Published on Saturday, July 04, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Just days after Brazil President Dilma Rousseff’s official working visit to the United States, during which she and President Barack Obama issued a joint communique affirming their “mutual respect and trust,” WikiLeaks and The Intercept on Saturday, July 4 published a “top secret U.S. National Security Agency […]
Published on Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Common Dreams by Sarah Lazare, staff writer Newly leaked classified documents show that the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, if it goes through as written, will dramatically expand the power of corporations to use closed-door tribunals to challenge—and supersede—domestic laws, including environmental, labor, and public health, and other protections. The tribunals, made infamous […]
Published on Monday, January 26, 2015 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer In what non-profit media organization Wikileaks is calling a “horrifying precedent for press freedoms,” internet giant Google has confirmed it complied with a request by the U.S. government to hand over the complete content and data attached to email accounts belonging to three Wikileaks staffers […]
The pro-transparency group WikiLeaks has released the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement, TISA, a trade agreement covering 50 countries and more than 68 percent of world trade in service. Until now, the draft has been classified to keep it clandestine, not only during the negotiations, but also for five years post-enactment. […]
‘No entity, including the NSA, should be permitted to act against journalists with impunity,’ says publisher Julian Assange
Wikileaks puts out two new documents showing “great pressure” to bend other countries to corporate-friendly trade pact
Army whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday.
Manning ultimately leaked hundreds of thousands of frontline military reports from Iraq and Afghanistan and diplomatic cables to the WikiLeaks
Manning accepted as a “stipulation of fact” that the government has evidence that Osama Bin Laden had taken a “close personal interest” in the WikiLeaks materials.