Assange fumes as Australia tells him to 'man up'

2014-07-17 10:39

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has reacted angrily after Australia's attorney-general said he should be "man enough" to face Swedish sexual assault allegations.

Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

2014-04-23 22:29

A judge has granted a request to formally change the name of Bradley Edward Manning, convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

Manning's conviction, 35-year sentence upheld

2014-04-14 21:04

An Army general is upholding Private Chelsea Manning's conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified US government information to WikiLeaks.

Manning seeks formal name change to Chelsea

2014-03-20 11:44

The Army private who was tried and convicted as Bradley Edward Manning for leaking US secrets to WikiLeaks is petitioning a Kansas court for a name change, to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

'Aussie Taliban' vows to fight terror conviction

2013-11-06 14:52

David Hicks, once dubbed the "Aussie Taliban" after spending more than five years at Guantanamo Bay, has vowed to clear his name after filing an appeal against his conviction.

Snowden: surveillance making us less safe

2013-10-12 22:13

Edward Snowden says the mass surveillance program is making people less safe.

Lawyer: Manning's gender issues being assessed

2013-09-25 22:20

The lawyer who defended Army Private Chelsea Manning has said that his client is being thoroughly assessed at a military prison for gender identity disorder.

Assange claims US spied on him in Germany

2013-09-04 13:02

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed charges in Germany claiming a US Marines intelligence officer spied on him during a Berlin computer conference four years ago, media reports say.

Assange's WikiLeaks party in turmoil

2013-08-28 10:00

Former WikiLeaks Party candidate Leslie Cannold says she would sit as an independent if she were elected to Australia's parliament in the September 7 ballot.

The wrong direction

2013-08-23 10:11

If only the US spent half the energy dealing with what Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning revealed, instead of abusing and prosecuting her, writes Simon Williamson.

Snowden blamed for Wikileaks Party chaos

2013-08-22 09:04

Julian Assange has taken responsibility for the resignation of a key candidate from his WikiLeaks Party, blaming his focus on Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning.

Bradley Manning to hear jail sentence

2013-08-21 08:59

US Army Private Bradley Manning will be sentenced for handing a mass of data to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of official secrets in American history.

US prosecutors demand 60yrs for Manning

2013-08-20 07:03

US military prosecutors have demanded that Private Bradley Manning spend at least 60 years in jail for handing a vast trove of secret files to anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks.

Manning apologises, admits he 'hurt US'

2013-08-15 08:48

US Army private Bradley Manning has apologised for leaking secret intelligence files to WikiLeaks and admitted for the first time that he had harmed his country and others.

Manning's mental health under spotlight

2013-08-13 09:04

US Army officers overseeing Bradley Manning ignored his angry outbursts and signs of mental health problems before he gave secret files to WikiLeaks, his defence lawyer alleges.

Australian men don't tell: Assange

2013-08-08 10:02

Julian Assange says he will not publicly address Swedish sex allegations before his bid for office in Australia because "Australian men don't like to talk about their private lives".

Manning's mother: My son is Superman

2013-08-04 22:10

The mother of US soldier Bradley Manning has urged her son not to give up hope, even as he faces up to 136 years in prison for disclosing secret US documents.

Manning damage not 'catastrophic'

2013-07-31 08:59

The harm caused by Bradley Manning seems to have been overplayed with an expert saying the bulk of the damage caused by the US soldier's security leaks is 'subtle rather than catastrophic'.

Manning spied, didn't help enemy

2013-07-30 20:16

A US judge has acquitted former US analyst Bradley Manning of the most serious charge against him, aiding the enemy, but convicted him of espionage, theft and computer fraud charges.

Bradley Manning set to hear verdict

2013-07-29 21:19

The US military judge overseeing the trial of soldier Bradley Manning, who leaked a massive trove of secret US files, is set to deliver her verdict, her office has said.

Manning is whistleblower, not traitor

2013-07-26 21:56

The US soldier accused of the biggest leak of classified information in the nation's history "is a whistleblower" and not a traitor as the government claims, Bradley Manning's defence lawyer says.

Assange launches party in Australia

2013-07-25 10:01

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has officially launched his political party to contest Australian elections this year.

You are a moron

2013-07-15 08:49

I am also a moron. So is every member of my family and yours. And the reason we are morons is because governments have decided that we are, says Chris Moerdyk.

