SPIEGEL ONLINE - 26.04.2011
WikiLeaks documents on Guantanamo and earlier diplomatic cables reveal the arbitrary treatment of prisoners at the infamous camp. They also underscore America's fears of not being able to properly monitor prisoners after their release. One cable obtained by SPIEGEL describes a suggestion by the Saudi king to implant electronic chips to monitor released inmates. more...
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 15.03.2011
The conditions under which presumed WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning are being held have been tightened again. Even US politicians believe they're illegal. In the latest development, a key State Department official has resigned over critical remarks he made about Manning's detainment. By SPIEGEL Staff more...
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 14.03.2011
David House, 23, is an IT expert from Boston who works for the Bradley Manning Support Network, which is campaigning on behalf of the alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, House speaks about the charges against Manning, the harsh conditions under which he is being held and the possibility that he could face the death penalty. more...
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 09.03.2011
The Brits are "schizophrenic," the French CEO was an "over-ambitious maniac" and leadership changes were like "musical chairs in the boardroom." Newly uncovered diplomatic cables obtained from whistleblower WikiLeaks illustrate the tension between aerospace giant EADS' European partners. By David Böcking more... [ Forum ]
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 24.02.2011
A court in London ruled on Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could be extradited to Sweden to face accusations of sexual molestation there. But with appeals looming, it could be months before he leaves Britain. By Carsten Volkery in London more... [ Forum ]
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 22.02.2011
Alan Dershowitz has recently become part of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's legal team. He spoke with SPIEGEL about what the First Amendment has to say about WikiLeaks and the legal implications of social media's role in the Arab uprisings. more...
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 17.02.2011
Now that the WikiLeaks wave has subsided, the fight for Internet freedom is entering a new phase. Investigators are zeroing in on activists belonging to the group Anonymous, a loose organization which launched attacks on websites which crossed WikiLeaks. But who are they? And what can they be charged with? By Hilmar Schmundt more... [ Forum ]
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 28.01.2011
The publication of the US diplomatic cables was a journalistic sensation for WikiLeaks and its media partners, including SPIEGEL. In an excerpt from a new book, Holger Stark and Marcel Rosenbach recount the tense negotiations with Julian Assange in the run-up to the publication of the diplomatic cables. By Marcel Rosenbach and Holger Stark more... [ Forum ]
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 26.01.2011
Plutonium is lying around, virtually unprotected, at a test site in Kazakhstan where the Soviets once detonated more than 500 nuclear bombs. Could the dangerous material fall into the hands of terrorists? By Cordula Meyer more... [ Forum ]
SPIEGEL ONLINE - 05.01.2011
Gas giant Gazprom was meant to catapult Russia back into its role as a global superpower. Executives dreamed of the "most valuable company in the world." But secret cables from the US Embassy in Moscow provide a different picture: The Americans consider the mega firm to be chaotically organized and corrupt. By Gregor Peter Schmitz more... [ Forum ]