Publishing personal stuff like that could destroy people.
WikiLeaks calls itself a "giant library of the world's most persecuted documents."
It's also a giant library of personal records of innocent people, including rape victims and sick children, AP reports.
Hundreds of people have seen innocent family and friends exposed in WikiLeaks data dumps, and in some cases, the group has put lives in danger.
This has nothing to do with politics or corruption... This is illegal!
In two cases, WikiLeak named two teenage rape victims. In another, it published the name of a Saudi Arabian man arrested for being gay, which can be punished by death in that country.
In another case, it released a brain cancer patient's medical history online, much to Dr. Nayef al-Fayez's chagrin.
No, WikiLeaks did not disclose "gays" to the Saudi govt. Data is from govt & not leaked by us. Story from 2015. Re-run now due to election.— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) August 23, 2016
WikiLeaks has denied some of the accusations.
The group implied the AP investigation was part of a conspiracy.
WATCH: The organization has been stoking controversies lately, due to its release of a large number of Democratic National Committee emails and fueling a conspiracy theory tied to DNC staffer Seth Rich.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.