Whistleblower
Workers at BHP-owned Escondida mine in Chile set to go on strike and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming strike by workers at Chile’s Escondida mine, the dispute between unions and employers amid wage talks in South Africa, and more

Daniel Hale sentenced to prison for exposing war crimes

Documents released by Daniel Hale exposed that during one five-month period of the operation, civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes.

Protests held in Beita after Israeli forces kill Palestinian man and other stories

Today we look at protests against Israeli violence in the Occupied West Bank, the sentencing of US drone warfare whistleblower Daniel Hale, and more

Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months for exposing US drones program and kill list

Daniel Hale released a total of 17 documents which revealed that civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes

As Daniel Hale awaits sentencing, US military-industrial complex faces scrutiny

Hale and his supporters have argued that his actions were justified as it exposed atrocities committed through the US drone warfare, as he faces what could be the longest prison term for a whistleblower

After release of whistleblower Reality Winner, now attention on Assange, Hale and Snowden

Winner was released for good behavior while in prison and will continue to remain under transitional custody for the remainder of her sentence. Meanwhile, activists and journalists are calling for attention to cases against Julian Assange, Daniel Hale and Edward Snowden

Israeli forces attack Palestinians during far-right Flag March and other stories

Today we look at the far-right Flag March held in Jerusalem, the release of NSA whistleblower Reality Winner from prison, and more

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning

Assange Westminster court denies Assange’s request to postpone extradition proceedings

Assange’s lawyers sought a delay in proceedings on a US extradition request, citing new developments in the case. The judge, however, refused and said the hearing would begin on February 25, 2020

Chelsea Manning Chelsea Manning to spend another 400 days in prison

A federal judge dismissed Manning’s plea for a hearing on the sanctions that were imposed on her by the court for refusing to testify in the Wikileaks’ espionage case.

Whistleblower David McBride’s trial in a limbo on issues of “national security”

David McBride, who released documents detailing war crimes by Australian security forces in Afghanistan, has not received the full brief of the case against him owning to national security concerns

Manning faces unprecedented punitive action for refusing to testify

Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.