Wikileaks will continue "unabated" - Macleans.ca

Wikileaks will continue “unabated”

Assange vows more leaks while fighting extradition

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The enigmatic founder of Wikileaks has announced that his organization’s release of U.S. diplomatic cables is far from over. Julian Assange spoke to reporters on Tuesday outside of a London courtroom following a procedural hearing on his possible extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted on sexual assault charges. Assange said that Wikileaks would be ramping up its publication of the cables, which would “shortly be occurring through our newspaper partners around the world—big and small newspapers and some human rights organizations.” Meanwhile, Assange and his staff at Wikileaks are reportedly concerned about being targeted as terrorists by the U.S., following comments by Sarah Palin comparing Assange to the Taliban, as well as the filing of subpoenas by a U.S. attorney’s office requesting Twitter account details for Assange and his suspected source for the cables, Pfc. Bradley Manning.

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