U.S. authorities reportedly prepared charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and intend to arrest him after his organization leaked sensitive U.S. intelligence, according to officials.
WikiLeaks released on Tuesday what it claims are thousands of Central Intelligence Agency documents and files that reveal how the agency hacks computers and other devices, including smart phones, smart TVs, and messaging applications.
Former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile maintains that the Wikileaks emails showing her relaying CNN questions ahead of debates to Hillary Clinton during the Democratic primary do not “tell a complete story.”
Osama bin Laden credited WikiLeaks with exposing corruption that sparked the Tunisian revolution, new documents from the May 2011 raid of the al Qaeda leader’s compound show.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that the Obama administration’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence did not meet the conditions of Assange’s offer to agree to extradition to the United States in the event of clemency for Manning, the Hill reported.
President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army soldier jailed for leaking classified national security information, opening himself up to criticism from leading Republican lawmakers in his final days in office.