Leaked HSBC Files Show Banking Giant Provided Services to Clients Tied to Arms Trafficking, Blood Diamonds

By: Monday February 9, 2015 1:00 pm

Files from a whistleblower, which a major French newspaper obtained, show HSBC’s Swiss private bank offered services to clients, who the United Nations, court documents and media had singled out as having connections to arms trafficking, bribery and blood diamonds.

 

Believe It or Not, WikiLeaks Can Be an Organization That Accepts Leaks & Archives Information

By: Wednesday April 10, 2013 5:55 am

The material in WikiLeaks most recent release of US diplomatic records from 1973 to 1976 called the “Kissinger Cables” is not information from a “leak.” Much of the information had already been declassified and published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University. It put the material in a cutting edge searchable database. This has prompted suggestions from critics that WikiLeaks is getting away from its mission.

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