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What has @wikileaks has taught and shown us about #Germany? A thread. Add information you've found to be in the public interest that whistleblowers have trusted to the #WikiLeaks archive. #WikiLeaksIsAPublisher #Assange
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In 2015 #WikiLeaks published NSA selector lists that include the phone numbers of Angela Merkel’s chancellery, her top officials, aides, chief of staff, even her fax machine. wikileaks.org/nsa-germany/in…
Also in 2015, #WikiLeaks published evidence of NSA spying on German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier along with a list of 20 target selectors for the Foreign Ministry. wikileaks.org/nsa-germany/
The German Parl inquiry into NSA activities in Germany, were mostly closed. WikiLeaks provided 1,380 pages of transcripts from the unclassified sessions, including 13 concealed witnesses from Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND. wikileaks.org/bnd-nsa/press/…
The #WikiLeaks Gitmo Files, dossiers on 800 prisoners who had passed through the Guantanamo Bay, included German-born Murat Kurnaz, who had no ties to Al Qaida was imprisoned wrongfully for 5 years. wikileaks.org/gitmo/
WikiLeaks cables revealed that in the immediate aftermath of the German general election in 2009, the American embassy was briefed and provided with documents circulated among parties negotiating to form government. theguardian.com/world/2010/dec…
This classified CIA analysis from March 2010 outlines possible PR strategies to shore up public support in Germany and France for a continued war in Afghanistan. wikileaks.org/wiki/CIA_repor…
Documents about the German truck toll system had been repeatedly requested under FOI, but had been withheld from the German public and members of the Bundestag up until their publication by WikiLeaks. wikileaks.org/wiki/Toll_Coll…
This Feb 2005 BND analysis of organized crime activity in the Balkan area, with an overview of the situation in Kosovo, including smugglers routes, political aims of organized crime & difficulties when prosecuting organized crime. wikileaks.org/wiki/BND_Kosov…
Wikileaks released the missing pages of the 2006 Schaefer report into illegal spying by German intelligence on the German press. The BND is forbidden under German law from engaging in domestic spying. wikileaks.org/wiki/How_Germa…
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