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GlobaLeaks is a project aimed at creating a secure and anonymous whistleblowing platform.

You can read our guidelines for whistleblowing initiatives for GlobaLeaks adopters as a non technical user to plan and organize your whistleblowing initiative.

Here the you can access the Changelog detailing Feature improvements and bugfixes.

If you need help with the software write your inquiry to the GlobaLeaks Mailing List, IRC chat on channel #globaleaks .

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We want to help organization willing to setup a Whistleblowing Initiative for good purposes, we do recommend to follow our GlobaLeaks Fast Track Program to follow a workflow of work together to get your GlobaLeaks quickly up & running.

If you need to contact us privately to propose Whistleblowing specific projects, to involve us as Hermes Center, please do Contact Us Directly, we'd love to help you out!


To support GlobaLeaks Project you can help us with donations that will goes entirely for the software development!

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GlobaLeaks Documentation

The following sections represent GlobaLeaks documentation:

Setup Guide

The following documents are the technical and operational corpus for setting up a GlobaLeaks based Whistleblowing Site:

Software Security

Listed in the following are the documents relevant to the GlobaLeaks security and anonymity protection:

Software Development

The first thing to look at, in order to understand the jargon used across the project, is the Glossary. To get a deeper understanding of GlobaLeaks' architecture you should read the Architecture Document. For a general understanding of the project at large, you can read the GlobaLeaks Project Plan

Software Development Guidelines

If you are approaching to the development of GlobaLeaks we would suggest you to read the following guidelines:

Software Localization and Internationalization

GlobaLeaks software is currently localized and internationalized in more than 20 languages.

The work on translation is performed in collaboration with the Localization Lab and with help of the Transifex volunteers community.

To read more on how translation is performed and you you could help on this side visit the Localization Lab guidelines.


GlobaLeaks codebase is kept continuosly under Unit Testing thanks to the Travis CI, Coveralls and Code Climate cloud services.

Build Status

Branch Build status Code coverage
master Build Status Coverage Status
devel Build Status Coverage Status

Browser compatibility:

Saucelabs Test Status

Code quality:

Code Climate

Release Procedure

Releases Archive

GlobaLeaks releases are archived on our official deb repository:


In GlobaLeaks we make use of a set of Cloud Services and of an own Linux Server to manage various stuff related to the project.

This section describe our own infrastructure. Please note that we do not accept leaks or submission and this infrastructure is only used for the project development.

Software License

GlobaLeaks is free software released under the GNU Affero General Public License v3.

GlobaLeaks makes use of a plethora of selected free software. For the list of software used in GlobaLeaks refer to Technology Selection.

Grant Reporting

Radio Free Asia Freedom 2 Connect Grant

At the following page are collected the monthly reports of the state of advancement during the period financed by the Freedom 2 Connect Grant (June 2012 to April 2013)

Open Tech Fund Grant

At the following page are collected the monthly reports of the state of advancement during the period financed by the OTF Grant (July 2014 to January 2016; actually ongoing)

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