Wikileaks have today announced the release of the 'Syria files', a database of over two million emails from Syrian political figures, ministries, and limited companies amongst others, dating from August 2006 to March 2012.
The latest Wikileaks project aims to 'shine a light on the inner workings of the govt and economy'. The data includes emails from the Syrian Ministries of Presidential Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Finance, Information, Transport and Culture.
During the press announcement, which was this morning at the Frontline Club, London, it was revealed that - ‘the material is embarrassing to Syria but it is also embarrassing to syrias opponents’, it also shows that the ‘West and western companies say one thing and do another’.
Although details could not be divulged it was confirmed that emails involving British companies appear in the files.
The data is available to view on the Wikileaks website, the details of the sure-to-be turbulent files will be revealed as media organisations investigate the information provided.