01/26/12

On WikiLeaks: 
  • The top US intelligence official says it will take five years to implement new measures to prevent another WikiLeaks-style disclosure of classified information from happening.
  • Antipode has released an anaylsis of a map of US national security priorities, which was created using data from diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. 
  • Stars & Stripes, an independent news source, faces threats of legal action by the US government for it's reporting on WikiLeaks releases.  
  • WL Central has released an update which covers Julian Assange's upcoming TV series and other events.
  • RT has a poll on the front page of their website which asks: "What should Assange expose in RT's TV series?" Currently the results are:
    10% : Who controls the Internet
    31% : How banks run the world
    29% : NATO war machine agenda
    30% : Who rules the mainstream media
      
On Julian Assange:
  • Prof. Ferrada-Noli translated recent comments made by Swedish PM Reinfeldt about Julian Assange:
    • 'PM Reinfeldt on #Assange case: "1 tries to discredit legal system when ACCUSED OF A CRIME in other country"' (link) 
    • 'Today Sweden's PM Reinfeldt on #Assange case: “we take very seriously ACCUSATIONS about rape”' (link)
    • 'PM Reinfeldt on critics abt #Assange case "try diminishing our development & good (rape) legislation”' (link)
    • 'Journo asks: "Is it problem 4 U Fredik Reinfeldt, that Sweden is described as a juridical banana republic?"' (link)
    • 'PM Reindfeldt answers: "it's a method one uses...when one STANDS ACCUSED OF A CRIME in other country"' (link)

On Bradley Manning:


Upcoming Dates:


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. 
02/26/2012: Announcement of Academy Awards. "Incident in New Baghdad" is in the running. 
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 419 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 416 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 613 days.