Daniel Ellsberg revealed last December that he had been the WikiLeaks “backup” for releasing the documents that were eventually published in 2010. Binoy Kampmark reports on his conversion to whistleblower and support for Julian Assange.
Italian artist Davide Dormino’s life-sized bronze sculptures of Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden invite the public to show solidarity with whistleblowers. Peter Boyle reports.
The campaign to free Julian Assange is about our most precious human right: to be free, writes John Pilger.
There was a big turnout for the fifth hearing of the Belmarsh Tribunal into the persecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Peter Boyle reports.
Former United States soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Manning was freed from prison on March 12, after having served nearly 10 months for refusing to testify before a grand jury set up to investigate WikiLeaks, writes Kerry Smith.
Washington wants Assange extradited to the US to be tried on the charge of helping Chelsea Manning hack a government computer in 2010.
Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier who blew the whistle on United States war crimes and spent four years in an army stockade, is back in prison because she refuses to join a bipartisan campaign against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, writes Barry Sheppard.
Banned from entering Australia by the federal government, former United States intelligence analyst turned whistleblower Chelsea Manning instead delivered her message of hope to audiences in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane via video link.
The Australian immigration department denied Manning a visa on the basis of failing “the character test”, citing as grounds the time she spent in jail for leaking documents that exposed US war crimes in Iraq.
Events over the last few weeks have revealed just how politicised Australia’s immigration policy has become.
Former US intelligence analyst turned whistle-blower and activist Chelsea Manning will speak via satellite from Auckland to audiences in Melbourne and Brisbane, following the Australian government's refusal to issue her with a visa on character grounds.
A day before whistleblower Chelsea Manning's release from military prison on May 17 after seven years behind bars, WikiLeaks announced it had set up a "Welcome Home Manning" fund and asked people to donate Bitcoin’s in support of the soldier imprisoned for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military documents.
Manning walked free from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, after former US President Barack Obama granted her clemency in January, saying she had taken responsibility for her crime and her sentence was disproportionate to those received by other whistleblowers.
Chelsea Manning, the US army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking military and diplomatic intelligence, will be freed in May after President Barack Obama announced that he has commuted the remaining prison sentence.
Manning tried to commit suicide last year and, as the only transgender woman incarcerated at the all-male Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, Obama's decision could save her from an uncertain future.
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