democratic country’

The West Australian

LONDON (AFP) – Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks said Sunday it had helped

former US intelligence operative Edward Snowden secure political asylum in

a “democratic country” after reports that he had left Hong Kong for Russia.

“WikiLeaks has assisted …


Assange: “Wikileaks 1 Year On, Snowden, Manning and More”

Axis of Logic

It has now been a year since I entered this embassy and sought refuge from

persecution. As a result of that decision, I have been able to work in

relative safety from a US espionage investigation. But today, Edward

Snowden’s ordeal is just beginning.


‘We Steal Secrets’ is a cyberthriller, sure – but with WikiLeaks’ real-world …

Arizona Daily Star

A real-life cyberthriller with real-life consequences, Alex Gibney’s “We

Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” is a riveting and revelatory

documentary that plays out on the ground in Melbourne, London, Baghdad,

Stockholm, Reykjavík, and Washington …—but/article_7fe1c310-5750-5e0d-bfae-5fa77881c424.html


Google handed over years of e-mails belonging to WikiLeaks chatroom admin

Ars Technica

Two Icelandic activists with previous connections to WikiLeaks announced

Friday that earlier in the week they had received newly unsealed court

orders provided by Google. Those orders described that Google searched and

seized data from their Gmail …


As Edward Snowden Is Hunted, Wikileaks Founder Praises His ‘Service To …

Crabby Golightly

As Edward Snowden Is Hunted, Wikileaks Founder Praises His ‘Service To


STATEMENT TODAY calling on the world’s people to “Step forward and stand

with …


Julian Assange Urges World to Stand With Whistleblower Snowden

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has urged the world to “stand with

Snowden” just hours after the former intelligence contractor was charged

with espionage by the US government for leaking details of a secret web

surveillance programme. Assange, who …


Assange stays put in embassy. Carries on with his work.

Axis of Logic

Political asylum was the only choice afforded him in the face of the

Washington mob’s intention to persecute him for revealing their dark

secrets of a hidden world through Wikileaks. The clumsy, false charges

against him for sexual misconduct in Sweden …


Icelandic businessman readies plane to fly Snowden to asylum


BEIJING, June 23 (Xinhuanet) — An Icelandic businessman linked to the

anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says he has prepared a private plane to take

Edward Snowden to Iceland. The businessman is head of the company DataCell,

which processed payments …


Support NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, says Julian Assange

The Guardian

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has called on the world to “step

forward and stand with” Edward Snowden, after the NSA whistleblower was

charged with espionage by US federal prosecutors. According to a statement

on the WikiLeaks website, …


Assange slams Snowden charges ‘intimidation of sympathizing countries’


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said that the Obama administration

charging NSA leaker and requesting his arrest is a move to “intimidate

any country” that may wish to protect Edward Snowden. “The charging of

Edward Snowden is intended to …


Edward Snowden Charged With Espionage

Sky News

As a provisional arrest warrant was issued and Hong Kong authorities asked

to detain him, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange jumped to his defence in a

statement circulated online. US prosecutors have filed a criminal

complaint, charging Mr Snowden with …


Snowden charge ‘intimidation’: Assange

Herald Sun

But WikiLeaks said via Twitter the appearance was postponed “due to a

security situation” and instead released a copy of the speech. Police

weren’t commenting and a response was being sought from the Ecuadorean

embassy. In the speech Assange says …


Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow: live updates

The Guardian

Other possible destinations touted so far include Ecuador – which would

tie in with a Wikileaks link, given Julian Assange’s year-long sojourn

inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London – and even Havana. But it’s safe

to say we don’t know yet. 10.08am BST.


A look at books on whistle-blowing

Meanwhile, the Bradley Manning trial pushes on, as the public debates

whether this soldier rightly or traitorously gave classified documents to

WikiLeaks. Not so long ago, Snowden and Manning might have been more

uniformly judged snitches or rats.


Whistle-blower update: US seeks Snowden extradition; WikiLeaker’s Gmail …


U.S. asks Hong Kong to extradite PRISM leaker Edward Snowden; Snowden says

U.S. has been hacking Chinese cell-phone carriers; a WikiLeaks volunteer

had his Gmail account searched; and more. Edward Moyer. by Edward Moyer.

