01/10/12

On WikiLeaks:
  • NYTimes eXaminer has filed a FOIA request asking for records pertaining to communication between the State Department and the New York Times regarding WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, and Julian Assange.
  • A WikiLeaks cables shows that Japan lobbied the US to revoke the tax-exempt charity status of Sea Shepard, a marine conservation organization, in 2009. [SMH]
  • This weeks's episode of the radio program Earth Minute discussed WikiLeaks cables which exposed the US targeting of indigenous activists.
  • Honest Appalachia, a whistleblower-empowering website inspired by WikiLeaks, has launched today.
  • The WikiLeaks Truck auction ended, selling for USD $7,600.

On Julian Assange:
  • Julian Assange has been under house arrest for 400 days without charge. [J4A]

On Bradley Manning:



Upcoming Dates:

01/11/2012: Day of action against Guantanamo Bay.
01/11/2012: Julian Assange detained for 400 days without charge.
01/14/2012: Bradley Manning in prison for 600 days.
01/16/2012: Decision to court martial Bradley Manning should be given by this date.
01/21/2012: "War on the Internet" panel in Melbourne with Jacob Appelbaum.
01/24/2012: Announcement of Academy Awards. "Incident in New Baghdad" is in the running.
02/01/2012: Julian Assange will appeal to the Supreme Court.
02/01/2012: Vigil for Julian Assange at UK Supreme Court, 9AM. 
04/25/2012: Kristinn Hrafnsson to speak at International Journalism Festival in Perugia.
05/23/2012: Julian Assange to speak at EIM2012 in The Netherlands.


WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded for 403 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 400 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 597 days.