02/12/12


On WikiLeaks:
  • Alexa O'Brien tweets that there will be a panel on her WikiLeaks timeline at the UC Berkeley whistleblowers conference, February 19 at 11AM.
  • A diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks revealed that South Africa was being used as a transit point for weapon shipments to Madagascar.
  • A review of the book "WikiLeaks: News in the Networked Era" by Charlie Beckett and James Ball. Note: It is posted on the website of the LSE, where Beckett serves as director of Polis.
  • Israel had been using Baku, Azerbaijan as a location to spy on Iran, according to a diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks.

On Julian Assange:
  • WikiLeaks tweets, "According to google, there are over 6M references to Assange and "charges" despite the fact there are no charges."

On Bradley Manning:


Upcoming Dates:

02/17/2012: "Don't Shoot the Messenger" panel in Sydney, with Christine Assange et al. 
02/17/2012: Bradley Manning forum in Berkeley, CA, with Daniel Ellsberg et al.
02/19/2012: Julian Assange to guest star on the 500th episode of 'The Simpsons.' 
02/23/2012: Bradley Manning's arraignment, 1:00PM at Fort Meade.
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 436 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 432 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 630 days.