Bill Keller’s Latest Petulant Attack on Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

By: Monday February 20, 2012 2:55 pm

The New York Times’ Bill Keller has renewed his feud with Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks. In his latest column, Keller attempts to set the record straight on the leaks organization, but his efforts seems a petulant attack that fails to establish the charges he lays at WikiLeaks feet.

WikiLeaks Reports It Has Been ‘Banned’ From UN Agency’s Conference on WikiLeaks

By: Wednesday February 15, 2012 6:30 pm

The media organization WikiLeaks reports a conference to be held at the headquarters of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris has not invited any speakers affiliated with WikiLeaks to speak at the event that is scheduled to take place February 16 and 17 — and the major topic is about the impact of WikiLeaks.

Israel Exacts Vengeance on Palestine for Joining UNESCO

By: Wednesday November 2, 2011 7:14 pm

The fallout from the entry of Palestine into UNESCO continues. In addition to the US, bound by statute, removing their funds for UNESCO, Canada canceled its voluntary funding. The organization’s budget is probably close to 1/4 smaller than it was just a few days ago. And that can’t help but impact UNESCO’s work around the world.

What’s more, Israel has responded, not by targeting the member states that voted for Palestine’s entry, but by thumbing their nose at Palestine.

Thoughts on Monday’s Historic UNESCO Vote for Palestine – Obama Prepares to Quit UNESCO

By: Tuesday November 1, 2011 8:30 am

The United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization, one of the most important bodies on the planet, voted to give the Palestinian State full membership in the body. The US opposed, and by statute must now stop funding UNESCO.

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