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#Wikileaks

# wikileaks - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:07 AM 19,395 Views 194 Comments

NSA whistleblower and fugitive Edward Snowden has asked for asylum in 20 countries. Should Ireland grant it?

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations
# Leaks
# Leaks

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:39 AM 14,270 Views 148 Comments

The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.

# wikileaks - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,187 Views 54 Comments

Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.

# wikileaks - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'
# Asylum Bid
# Asylum Bid

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'

Jun 27th 2013, 4:11 PM 6,896 Views 28 Comments

Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.

# wikileaks - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Putin won't extradite Snowden who's in the transit area at Moscow airport
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

Putin won't extradite Snowden who's in the transit area at Moscow airport

Jun 25th 2013, 4:15 PM 10,901 Views 48 Comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the sooner Snowden selected his final destination the better for all.

# wikileaks - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Edward Snowden to follow Julian Assange to Ecuadoran shelter?
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Edward Snowden to follow Julian Assange to Ecuadoran shelter?

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 8,731 Views 46 Comments

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister says it has received a formal request for asylum.

# wikileaks - Sunday 5 May, 2013

American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey'
# Whiskeyleaks
# Whiskeyleaks

American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey'

May 5th 2013, 8:45 AM 15,304 Views 32 Comments

The things you find in Wikileaks

# wikileaks - Monday 29 April, 2013

Mystery over ‘hijacking incident at Dublin Airport’ 37 years ago
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Mystery over ‘hijacking incident at Dublin Airport’ 37 years ago

Apr 29th 2013, 7:20 AM 33,863 Views 42 Comments

A Wikileaks cable contains limited information about an apparent hijacking incident at Dublin Airport in December 1976 but there are few other details about the event.

# wikileaks - Thursday 18 April, 2013

US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973

Apr 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,626 Views 13 Comments

In a confidential wire leaked by Wikileak, then US Ambassador to Ireland John DJ Moore spoke about the country’s reluctance to take a lead role in the European Community.

# wikileaks - Monday 15 April, 2013

Ireland got a ‘B’ grade for its last European presidency
# Report Card
# Report Card

Ireland got a ‘B’ grade for its last European presidency

Apr 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,361 Views 10 Comments

The US said it would give Ireland a “tentative B” for its 2004 presidency of the European Union.

# wikileaks - Sunday 14 April, 2013

US doubted non-political role of Irish president after Hillery election
# Accidental President
# Accidental President

US doubted non-political role of Irish president after Hillery election

Apr 14th 2013, 8:30 AM 8,906 Views 5 Comments

The American embassy here also believed the politician was “not enthusiastic” about the job.

# wikileaks - Saturday 13 April, 2013

'Desperate' Ireland wanted Britain to send NATO troops to Northern Ireland
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Desperate' Ireland wanted Britain to send NATO troops to Northern Ireland

Apr 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,203 Views 39 Comments

A Wikileaks cable reveals that Garret FitzGerald asked the United States not to oppose any British reassignment of troops.

# wikileaks - Monday 8 April, 2013

US saw 'a dollop of complacency' in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists
# Dermot Ahern
# Dermot Ahern

US saw 'a dollop of complacency' in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists

Apr 8th 2013, 8:35 PM 14,585 Views 58 Comments

The latest Wikileaks cables highlight American concerns.

# wikileaks - Friday 1 March, 2013

Wikileaks source Bradley Manning pleads guilty to 10 charges
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Wikileaks source Bradley Manning pleads guilty to 10 charges

Mar 1st 2013, 9:44 AM 5,271 Views 72 Comments

The US Army Private now faces up to 20 years in prison.

# wikileaks - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

US army forced to release WikiLeaks case documents
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

US army forced to release WikiLeaks case documents

Feb 27th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,947 Views 22 Comments

The US army has published dozens of documents in the case of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, after media outlets and other groups had criticised a lack of transparency.

# wikileaks - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'
# Australia
# Australia

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'

Jan 30th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,733 Views 43 Comments

The Wikileaks founder intends to run in the September poll even though he is currently holed-up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

# wikileaks - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012
# Odd Couples
From The Daily Edge
# Odd Couples

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

Dec 25th 2012, 6:30 PM 13,286 Views 5 Comments

From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.

