02/15/12


On WikiLeaks (revelations):
  • A WikiLeaks cable reveals that Gideon Gono, the Reserve Bank governor, intended to form his own political party, believing that President Mugabe and the Zanu party were so weak they were no longer relevant.
  • Collateral Murder documentary "Incident in New Baghdad" will air on the Documentary Channel, May 27 at 8PM.
  • Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola tweets that Washington Post's David Finkel, who sat on a copy of "Collateral Murder," is now helping soldiers who worked with Ethan McCord tell their side of the story.
  • A WikiLeaks cable reveals the influence of Iran in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. 

On WikiLeaks (general):
 
On Julian Assange:

On Bradley Manning:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network is having a call-in to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, asking him to free Bradley.


Upcoming Dates:

02/16/2012: UNESCO conference on WikiLeaks in Paris.
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,'  8PM on FOX.
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. 
05/27/2012: "Incident in New Baghdad" to air on The Documentary Channel, 8PM


WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded for 439 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 435 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 633 days.