WikiLeaks

The latest news about WikiLeaks, a nonprofit organization founded by Julian Assange that has published leaked classified information from international whistleblowers, including Chelsea Manning. WikiLeaks generated a storm of controversy after Manning, a member of the U.S. military, leaked the largest number of classified documents in history. The organization worked with the British publication The Guardian to publish a redacted version of these documents, communications of the U.S. State Department, the events of which were captured in the feature-length film The Fifth Estate, directed by gay filmmaker Bill Condon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange.

Manning, the whistleblower serving a sentence in military prison, would be the first in the U.S. to undergo such surgery while incarcerated.

September 13 2016 7:52 PM Updated

A new AP investigation finds the whistle-blowing site has shared data that may endanger private citizens; founder Julian Assange calls the report "recycled news."

August 23 2016 9:48 PM

Manning will have 21 days of restrictions on recreation; the maximum penalty would have been indefinite solitary confinement.

August 18 2015 7:59 PM

'I do not believe I'll be able to survive another year or two ... without treatment,' says the trans military whistleblower, in the wake of the military's continued delays in providing transition-related medical care.

September 24 2014 4:52 PM

Manning's doctors have deemed her transition-related care medically necessary, but a new statement from the Wikileaks source says Defense Department promises are just lip service.

August 23 2014 1:33 AM

Nearly a year after her lawyer put in a request to begin hormone replacement therapy, it appears that the Department of Defense has agreed to treat Chelsea Manning.

July 18 2014 2:01 PM
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