Whistleblowers

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WikiLeaks-Geburtstag: Assange verspricht Enthüllungen vor der US-Wahl

WikiLeaks-Geburtstag: Assange verspricht Enthüllungen vor der US-Wahl

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 04, 2016

WikiLeaks feiert seinen zehnten Geburtstag und lädt dafür nach Berlin. Plattformgründer Julian Assange beweist dabei einmal mehr, wie gut er darin ist, Fans und Gegner auf die Folter zu spannen. Aus Berlin berichtet Michael Sontheimer mehr... Forum ]

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange: 'We Believe in What We're Doing'

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange: 'We Believe in What We're Doing'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 30, 2016

WikiLeaks is now 10 years old. SPIEGEL met with founder Julian Assange, 45, to discuss the whistleblower platform's achievements and whether recent criticism leveled at the site is justified. Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer more... Comment ]


Blowing the Whistle: Former US Official Reveals Risks Faced by Internal Critics

Blowing the Whistle: Former US Official Reveals Risks Faced by Internal Critics

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 22, 2016

US President Barack Obama has said that Edward Snowden should have used official channels instead of taking NSA spying public. Now, a former high-ranking US government official has revealed how the Pentagon retaliates against internal critics. By Mark Hertsgaard, Felix Kasten, Marcel Rosenbach and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

Verurteilter Nato-Spion: Herr K. und das Staatsgeheimnis

Verurteilter Nato-Spion: Herr K. und das Staatsgeheimnis

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 12, 2016

Wegen Landesverrats schickte das Oberlandesgericht Koblenz einen früheren Nato-Mitarbeiter für sieben Jahre in Haft. Manfred K. wehrt sich gegen das Urteil - hat er eine Chance? Von Jörg Diehl mehr... Forum ]


'Fairview': Latest Snowden Doc Shows NSA Spied on German Intelligence

'Fairview': Latest Snowden Doc Shows NSA Spied on German Intelligence

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 29, 2015

Fresh insight into the trove of documents released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed that US spies intercepted sensitive communications between Germany's security agencies during a kidnapping in Yemen. By Matthias Gebauer, Henrik Moltke and Michael Sontheimer more... Comment ]

'Secrets Must Remain Secret': German Intelligence Coordinator on NSA and Media Leaks

'Secrets Must Remain Secret': German Intelligence Coordinator on NSA and Media Leaks

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 14, 2015

In a SPIEGEL interview, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier speaks of mistakes made by German intelligence, leaks of confidential information in Berlin and German timidity in the face of US spying. Interview Conducted By Michael Sauga, Jörg Schindler and Peter Müller more... Comment ]


War on Whistleblowers: Berlin Gets Serious in the Search for Moles

War on Whistleblowers: Berlin Gets Serious in the Search for Moles

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 01, 2014

The German government has had enough of reading about state secrets in the media. SPIEGEL has learned that officials are now preparing to file a criminal complaint against unknown persons and has undertaken other efforts to identify moles as well. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Spiraling Spying: Suspected Double Agent Further Strains German-US Ties

Spiraling Spying: Suspected Double Agent Further Strains German-US Ties

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 09, 2014

A year after revelations of the NSA's wide scale spying activities first emerged, the arrest of an employee at the German foreign intelligence service, suspected of being a double agent, is testing the limits of Berlin's patience with Washington. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Woman at the Window: Judging Edward Snowden from Next Door

Woman at the Window: Judging Edward Snowden from Next Door

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 06, 2013

Joyce Kinsey and Edward Snowden were neighbors. She observed him night and day. Now that he's gone, she is passing judgment on the former NSA contractor turned whistleblower. Like many Americans, Kinsey views the world from a narrow suburban perspective. By Alexander Osang more... Comment ]

Spionage-Prozess: Ex-Nato-Mitarbeiter muss sieben Jahre in Haft

Spionage-Prozess: Ex-Nato-Mitarbeiter muss sieben Jahre in Haft

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 19, 2013

Er sieht sich als Whistleblower, das Gericht hielt ihn für einen Verräter: Ein IT-Experte muss sieben Jahre in Haft, weil er geheime Dateien aus dem Nato-Stützpunkt Ramstein schmuggelte. Das Urteil blieb nur knapp unter der Forderung der Anklage. mehr... Forum ]