When he was an attorney and U.S. senator, Barack Obama established a record of pushing for stronger protections for whistleblowers – generally defined as someone who tells the public or someone in authority about alleged improper or illegal activity
The former CIA analyst who went public with the US government’s torturing of suspected terrorists has suffered a major setback this week in his attempt to avoid imprisonment amid a federal witch-hunt targeting whistleblowers.
Britain behaved like it was still an empire in its threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy and arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Ecuadoran ambassador to London said in an interview.
“To this day, not ONE single WikiLeaks staff are charged or incarcerated. However, Anonymous has 14 indicted (facing 15 years) for online protests defending WikiLeaks – and one (Jeremy Hammond) in prison and facing 20 years for
Don Harvel thought he was cruising to a well-deserved retirement after 35 years flying cargo planes for the U.S. Air Force.
In a rambling speech to a United Nations panel on Tuesday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on the U.S. to stop “persecuting” WikiLeaks and alleged leaker Bradley Manning.
Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, threatened to sue the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in the United States if they broadcast the documentary, WikiLeaks: Secrets and Lies, earlier this year.
"I could go through a lengthy catalogue of problems with Benton. The grassroots folks already know a lot of them, so there’s probably no need. What’s done is done."
The Internal Revenue Service has awarded an ex-banker $104 million for providing information about overseas tax cheats
The IRS has awarded the largest whistleblower award in history — $104 million — to a former UBS banker who gave information that helped expose a $20 billion offshore banking scheme, the whistleblower’s lawyers said Tuesday.
But when the tussle over Mr. Assange turned into a fight pitting tiny Ecuador against a powerful and imperious Britain, many in this politically divided country rallied around him.
Manning’s civilian lawyer David Coombs told a pre-trial hearing that 84 emails were released to the defense team in July last year, before it emerged that 1,290 other messages had not been passed on to him. The government “chose to let these email
Hactivist group Anonymous claims to have taken down the websites of Interpol and a British police force as part of a campaign calling for the freedom of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Ecuador says Britain has withdrawn a threat to raid its embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - easing tensions between the two nations in their ongoing diplomatic standoff.
A confidential document photographed by Britain's Press Association news agency lays out Scotland Yard's simple strategy for dealing with Julian Assange should he ever try to leave Ecuador's Embassy in London.
Ecuador is ready to negotiate over the fate of Julian Assange if Britain withdraws a threat to raid its embassy in London where the WikiLeaks founder has sought refuge, President Rafael Correa said on Tuesday.
Assange, founder of Wikileaks, sought political asylum two months ago in Ecuador’s London Embassy to escape Britain’s attempts to deport him to Sweden.
Ecuador is pressing for a deal that offers justice to Assange's accusers – and essential protection for whistleblowers
Rafael Correa warned such a provocative precedent would leave British embassies across the world facing similar “violating” moves by foreign governments.
The United States denied Julian Assange’s “wild assertions” that it has launched a witch-hunt for the WikiLeaks founder.. The US had nothing to do with efforts by Britain to extradite Assange, who is wanted for questioning by
Standing on a first-floor balcony of the Ecuador embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the United States must “renounce its witchhunt against WikiLeaks.”
"The United States must pledge before the world that it will not pursue journalists for shining a light on the secret crimes of the powerful." The USA was facing a choice between re-affirming the "revolutionary values it was founded on" or
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has made an admirable habit of enraging western governments over the last few years, particularly the United States.
Declassified diplomatic cables from Australia’s embassy in Washington DC, obtained through freedom of information requests reveal Australian officials have begun laying the groundwork for the USA to pursue charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Ass
Ecuador's foreign minister announced on Thursday that the country would grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, defying threats by the British government to storm the Ecuadorean Embassy and extradite Assange to Sweden....
Ecuador has granted asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange two months after he took refuge in its London embassy while fighting extradition from the UK.
The diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange escalated after Britain threatened to raid Ecuador's embassy in London if Quito did not hand over Assange, who has been taking refuge there for two months.
The WikiLeaks founder took refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London on June 19 after losing his appeal against extradition to Sweden where he is wanted over allegations of sexual offenses. After formally applying for political asylum, a decision wa
"I saw evil and corruption everywhere in the Church," Gabriele said, explaining he felt the pope was not sufficiently informed. "I was sure that a shock, perhaps by using the media, could be a healthy thing to bring the Church back on the right track