June 22, 2013 3:05 …


America’s most wanted man

Khaleej Times

He is cognizant of the quandary WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is

currently in, so why did whistleblower Edward Snowden decide to reveal his

identity? It’s a question that can spawn a lengthy debate — after all,

why would a perfectly intelligent man …


Assange: Snowden’s ‘ordeal’ just beginning’

The Hill (blog)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is calling former contractor Edward

Snowden, who has admitted to leaking information on classified National

Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs, part of a “generation that

Barack Obama betrayed.” According to a …


Julian Assange: Is he the Messiah of Truth and Transparency or a lying bore …

Daily Mail

Included in Gibney’s film is footage from one of the military videos

WikiLeaks released, showing a massacre in Baghdad in which an Apache

helicopter crew shot dead 11 Iraqis and wounded two children. Worse than

the fact that the crew misidentified the …


Roundup Ready religion: The Vatican and GMOs

A 2009 WikiLeaks cable from the US embassy in the Holy See reports that

“Vatican officials remain largely supportive of genetically modified

crops as a vehicle for protecting the environment while feeding the hungry,

but – at least for now – are …


PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong

Digital Spy

WikiLeaks has since tweeted to say that it “assisted Mr Snowden’s political

asylum in a democratic country, travel papers and safe exit from Hong

Kong”. FLASH: Mr. Snowden is currently over Russian airspace accompanied by

WikiLeaks legal advisors.


Snowden flying to Caracas via Moscow

Khaleej Times

In a post on its Twitter feed, WikiLeaks said Snowden was “accompanied by

WikiLeaks legal advisors” on his flight from Hong Kong, which had refused

to act on a US arrest warrant for the former contractor. A source working

for Aeroflot was quoted by …


I am Bradley Manning (video)

AMERICAblog (blog)

Bradley-Manning. A quick summary of what Manning did: Bradley Edward

Manning (born December 17, 1987) is a United States Army soldier who was

arrested in May 2010 in Iraq on suspicion of having passed classified

material to the website WikiLeaks.


Snowden leaves Hong Kong, reportedly bound for Russia

Bangkok Post

Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks says it has helped former US intelligence

operative Edward Snowden secure political asylum in a “democratic country”

after reports that he had left Hong Kong for Russia. Confirming his

departure, the Hong Kong …


Letters: Snowden fallout

Los Angeles Times

Deliberately exposing secret material makes him, like Wikileaks founder

Julian Assange, blind to the treasonous nature and possible consequences of

his actions. A 29-year-old computer nerd is not qualified to be a

self-appointed broker of the …,0,3416970.story


NSA Leaker Leaves Hong Kong, Local Officials Say

New York Times

Wikileaks, the organization that released extensive classified American

diplomatic communications three years ago, said in a statement on its

Twitter feed that it had “assisted Mr. Snowden’s political asylum in a

democratic country, travel papers” and …


Hong Kong lets Snowden leave, with Cuba among possible destinations

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said last week he would not leave the

sanctuary of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London even if Sweden stopped

pursuing sexual assault claims against him because he feared arrest on the

orders of the United States.,_with_Cuba_among_possible_destinations.html?cid=36239148


‘Offer Snowden asylum,’ Assange appeals

The Times (subscription)

The Wikileaks founder, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in

London for more than a year claiming to be dodging eventual extradition to

the United States, said that Mr Snowden’s “ordeal is just beginning”.

Mr Snowden, a former contractor …


Upgrade your geek with Dwight Silverman

Houston Chronicle

In WikiLeaks Probe, Feds Used a Secret Search Warrant to Get Volunteer’s

Gmail – A volunteer who helped administer the WikiLeaks chat room was

targeted. • FAA group to support use of mobile devices during takeoff,

landing – The study group will make …


NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden: The long extradition battle begins

The Independent

WikiLeaks figures have been involved in approaches to the Reykjavik

government. An Icelandic businessman linked to WikiLeaks said on Thursday

that he had readied a private plane in China to fly Mr Snowden there if

Iceland’s government would grant …


Snowden leaves Hong Kong


The WikiLeaks anti-secrecy website said it helped Snowden find “political

asylum in a democratic country”. It did not elaborate, other than to say

Snowden was “currently over Russian airspace” with WikiLeaks legal

advisers. The 30-year-old faces …


Edward Snowden: Shooting the messenger?

Perhaps he was mindful of the fate of Bradley Manning, who faces life in

prison for releasing thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. But

while Snowden may have outrun the long arm of the law, he could not avoid

trial by media. Snowden has been …


NSA leaker Snowden on flight to ‘third country’ via Moscow with …


Whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks has rallied behind Snowden and said

they are assisting him in his bid for political asylum in a “democratic

country.” The group announced on Twitter that they helped obtain

“travel documents” and …


Alien Disclosure 2013 : New Wikileaks Cable “Confirms …

By (UFO Blogger)

A new Wikileaks cable has emerged which discusses the acknowledgement of

Extra Terrestrial life. This cable is a message sent on January 15, 2010

from an Afghan Embassy to Washington DC. According to cable, On January 13

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By purplemer


¶2. (SBU) On January 13 Ambassador called on Dushanbe Mayor and. Chairman

of the upper house of Parliament Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloev


WikiLeaks says to give Snowden update later on Sunday …

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks expects to issue an update on its role in

helping former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden to leave Hong Kong

by …,0,366801.story

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