The WikiLeaks figurehead made the announcement at a press conference this morning.
Failure to provide the transgender inmate with medical treatment “violates her well-established constitutional right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment.”
The warrant still says the Wikileaks founder is suspected of rape and molestation.
War of the whistleblowers.
Officials are working on a plan to move the national security leaker from a military prison to a civilian prison to accommodate her request for hormone therapy.
An ex-WikiLeaks employee said the organization offered other things too: “I remember a remark along the lines of noting the women there were very lovely, and very friendly.” A WikiLeaks spokesman said a deal never materialized.
They say there are plans to open up an office in Damascus.
Meanwhile, an “ongoing assault” on the press.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s superfans couldn’t keep the first WikiLeaks feature film from tanking at the box office. But was WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s campaign against the film the reason why?
The Fifth Estate director Bill Condon tells BuzzFeed about the tough decisions that went into making the movie and Assange’s personal pleas to Cumberbatch to drop out.
Benedict Cumberbatch gives a fine performance as Assange, but it’s not like we haven’t seen this kind of thing from him before. (SPOILERS ahead.)
The actor, who plays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate, spoke to BuzzFeed about the controversial case.
A Russian newspaper report suggests a far greater level of collusion between Snowden, WikiLeaks, and Russia than previously admitted.
“Chelsea Manning is a United States Army soldier…”
Developing: The 25-year-old private will face 35 years in prison for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks.
Updated: “I’m sorry that my actions hurt people. I’m sorry that it hurt the United States.”
After a Freedom of Information Act request, the Army has released previously classified documents and photos that show Manning’s struggle with his gender identity.
Bradley Manning has been found not guilty of aiding the enemy. One woman gives personal insight on her time as a defense witness in the trial.
“Military police with guns are literally watching over our shoulders in Fort Meade media center during Manning closing arguments.”
While, of course, being trapped in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Motions to dismiss charges of “aiding the enemy” against accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning have been denied.
The two most important men on the internet are now one, and it is very serious and very glorious. GIFs, of course, are required.
On This Week With George George Stephanopoulos, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he doesn’t believe the information Edward Snowden revealed about top secret government surveillance programs will make it easier for terrorists to attack the United States.
“I can’t go into any details.” Glenn Greenwald doubts it. (Updated)
Meanwhile, the Wikileaks founder’s asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy is stretching into a second year. “I’m worried about the state of journalism.” (Updated below)
Is the Iranian presidency suddenly important, or less important than ever?
Successful Kazakh PR work?