Hackers take down website of bank that froze Julian Assange Defence Fund

A group of Internet activists calling themselves Operation Payback have taken credit for shutting down the website of a bank that earlier Monday froze funds belonging to WikiLeaks.

Announcing its successful hack on a Twitter account, the group declared, "We will fire at anyone that tries to censor WikiLeaks."

Earlier in the day, Swiss bank PostFinance issued a statement announcing that it had frozen 31,000 euro ($41,000 US) in an account set up as a legal defense fund for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.


Reporters Without Borders condemns hounding of Wikileaks

Reporters Without Borders condemns the blocking, cyber-attacks and political pressure being directed at, the website dedicated to the US diplomatic cables. The organization is also concerned by some of the extreme comments made by American authorities concerning WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange.


Mirror sites for Wikileaks as efforts to shut it down continue

Wikileaks is coming under further attack being targetted for massive denial of service cyber attacks, Amazon has refused to host the site, its DNS server has removed the site and Paypal has blackbanned them. However the site continues under the slogan ""WikiLeaks strikes back. Cut us down and the stronger we become"

To see which sites are mirroring wikleaks visit Wikileaks Mirrors

A recent list of mirrored sites can also be found at Twitter


Efforts stepped up to persecute and arrest Julian Assange

Two days after Wikileaks released thousands of embarrassing U.S. secret diplomatic cables, Interpol has had added Julian Assange to its "most wanted" list. The timing is supposedly coincidental as the "red notice" is supposedly about him be being wanted for questioning in Sweden over rape charges. These rape charges themselves arose two days before Assange's application for citizenship were rejected in Sweden, which would have given him protection as a whistleblower under Swedish laws.

Wikileaks - Secret US embassy cables released

Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. The documents will give people around the world an unprecedented insight into US Government foreign activities.

The cables, which date from 1966 up until the end of February this year, contain confidential communications between 274 embassies in countries throughout the world and the State Department in Washington DC. 15,652 of the cables are classified Secret.

Rap satire "Wikileaks and the War on Journalism"

A great new "Rap news" video produced by Melbourne based alternative media outlet "TheJuiceMedia" has been published online. Entitled Rap News vs News World Order (Wikileaks and the War on Journalism), the video that cameo's Julian Assange himself has already been viewed almost 100,000 times on Youtube.
Check it out yourself - you won't be disappointed
Rap News vs News World Order (Wikileaks and the War on Journalism)

Wikileaks reveals more U.S. war crimes

At 5pm EST Friday 22nd October 2010 WikiLeaks released the largest classified military leak in history. The 391,832 reports ('The Iraq War Logs'), document the war and occupation in Iraq, from 1st January 2004 to 31st December 2009 (except for the months of May 2004 and March 2009) as told by soldiers in the United States Army. Each is a 'SIGACT' or Significant Action in the war. They detail events as seen and heard by the US military troops on the ground in Iraq and are the first real glimpse into the secret history of the war that the United States government has been privy to throughout.