# wikileaks - Friday 30 November, 2012

Assange defends WikiLeaks two years after 'cablegate'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange defends WikiLeaks two years after 'cablegate'

Nov 30th 2012, 10:04 PM 5,557 Views 13 Comments

Julian Assange has vowed to keep exposing secret documents and defended his controversial website Wikileaks.

WikiLeaks suspect tells court of his despair in 'cage'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

WikiLeaks suspect tells court of his despair in 'cage'

Nov 30th 2012, 8:36 AM 5,127 Views 32 Comments

Bradley Manning is charged with aiding the enemy by causing hundreds of thousands of classified documents to be published on the secret-sharing website WikiLeaks.

# wikileaks - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Julian Assange has 'lung condition' says Ecuadorian embassy
# Assange
# Assange

Julian Assange has 'lung condition' says Ecuadorian embassy

Nov 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 5,481 Views 27 Comments

The Wikileaks founder is unwell according to Ecuador’s ambassador to London. Assange has spent the past five months holed-up in the London embassy.

# wikileaks - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Unlikely Celebrity Meeting of the Day: Lady Gaga and Julian Assange
# Odd Couple
From The Daily Edge
# Odd Couple

Unlikely Celebrity Meeting of the Day: Lady Gaga and Julian Assange

Oct 9th 2012, 4:52 PM 8,311 Views 36 Comments

Over to you: what do you think the two of them talked about?

# wikileaks - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

# wikileaks - Monday 27 August, 2012

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places

Aug 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,424 Views 26 Comments

Correa said the alleged actions against the WikiLeaks founder were ‘not crimes in 90 to 95 per cent of the world’ but they had played no part in Quito’s decision to grant Assange asylum.

# wikileaks - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case
# Assange
# Assange

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case

Aug 26th 2012, 1:54 PM 2,701 Views 11 Comments

President Rafael Correa says the two countries are returning to dialogue over controversy surrounding the WikiLeaks founder.

# wikileaks - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Ecuador says attempts to storm embassy 'would be suicide'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador says attempts to storm embassy 'would be suicide'

Aug 21st 2012, 8:39 AM 6,031 Views 50 Comments

The people of Ecuador have rallied behind president Rafael Correa after he granted political asylum to Julian Assange.

# wikileaks - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Assange calls on US to drop 'witch-hunt against WikiLeaks'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange calls on US to drop 'witch-hunt against WikiLeaks'

Aug 19th 2012, 2:54 PM 6,781 Views 58 Comments

Speaking from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the WikiLeaks founder describes Bradley Manning as “a hero and an example”.

Assange to make public statement from Ecuadorian embassy
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

Assange to make public statement from Ecuadorian embassy

Aug 19th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,803 Views 52 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder will face arrest if he steps outside – and may make a public statement from a ground floor window.

# wikileaks - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Assange faces boredom and stress as embassy standoff continues
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange faces boredom and stress as embassy standoff continues

Aug 18th 2012, 2:38 PM 6,731 Views 28 Comments

Visitors who have been to see Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy say he’s upbeat, but living very modestly.

# wikileaks - Friday 17 August, 2012

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?

Aug 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 9,445 Views 161 Comments

The UK says it has an obligation to extradite Assange to Sweden – but opponents claim he is being persecuted for political reasons. What do you think?

# wikileaks - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

Aug 16th 2012, 2:14 PM 7,402 Views 122 Comments

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

Wikileaks, Ecuador condemn 'UK threat to storm' embassy for Assange
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Wikileaks, Ecuador condemn 'UK threat to storm' embassy for Assange

Aug 16th 2012, 8:28 AM 4,072 Views 37 Comments

The Wikileaks founder continues in his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden.

# wikileaks - Monday 16 July, 2012

Bradley Manning trial: Lawyers ask court to drop 'break-in' charge
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Bradley Manning trial: Lawyers ask court to drop 'break-in' charge

Jul 16th 2012, 7:07 PM 4,486 Views 5 Comments

Attorneys at Manning’s military pre-trial hearings say the US Army Private had permission to read the ‘Cablegate’ files.

# wikileaks - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Wikileaks publishes "embarrassing" Syria Files
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Wikileaks publishes "embarrassing" Syria Files

Jul 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 6,274 Views 10 Comments

They include more than two million emails from Syrian political figures, ministries and associated companies.