Iraqi people surf the internet for the WikiLeaks web site in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 23. Military documents laid bare in the biggest leak of secret information in US history suggest that far more Iraqis died than previously acknowledged during the years of sectarian bloodletting and criminal violence unleashed by the 2003 US-led invasion. Khalid Mohammed/AP
Founder of the Wikileaks website Julian Assange arrives for a press conference on Oct. 23, during a press conference at the Park Plaza hotel in central London to release previously secret files on the Iraq war. Leon Neal/AFP/Newscom
Iraq's Human Rights Minister Wijdan Michael speaks to reporters during an interview in Baghdad, on Oct. 24. Iraq vowed on Oct. 23 to probe allegations that police or soldiers committed crimes in the country's sectarian war, after WikiLeaks released classified US files that revealed prisoner abuse by Iraqi forces. Mohammed Ameen/Reuters
In this May 17, 2006 file photo, three brothers of a man shot dead by a gunman in the Dora neighborhood of Baghdad sit next to his coffin as it is carried on top of a vehicle en-route to the funeral in Najaf, Iraq. Alaa Al-Marjani/AP/File
Daniel Ellsberg, Former US military analyst and the man behind a leak of US Pentagon documents to whistelbowing website Wikileaks, speaks on Oct. 23 during a press conference at the Park Plaza hotel in central London. Leon Neal/AFP/Newscom
In this Aug. 28, 2007 file photo, prisoners look out of their cell in the Rusafa 5 intake prison inside the new judicial Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP/File
In this Feb. 12, 2007 file photo, Iraqis grieve amid the rubble after a double car bomb attack in central Baghdad, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP/File
In this April 23 photo, gravediggers set to work as victims of a wave of bombings arrive for burial in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Alaa al-Marjani/AP
An Iraqi policeman stands guard at a checkpoint in Baghdad, on Oct. 23. Iraq vowed on Saturday to probe allegations that police or soldiers committed crimes in the country's sectarian war, after WikiLeaks released classified US files that revealed prisoner abuse by Iraqi forces. Mohammed Ameen/Reuters
In this Nov. 9, 2005 file photo, Iraqi women mourn during the funeral service of Adel al-Zubeidi, in Baghdad, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP/File
An Iraqi policeman uses a scanner to scan a resident vehicle at a checkpoint in Baghdad, on Oct. 23. Mohammed Ameen/AP
Family members of Ayad Karim visit his grave in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, Iraq, on Oct. 23. Karim was killed in 2006 by militiamen during the sectarian violence. Alaa al-Marjani/AP
Collaborator with the Wikileaks website Kristinn Hrafnsson takes part in a press conference on Oct. 23, at the Park Plaza hotel in central London. Leon Neal /AFP/Newscom
Court demanded that Visa stop its financial blockade against WikiLeaks.
ByRaphael Satter, Associated Press
WikiLeaks declared victory Thursday in the first round of its campaign against the financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard after an Icelandic court ordered their local partner to resume processing credit card donations to the secret-spilling site.