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Wikileaks begins release of 2.5m. Syrian emails

Posted By yihan On July 5, 2012 @ 9:20 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Thursday, July 5, 2012

WikiLeaks said on Thursday it had begun Syrian [1] government officials that would embarrass not only Damascus, which is trying to crush a 16-month rebellion, but also its opponents.

Speaking at a press conference in London, a Wikileaks spokeswoman said the emails were from Syrian political figures, government ministries and companies, dating from August 2006 to March 2012.

A statement quoted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as saying: “The material is embarrassing to Syria, but it is also embarrassing to Syria’s opponents.”

The spokeswoman said “The Syria Files” would shine a light on the inner workings of the Syrian government and economy, but would “also reveal how the West and Western companies say one thing and do another.”

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[1] JPOST.COM: http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=276383

[2] Wikileaks publishes millions of ‘Shadow CIA’s’ emails: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-publishes-millions-of-shadow-cias-emails.html

[3] WikiLeaks: Western firm advised Assad on media spin: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-western-firm-advised-assad-on-media-spin.html

[4] Wikileaks founder Julian Assange: more revelations to come: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-more-revelations-to-come.html

[5] No Wikileaks release Monday: spokesman: http://www.prisonplanet.com/no-wikileaks-release-monday-spokesman.html

[6] WikiLeaks insider dishes dirt on Assange: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-insider-dishes-dirt-on-assange.html

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