Pentagon - WikiLeaks a journalistic site

2013-07-10 21:57

The US military viewed anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks as a news gathering operation before Private First Class Bradley Manning leaked a trove of classified files to it.

Cuba backs Snowden asylum bid

2013-07-09 08:02

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has won support from Cuba for his bid to seek asylum in Latin America, as he embarked on his third week in limbo at a Moscow airport.


Swedish court to decide on Assange's fate

2014-07-16 10:38

A Swedish court will hold a public hearing to determine if an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault should be dropped.

WikiLeaks source Manning denied clemency

2014-04-15 09:11

A US Army general has denied clemency to the soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning for leaking hundreds of thousands of documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, upholding a 35-year sentence.

Manning's new lawyer decries 35yr sentence

2014-04-02 09:47

Army Private Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking reams of classified information is out of proportion with the offenses for which she was convicted, her lawyer says.

WikiLeaks party under fire for Assad talks

2013-12-31 17:09

Whistleblowing group WikiLeaks says it had no knowledge of and did not approve a delegation to Syria which met President Bashar Assad and included members of Australia's WikiLeaks Party.

Manning will go to court to become a woman

2013-11-01 17:18

Imprisoned secret documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she'll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder.

Manning rejects 'pacifist' label

2013-10-10 11:12

Army Private Chelsea Manning says that she does not consider herself a pacifist for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks. Rather, she sees herself as an advocate for transparency.

Manning seeks US presidential pardon

2013-09-04 19:04

US soldier Chelsea Manning has been seeking a presidential pardon for leaking classified information that her lawyer said did not merit protection.

WikiLeaks' Assange leads offbeat race to Aussie polls

2013-09-04 10:02

From WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to a billionaire who is rebuilding the Titanic, the Australian election boasts a cast of unlikely candidates who are shaking up the political scene.

More details on Manning gender change

2013-08-27 07:05

Army Private Chelsea Manning decided to announce that she wanted to live as a woman the day after sentencing because a military prison said it would not provide hormone treatment, her lawyer says.

US soldier Manning to live as a woman

2013-08-22 14:16

US soldier Bradley Manning, sentenced for leaking classified US documents, says he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea.

Manning sentenced to 35 years

2013-08-21 16:32

US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified data in US history.

Judge to deliberate in Manning sentencing

2013-08-20 13:00

A military judge is set to deliberate the sentence of American soldier Bradley Manning for leaking troves of classified evidence to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

Judge finds Manning 'wanton and reckless'

2013-08-16 22:38

The military judge who will determine how long Bradley Manning will spend in prison for the biggest breach of classified data in the nation's history says she found that his acts were 'wanton and reckless'.

US sets up surveillance review body

2013-08-13 11:01

The Obama administration has launched a formal review of its electronic intelligence gathering that has come under widespread criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor.

Expert: Enemy could have used leaked info

2013-08-09 08:05

A military expert says al-Qaeda could have used the classified information that Bradley Manning disclosed through WikiLeaks to plan attacks on US forces.

Manning's max sentence reduced to 90yrs

2013-08-07 08:03

A US military judge has reduced the maximum sentence that WikiLeaks' source Private Bradley Manning could face from 136 to 90 years in prison, the army says.

US dept 'horrified' by WikiLeaks release

2013-08-01 18:38

Prosecutors in the case of US soldier Bradley Manning are focusing on the damage done by his release through WikiLeaks of more than 250 000 US diplomatic cables.

WikiLeaks says Manning verdict extreme

2013-07-30 23:14

WikiLeaks has branded the Manning verdict as 'extremism,' while others have mixed responses.

Judge to decide on Manning case

2013-07-27 14:36

A US judge has begun deciding the fate of Army soldier Bradley Manning, who could face life in prison for giving classified military and diplomatic information to WikiLeaks.

Manning wanted attention for leaks

2013-07-25 21:36

Prosecutors claim Bradley Manning spilled secrets to WikiLeaks to make a name for himself.


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Snowden to meet rights activists in Moscow

2013-07-12 16:36

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden will meet with leading Russian rights activists and lawyers at the airport in Moscow where he has been stuck in transit for nearly three weeks.

Manning was 'upset' over Iraq, witness

2013-07-09 12:06

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of espionage, was "upset" about the plight of Iraqi civilians before he handed over secret files to WikiLeaks, a witness has testified.

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