US targets WikiLeaks like no other organisation
December 3, 2011
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks during a news conference in central London. Photo: AP
WIKILEAKS is the target of an ”unprecedented” US government criminal investigation, Australian diplomatic cables obtained by the Herald reveal.
The cables also show the Australian government wants to be forewarned about moves to extradite Julian Assange to the United States, but that Australian diplomats raised no concerns about him being pursued by prosecutors on charges of espionage and conspiracy.