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Chelsea Manning Released From Prison! But Legal Case Continues

  Finally!  One of the world’s most celebrated political prisoners, Chelsea Manning, was freed on May 17 after having had the remainder of her sentence inexplicably commuted by US War Criminal and Assassin-In-Chief Barack Obama late last year.  Her release is a victory for the millions of people worldwide who, considering her to be a … Continue reading

Julian Assange Remains in Legal Limbo; 4 Years A Political Prisoner in “Democratic” England

Today, June 19, marks the 4th year that the heroic WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been kept a prisoner in the Ecuadorean embassy in London thanks to the connivance of the US and UK governments, using their puppet government of Sweden as the legal “justification” for his illegal and totally unwarranted incarceration.  We say: US/UK: … Continue reading

CIA Interrogation, Torture, Assassination Manuals 1963-2009

December 18, 2014: Today WikiLeaks has released a previously secret U.S. Central Intelligence Agency document, dated 7 July, 2009 entitled “Best Practices in Counterinsurgency: Making High-Value Targeting Operations an Effective Counterinsurgency Tool” (.pdf)   We are making it available through our website as a service to our readers worldwide. We also present to our readers Chapter … Continue reading

Archive of US Government’s Radiation Experiments on Human Subjects

We are publishing this archive of the US Government’s decades-long crimes against humanity related to US military-funded research studies performed on mostly unwitting human subjects. The Department of Energy, which grew out of the US Government’s original project to build and drop the world’s first atomic bomb on Japan (the Manhattan Project) oversaw and funded … Continue reading

Transcript: Bradley Manning’s Partial Guilty Plea, 28 February, 2013

This transcript was posted on the Bradley Manning Support Network’s website yesterday.  It is a “rush transcript” produced by Alexa O’Brien.  Thanks to both; FREE BRADLEY MANNING! – Friends of WikiLeaks, Chicago *********************************   http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/update-3113-bradley-mannings-statement-taking-responsibility-for -releasing-docs Update 3/1/13: Bradley Manning’s statement taking responsibility for releasing docs February 28, 2013. Rush transcript by Alexa O’Brien, originally … Continue reading

Tor Project Executive Director Andrew Lewman’s Response to Our 2nd “Open Letter” to Tor

We have just received an email response to our 2nd “Open Letter” to Tor from Andrew Lewman, Executive Director of the Tor Project.  His letter, which we reprint in its entirety, speaks for itself; however, we will publish our response to it later today or tomorrow. Lewman’s letter grossly misrepresents many of the points we … Continue reading

Tor Project’s Support for US Espionage Activities in Syria, Iran and China Questioned in New Open Letter to Andrew Lewman

The following is the text of a new email we’ve just sent to Mr. Andrew Lewman, Executive Director of the Tor Project. We will publish his response when we receive it. In his email to us we received yesterday, Mr. Lewman admitted that the two major funders of the Tor Project in 2011 were the … Continue reading

Happy 25th Birthday Bradley Manning! May Your Next Birthday be Celebrated in Freedom!

Today is Bradley Manning’s 25th birthday being “celebrated” in the custody of the US Military and the US Government, unfortunately.  We’d like to take this opportunity to send him our best wishes and to say that we hope we’ll all be celebrating his birthday next year at this time with him and his friends and … Continue reading

Julian Assange: Two Years of Cablegate as Bradley Manning Testifies for the First Time

[Note: This article is from The Huffington Post where, apparently, Julian Assange is a regular contributor. – FoWL Chicago] By Julian Assange, Editor-in-Chief and Founder, WikiLeaks Thursday, November 29th, Bradley Manning testified for the first time since his arrest two and a half years ago in Baghdad. Today also marks the two-year anniversary of the … Continue reading

Report from 14 November Class-action Lawsuit Hearing on Behalf of Chicago Police Torture Victims

We reprint with permission the text of a post-hearing press conference between Attorney Joey Mogul of the People’s Law Office of Chicago, IL and supporters of victims of the Chicago Police Department’s infamous torture squads led by former Chicago Police Commander (now jailbird) Jon Burge. The People’s Law Office, acting on behalf of approximately 100 … Continue reading

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