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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.

The indictment against Stone links Donald Trump's presidential campaign to WikiLeaks' efforts against Hillary Clinton.

January 25 2019 2:42 PM

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
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