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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

Nazi War and Other Crimes

We are compiling new documents in a series of brief posts, which will make our archive more easily searchable.  As we find similar docs we will try to add them to these pages. – FoWLChi Euthanasia operations of Nazis OSS doc: Jan 1942 transcription of Bishop Galen’s denunciation of Nazi murders of ‘unproductive citizens’  Source: … Continue reading

US Government: Interfering in European Elections Since At Least the End of World War Two

During the 2016 US Presidential Election, the candidates of the twin parties owned and operated by the US capitalist class – the Republicans and the Democrats – began a campaign of lies and disinformation about what they charged was intolerable Russian intervention in the US electoral process.  The Russians, they alleged, were responsible for the … Continue reading

Lauri Love case: Text of 16 September 2016 Ruling by Judge Tempia in USA v. Love

We present for our readers the actual ruling in the Lauri Love case handed down by Judge Tempia on 16 September 2016.  We obtained it via the Courage Foundation’s “Free Lauri” website. The Courage Foundation is hosting the international campaign to free Lauri Love and is raising money for the very expensive legal defense case … Continue reading

Free Lauri Love! Workers Should Face Trial In Their Home Countries and Only for Violations of their Own Countries’ Laws

We republish here our response to an op-ed published by Janis Sharp, (mother of Gary McKinnon who successfully fought extradition to the US on similar charges) in “The Guardian” (UK) regarding the decision of a UK judge to uphold the US’ request to extradite Love for alleged “hacker crimes”. The original article can be found … Continue reading

#PanamaPapers: How “Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago” Saw Through ICIJ’s US Government Propaganda Operation

Please excuse us for being a bit proud of the fact that we (almost) alone saw through the bullshit of the “Panama Papers””leak” from the moment we heard about it.  We got a lot of shit for our immediate denouncing of this alleged “leak”.  The fact that we turned out to be almost the only … Continue reading

Hillary Emails: NY Times’ Chief Military Correspondent Gave U.S. State Dept. Advance Briefing on NYT/WikiLeaks “Iraq War Logs” Release

Earlier this week, WikiLeaks announced that they were making available to the public a searchable database of the collection of U.S. Department of State emails she had kept, illegally, on a  “non-government, privately maintained server” in an apparent effort to keep some of her official email correspondence as Secretary of State outside of the public … Continue reading

Tor Project Salesmen Appelbaum and Gibson Continue to Flog Useless Tor “Anonymity Software” Around the World. Why?

On 28 December 2014, the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel released a huge tranche of documents from the Snowden archives to the public.  Some of these had been released by the Guardian, the New York Times and the website ProPublica earlier but in redacted or incomplete forms. The Der Spiegel article accompanying the release – “Prying … 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

Movie Review – CITIZENFOUR: “Speaking Truth to Power” is not What Needs to Be Done (* out of 5)

[Note: this review is being simultaneously published by the Independent Workers Party of Chicago and the Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago on the respective websites of both groups.] CITIZENFOUR – a film by Laura Poitras  https://citizenfourfilm.com/ We expected a lot from Laura Poitras’ new film CITIZENFOUR; we were massively disappointed.  With ex- CIA/NSA contract worker … Continue reading

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