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Dec 21 2010

Wikirebels, an SVT documentary

This documentary, produced by SVT (the Swedish BBC), explains the entire Wikileaks story up til December 11th, when it was released. It includes coverage of the Assange rape allegations, though its focus is on the inception, growth and struggles of Wikileaks itself. It is surprisingly sympathetic to the concept of Wikileaks as a stateless journalistic entity, though appears to keep itself at arms length from the organization as a whole.

Fair warning, parts 2 and 3 contain clips from the “collateral murder” video, wherein an American attack helicopter shot a number of innocents, including Reuters employees and the innocent first responders who attempted to rescue the wounded. It is very disturbing, if you haven’t already seen it. Disturbing, and damning.

The first part, of four:

The rest is available at Youtube: Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.

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