MOSCOW (Sputnik) – WikiLeaks on Friday published over 61,000 documents containing mostly what it called classified Saudi diplomatic communications and reports from the country's government bodies. The website pledged to release over half a million such documents in total.
“#Dear vigilant citizen, do not distribute any documents that might be forged and help enemies of the country to achieve their goals,” the ministry wrote on its official Twitter account.
#Saudi Foreign Ministry advises citizens against visiting any sites containing "leaked" docs or publishing such docs which could be "forged"— Fahad Nazer (@fanazer) 20 июня 2015
RELEASE: The Saudi Cables: Over half a million cables and other documents from the Saudi Foreign Ministry https://t.co/BOv2DKnKRF— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) 19 июня 2015
Human rights groups have repeatedly criticized Riyadh for its human rights violations, including public beheadings and floggings, restrictions on freedom of expression and discrimination against women.