01/23/12

On WikiLeaks: 
  • WikiLeaks has announced that a TV series featuring Julian Assange conversing with key political players will be released in mid-March; a series of 10 weekly half-hour episodes.
  • The entire 'War on the Internet' panel, with Jacob Appelbaum, Bernard Keane, Scott Ludlam, and Suelette Dreyfus, is now online. Opening video from Julian Assange has yet to be uplodaed.
  • Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, who has spoken out in support of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, fears that his phone has been hacked by the federal government.
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson spoke with US Attorney General Eric Holder at the Sundance Film Festival, asking him about his intention to prosecute Julian Assange. She will post more on his response at a later date.

On Julian Assange:
  • The Supreme Court has released information about public seating for Julian Assange's hearing on February 1st and 2nd. Like his past hearings, seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. They are preparing for a large crowd, but still expect to lack sufficient space for all who wish to be present.
  • Australian citizens are planning to greet Julian Assange at the Melbourne airport if he is granted freedom after his Supreme Court hearing. The hashtag for this event is #OccupyAirportForJA.

On Bradley Manning:



Upcoming Dates:


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. 
02/01/2012: Vigil for Julian Assange in Sydney, 5:00PM.
02/17/2012: "Don't Shoot the Messenger" panel in Sydney, with Christine Assange et al.
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 416 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 413 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 610 days.