Edward Snowden

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Nils Melzer, the top United Nations anti-torture official, is urging President Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange. (Photo: Prachatai/Flickr Creative Commons)
"WikiLeaks fights secrecy and corruption throughout the world and, therefore, acts in the public interest both of the American people and of humanity as a whole."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
<em>Permanent Record</em> by Edward Snowden is displayed on a shelf at Books Inc. on September 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California. The U.S. Justice Department filed suit against Snowden, alleging the book violates nondisclosure agreements. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The NSA whistleblower has used his platform to pressure the president to pardon...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
WikiLeaks founder and whistleblowing journalist Julian Assange faces up to 175 years behind bars in the U.S. if he is extradited and found guilty of violating the Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. (Photo: Richard Baker/In Pictures/Getty Images)
The WikiLeaks founder's "prolonged solitary confinement in a high security...

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Surreal: Charging that possible perps "broke the law and should be prosecuted, ” aggrieved Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein is investigating, and has called on the DOJ to investigate, the dastardly leak to McClatchy of parts of the 6,600-page report finding the CIA repeatedly lied about a "brutal" torture program “inconsistent with (U.S.) public policy positions regarding human rights" - torture that in fact didn't work. It seems the Senate is scandalized not by the crimes...