01/15/12

On WikiLeaks: 
  • The US House of Representatives called for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange to be tried in a military court, under a style of law similar to the recently signed NDAA. A transcript of the speeches can be read here.
  • WikiLeaks cables reveal further evidence of Monsanto's continuing efforts to influence governments worldwide to rule in its favor and punish those who won’t.
  • Green Left Weekly looks back on 2011, with mentions of the continued fight for transparency by WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

On Julian Assange:
  • The Press Association issued a correction in which they apologized for mistakenly saying Woman Against Rape criticized Julian Assange's legal team. Though, as WikiLeaks tweets, this is "after the damage is done."
  • Julian Assange's mother, Christine, offers her email address for people to send their plans to help Julian in the case he is extradited.
  • London Catholic Worker and Veterans for Peace UK are organizing a vigil for Julian Assange at the Supreme Court, February 1 & 2, starting at 8:30AM.

On Bradley Manning:
  • An article in the Sydney Morning Herald addresses the issue the Bradley Manning's emotional instability was well-known to his superiors.


Upcoming Dates:
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. 
01/28/2012: WikiLeaks debate in Houston, Texas.
02/01/2012: Julian Assange will appeal to the Supreme Court.
02/01/2012: Vigil for Julian Assange at UK Supreme Court, 8:30AM. 
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 408 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 405 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 602 days.