Tag: Wikileaks

The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention

By Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com, Dec. 15, 2010
Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old U.S. Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has never been convicted of that crime, nor of any other crime.  Despite that, he has been detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia for five months — and […]

War crimes are war crimes

A boy wounded in Gaza City is taken to hospital during Israel’ “Operation Cast Lead” attack on Gaza. Photo: metro.co.uk
Israel is relieved not to be the only war criminal
The voice of joy, the voice of rejoicing is heard in Israel: The Americans and British have also committed for war crimes, not only us.

By Gideon Levy, […]

The Shaming of America

By Robert Fisk, The Independent, Oct. 24, 2010
As usual, the Arabs knew. They knew all about the mass torture, the promiscuous shooting of civilians, the outrageous use of air power against family homes, the vicious American and British mercenaries, the cemeteries of the innocent dead. All of Iraq knew. Because they […]

Wikileaks documents show US Iraq War resisters were right

Canadians renew call for Harper and Kenney to let Iraq War resisters stay
By War Resisters Support Campaign, Oct. 23, 2010
TORONTO, Oct. 23 /CNW/ – Newly released US Military documents from Wikileaks, detailing widespread civilians deaths in Iraq, provide unequivocal proof that Iraq War resisters did the right thing. The government of Canada should […]

Iraq war logs: secret files show how US ignored torture

Insurgent suspects are led away by US forces. Some of those held in Iraqi custody suffered appalling abuse, the war logs reveal. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian
By Nick Davies, Jonathan Steele and David Leigh, The Guardian, Oct. 22, 2010
A grim picture of the US and Britain’s legacy in Iraq has been […]

Punishing the WikiLeaker misses the point

By Eric Margolis, Toronto Sun, Aug. 15, 2010

George Orwell wrote: “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
A true journalist’s job is to expose government wrongdoing and propaganda, skewer hypocrites, and speak for those with no voice. And wage war against mankind’s two […]

Another Wikileaks release pending – this time Iraq

Massive Cache of Iraq War Docs to Be Published by WikiLeaks
By Kim Zetter, Wired Magazine, September 9, 2010
A massive cache of previously unpublished classified U.S. military documents from the Iraq War is being readied for publication by WikiLeaks, a new report has confirmed.
The documents constitute the “biggest leak of military intelligence” that has ever occurred, […]

The Afghanistan War Logs

Afghanistan war logs: Massive leak of secret files exposes truth of occupation
By Nick Davies and David Leigh, guardian.co.uk, July 25, 2010
A huge cache of secret US military files today provides a devastating portrait of the failing war in Afghanistan, revealing how coalition forces have killed hundreds of civilians in unreported incidents, Taliban attacks have soared […]

U.S. Troops Apologize For Wikileaks Massacre Video

by Paul Joesph Watson, Infowars, April 20, 2010
Two soldiers who were in the same company as the culprits featured in the infamous Wikileaks “Collateral Murder” video, which showed troops in Apache helicopters slaughtering Reuters cameramen and children while laughing about it, have apologized for the massacre while stating that the footage only begins to depict […]

CIA spins the Afghan war

Leaked Document Discloses CIA Plans to Target European Public Opinion over Afghan War
By Antifascist Calling, March 28, 2010
Since their 2007 launch, the whistleblowing web site WikiLeaks have been the subject of “hostile acts” by state and private security services for spilling the beans on crime, corruption and violence perpetrated by the capitalist deep state.
But rather […]