Wikileaks are up to something tonight But what

first_img Source: WikiLeaks/Twitter [email protected] is it about Simon Cowell?— Hugo Rifkind (@hugorifkind) July 29, 2014 WikiLeaks angered the United States in 2010 by publishing hundreds of thousands of classified documents on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a huge cache of US diplomatic cables that embarrassed governments worldwide.The group’s founder, Julian Assange, has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years as he fights sexual abuse charges.This evening’s announcement comes on the eve of the first anniversary former US soldier Chelsea Manning’s conviction on espionage charges.Previously known as Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst is serving 35 years in prison for passing along 700,000 secret documents to the Wikileaks organisation.Includes copy from AFPRead: The Wikileaks Party got fewer votes than the Australian Sex Party >Read: Watch: Julian Assange’s election song is really quite bizarre > As you might expect, there’s always some wag happy to try and fill the information vacuum… Source: Hugo Rifkind/Twitter THE WIKILEAKS ORGANISATION is promising a big announcement in the next few hours.The group’s given a few clues about it’s new revelations — but so far, this tweet’s all we’ve got to go on… ALERT: In the next few hours we will release an unprecedented national security super-injunction (secret gag order) involving four nations.— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) July 29, 2014last_img read more

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