Saturday, 11 December 2010

Julian Assange a real intellectual

Linda Nylind
Assange's creativity shakes
global politics
His creativity shakes global politics

WikiLeaks will continue releasing the leaked US embassy cables despite the arrest of its founder, Julian Assange, over allegations in Sweden of sexual offences.

According to the Guardian News Paper, the whistleblowers' website has made arrangements to continue publishing the classified documents, the airing of which has embarrassed the US government.

The leaked cables have provided a daily flow of revelations about the superpower's involvement in the most sensitive issues around the world, including those affecting Iran, Afghanistan and China.

The decision to press on will help allay fears among Assange's supporters that his arrest would hobble the organization’s work.


Assange has also pre-recorded a video message, which WikiLeaks which was released last week shortly after his arrest.

The Guardian cited that it understands the organization has no plans to release the insurance file of the remaining cables, which number more than 200,000.

It has sent copies of the encrypted file to supporters around the world. These can be accessed only by using a 256-digit code.

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