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WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning excelled at his job, court told

Bradley Manning, the soldier who passed a trove of secret US files to WikiLeaks, was politically outspoken but excelled in computers and did his job well, his army commanders said Wednesday. On day three of Manning’s court-martial, it became clear the prosecution will seek to prove that he was trained…

Bradley Manning trial ‘dangerous’ for civil liberties: experts

Soldier faces charge of ‘aiding the enemy’ by downloading and leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents The trial of Bradley Manning, the US soldier who leaked a trove of state secrets to WikiLeaks, could set an ominous precedent that will chill freedom of speech and turn the internet into a danger…

Ecuador’s top diplomat to visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Ecuadoran Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said he would travel to London to meet with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, living at Ecuador’s embassy for nearly a year to avoid extradition. Patino told the ECTV public television channel Wednesday that he would deliver asylum documents to Assange during the visit, his first…

Bradley Manning trial to be closed for some testimony: judge

Some testimony in the espionage trial of a US soldier who passed secret files to WikiLeaks will be held behind closed doors to safeguard classified information, a US judge ruled Tuesday. Evidence from 24 witnesses, including some US ambassadors, will be given in closed session as requested by prosecutors in…

Ecuador asks UK to back non-extradition deal for Assange

Diplomat brings up subject of WikiLeaks founder taking refuge in embassy at meeting with shadow foreign secretary Ecuadorean diplomats have raised the case of Julian Assange with the Labour party as part of attempts to lay the groundwork for a resolution of the diplomatic standoff between Britain and the South…

Pentagon forced to release documents on WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning

The US Army published dozens of documents online Wednesday in the case of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, after media outlets and other groups had criticized a lack of transparency. The move came in response to multiple Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests related to the case against Manning, who stands…

Two Anonymous members jailed over PayPal hack in London

Two computer hackers were jailed by a London court on Thursday for a series of cyber-attacks by the hacking group Anonymous that cost the US online payments giant PayPal millions of dollars. Christopher Weatherhead, a 22-year-old student, was sentenced to 18 months in jail after being found guilty last month…

Julian Assange to debut TV interview show Tuesday

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been under house arrest in Britain for 500 days, and his website is no longer a center for groundbreaking political revelations. Instead, he has now set his sights on a more traditional medium — television. Assange’s interview program, The World Tomorrow, will consist of a…

‘Kony 2012′ group confirms WikiLeaks spy allegation

The non-profit group Invisible Children has confirmed that a U.S. diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks, which claims the group fed intelligence to the Ugandan government to enable the 2009 arrest of a central resistance figure, is in fact true. “In 2009, Invisible Children was contacted by a member at the…

U.S. anti-terrorism law curbs free speech and activist work, court told

Controversy over NDAA centres on loose definition of key words, such as who are ‘associated forces’ of named terrorist groups. A group political activists and journalists has launched a legal challenge to stop an American law they say allows the US military to arrest civilians anywhere in the world and…

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