- August 05, 2013
By using the Espionage Act to punish Bradley Manning, the Obama administration has shown how far it will go to intimidate leakers. His sentencing is a stain on the president's legacy and on America's global reputation. more... [ Comment ]
- July 31, 2013
A US military court acquitted Bradley Manning of the worst charge against him, but he isn't out of the woods yet. more... [ Comment ]
- July 24, 2013
Offiziell herrscht diplomatische Eiszeit zwischen Israel und den Golfstaaten - inoffiziell bestehen seit Jahren wirtschaftliche Beziehungen. Nun will Israel mit den Golf-Arabern über Twitter in Kontakt treten. Die Reaktionen sind gemischt. mehr... [ Forum ]
- April 10, 2013
WikiLeaks hat US-Botschaftsdepeschen veröffentlicht, die einen Blick auf deutsche Politiker in den siebziger Jahren erlauben. Von Brandts Ostpolitik über Honeckers gescheiterte Kontaktversuche bis zu Schmidts Tabakkonsum - die USA waren stets informiert. mehr...
- November 13, 2012
The tax authority in the city-state of Hamburg is suddenly playing an important role in determining the future of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. By revoking the tax-exempt status of the site's main financial supporter in Germany for the 2010 calendar year, the authority could place a further strain on the organization's future. more... [ Comment ]
- August 17, 2012
Ecuador may have granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asylum, but it seems unlikely that he will ever make it to the South American country. More to the point, say German commentators, is the fact that both Ecuador and Britain have granted Assange an even larger soap box. more...
- August 16, 2012
Ecuador on Thursday said it would grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the country's embassy in London for weeks now. Britain says it still intends to extradite the whistleblower to Sweden, where he faces questioning over allegations of sexual offenses. more... [ Comment ]
- January 03, 2012
The loose-knit hacker collective Anonymous has a new target in its sights: Germany's far-right scene. The group has launched a new WikiLeaks-style website publishing confidential data obtained from the far-right NPD party and other extremist groups. It's all part of an ongoing war on neo-Nazis that the group has dubbed Operation Blitzkrieg. more... [ Comment ]
- December 15, 2011
For some, Bradley Manning is a hero. Others feel that the US soldier, who is accused of providing secret documents to WikiLeaks, is a traitor and a threat to American security. The military proceedings against him, which begin Friday, are likely to end in a guilty verdict. more... [ Comment ]
- September 02, 2011
The release of the complete archive of unredacted US State Department diplomatic cables has been condemned by WikiLeaks' previous media partners and has drawn strong criticism from editorialists at major German publications. Some accuse Julian Assange of abusing his power. more...