Posts Tagged ‘war diary’
recently, wikileaks become a popular trending topic on the net. Huffingtonpost, describe it as whistle blower. and several leak release are going to justify the description. the most recent and hot release is the publication of war diary. the question is, what is actually wikileaks ?
according to the official site, wikileak described as multi-jurisdictional public service designed to protect whistleblowers, journalists and activists who have sensitive materials. in other words, releasing such contentious material is the main purpose of the site. authority and dominant player such as MNC and NGO become the most threatened institution. several release of wikileaks have proved it. so what is to be done for those who is threatened ? just good governance.
Surprisingly, wikilieak published 91.000 reports called Afghan War diary from 2004 to 2010. according to wikileaks, the diary is first hand information. It is consisted thousands of reports from soldiers and intelligence officers that involved in the war. To accommodate readers, wikileak set a dedicated page for the diary.
The most controversial factor is that the diary revealed human right violations in Afghanistan. According to Dean Stephens the diary shows civilian murders by soldiers. now, we are waiting for clarification by authority.