Chelsea Manning Faces Contempt Charge After Refusal to Answer Grand Jury Questions

Chelsea Manning Faces Contempt Charge After Refusal to Answer Grand Jury Questions By Julia Conley (CD) – Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning expressed no regrets Thursday when she revealed that she faces a contempt hearing— and possible jail time—after declining to answer a grand jury’s questions. Manning appeared before a grand jury Wednesday after being subpoenaed, apparently to discuss her 2010 disclosure of government and military documents about the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to WikiLeaks. The subpoena came about three months after federal prosecutors in Virginia’s Eastern District, where the former Army intelligence…

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Julian Assange Sues Trump Administration To Reveal Charges Against Him; WikiLeaks Associates Being Interrogated

Julian Assange Sues Trump Administration To Reveal Charges Against Him; WikiLeaks Associates Being Interrogated By Aaron Kesel Last year in November the U.S. accidentally revealed sealed charges it had against WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange. Now Assange and his lawyers are suing to find out what those “sealed charges” are pertaining to, The Guardian reported. Lawyers for Julian Assange have filed an urgent application to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Washington D.C., to demand the Trump Administration unseal the charges it has secretly filed against Assange.…

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State Secrets and the National Security State

State Secrets and the National Security State By Jacob G. Hornberger Inadvertently released federal documents reveal that U.S. officials have apparently secured a secret indictment against Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks who released secret information about the internal workings of the U.S. national-security establishment. In any nation whose government is founded on the concept of a national-security state, that is a cardinal sin, one akin to treason and meriting severe punishment. Mind you, Assange isn’t being charged with lying or releasing false or fraudulent information about the U.S. national-security…

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Mother Of Detained Journalist Julian Assange And WikiLeaks Call On Journalists And Supporters To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve

Mother Of Detained Journalist Julian Assange And WikiLeaks Call On Journalists And Supporters To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve By Aaron Kesel Recently, WikiLeaks highlighted that its founder and former editor Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained 8+ years without charge by the UK Govt (6+ years within the Ecuador Embassy in London where he was granted asylum from U.S. threats) and 2 years house arrest, despite two UN rulings stating he should be allowed to walk free. The mother of Julian Assange, Christine, and WikiLeaks are calling…

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Christine Assange And Unity4J Call On Activists To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve To Celebrate Press Freedom And #FreeAssange

Christine Assange And Unity4J Call On Activists To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve To Celebrate Press Freedom And #FreeAssange By Aaron Kesel Recently, WikiLeaks highlighted it has now been 9 years since its founder and former editor Julian Assange has been imprisoned in arbitrary detention without charge despite two UN rulings stating he should be allowed to walk free. Today, Julian Assange’s mother Christine and WikiLeaks are calling on activists in New York City to flood the streets of Times Square — #BootsOnTheGround4Julian — in protest for…

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WikiLeaks Releases U.S. Embassy Shopping List, Further Exposing Surveillance By The Special Collection Service

WikiLeaks Releases U.S. Embassy Shopping List, Further Exposing Surveillance By The Special Collection Service By Aaron Kesel The international whistleblowing organization, WikiLeaks, has published a Christmas-themed searchable database of more than 16,000 acquisition requests posted by United States embassies around the world for various job listings, revealing covert activities like spying. RELEASE: The US Embassy Shopping List: 16,000 procurement requests posted by US embassies around the world.https://t.co/LN4MjTiHvS Search the documents:https://t.co/ecyLrZrJQD pic.twitter.com/lOKXpp7uLl — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 21, 2018 All U.S. embassies post requests for quotations and job listings on their websites when they…

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Examined By Doctors As MSM And Democrats Push Fake News Story On Meeting With Paul Manafort

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Examined By Doctors As MSM And Democrats Push Fake News Story On Meeting With Paul Manafort By Aaron Kesel WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange underwent a series of medical exams, Ecuador’s top attorney Inigo Salvador said. Salvador told reporters Ecuador did not have access to the results of the tests as doctors are forbidden from sharing patient information in the UK. A lawyer for Assange stated he did not know the results of the medical tests, while further calling on Ecuador to produce documentation proving…

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Unity4J To Mark 9 Years Since Julian Assange Has Been Arbitrarily Detained Without Charge, As Ecuador Continues Trying To Force Him Out The Embassy

Unity4J To Mark 9 Years Since Julian Assange Has Been Arbitrarily Detained Without Charge, As Ecuador Continues Trying To Force Him Out The Embassy By Aaron Kesel Ecuador’s President, Lenín Moreno, is continuing to try and force WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the embassy where he has stayed now for 9 years in arbitrary detention without charge despite two UN rulings stating he should be freed.  Meanwhile, activists are planning to honor Assange in a specially planned live stream of Unity4J, echoing calls for his freedom and safe passage.…

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U.S. Government Accidentally Exposes Sealed Charges Against WikiLeaks and its Founder Julian Assange In Copy-Paste Error

U.S. Government Accidentally Exposes Sealed Charges Against WikiLeaks and its Founder Julian Assange In Copy-Paste Error By Aaron Kesel The U.S. Department of Justice just accidentally revealed that it has had sealed charges against WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange in a botched filing on another case. SCOOP: US Department of Justice “accidentally” reveals existence of sealed charges (or a draft for them) against WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange in apparent cut-and-paste error in an unrelated case also at the Eastern District of Virginia. https://t.co/wrjlAbXk5Z pic.twitter.com/4UlB0c1SAX — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) November 16, 2018 The…

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WikiLeaks: Julian Assange Sues Ecuador For Violating “Fundamental Rights And Freedoms”

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange Sues Ecuador For Violating “Fundamental Rights And Freedoms” By Aaron Kesel Lawyers for Julian Assange are suing Ecuador, accusing the government of violating Assange’s “fundamental rights and freedoms.” Statement: WikiLeaks publisher @JulianAssange launches case against his continued gagging, duress https://t.co/uVQbYRlth1 pic.twitter.com/dOuX6r8Hu4 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 19, 2018 This comes after Ecuador cut off communications with the WikiLeaks founder for months. Assange has been barred up inside Ecuador’s London embassy for more than six years. Last week the country promised to restore his connection while issuing Assange a set…

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