Julian Assange is offered Aboriginal passport

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been offered an Aboriginal Nations passport in an inner-city Sydney ceremony after he was “abandoned” by Australian authorities. His father, John Shipton, accepted the document at a celebration at Darlington. He said his son had been jilted by the Australian government, and the passport ceremony – which follows … [Read the full story]

Wikileaks stops publishing classified files

The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks is suspending its publication of classified files. Wikileaks said that it would focus instead on raising funds to ensure its future survival. The announcement came after what the group called a blockade by US-based finance companies. This followed its disclosure on the internet of hundreds of thousands of secret US government … [Read the full story]