Chelsea Manning speaks from behind bars in new podcast

Amnesty International released a podcast with Chelsea Manning today. Listen here.

Chelsea Manning threatened with 'indefinite solitary confinement' for expired toothpaste and asking for a lawyer

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving an unjust thirty-five year jail sentence and who has already been tortured under US military supervision, is now being threatened with "indefinite solitary ...

Announcing major new crowd-funding effort to help pay for Chelsea Manning’s legal appeal

Today we’re proud to announce a major new crowd-funding campaign in support of whistleblower Chelsea Manning to help pay for her important legal appeal. Chelsea is currently in the ...

Freedom of the Press Foundation's comment to the UN on the protection of sources and whistleblowers

The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, recently called for outside comments on the protection of sources and whistleblowers around the world and will be ...

Snowden DoublePlusUngood: Continuing shades of Orwell in the NSA saga

It was great to read this Edward Snowden New York Times op-ed—great because the piece is as thoughtful and informative as you’d expect, and even better because it ...

Our statement on Congress passing the USA Freedom Act, the NSA 'reform' bill

Today the Senate passed a version of the USA Freedom Act, a bill touted by its authors as surveillance reform that will end the NSA’s mass, suspicionless collection of ...

David Petraeus receives no jail time for leaking, while whistleblowers face decades in jail

Former CIA director David Petraeus received his sentence today for the sweetheart plea deal he struck with the Justice Department after he was discovered to have leaked highly classified information ...

Dangerous 'cybersecurity' bills going through Congress threaten the rights of journalists and whistleblowers

Along with dozens of other civil liberties organizations, Freedom of the Press Foundation has signed on to two letters strongly opposing the dangerous “cybersecurity” bills making their way through Congress ...

The Jeffrey Sterling CIA leak trial closing arguments: Who Is the hero, who Is the storyteller?

We're republishing Marcy Wheeler's coverage of the trial of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling. The following post first appeared at ExposeFacts. “Jeffrey Sterling was the hero of Risen’s ...

Government tries to implicate CIA whistleblower in leak case with calls to CIA’s house reporter

We're republishing Marcy Wheeler's coverage of the trial of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling. The following post first appeared at ExposeFacts. The FBI Special Agent who investigated the Merlin ...