02/21/12


On WikiLeaks:
  • WikiLeaks Press is now accepting articles for publication at their website.
  • The US is now monitoring the use of SIPRNet with a mechanism that reports "certain anomalous behaviors" to try and prevent WikiLeaks-style disclosures.
  • Green Left Weekly has published transcripts of the four speakers at the "WikiLeaks, Assange, & Democracy" panel held last week in Sydney: Humphrey McQueen, Scott Ludlam, Jennifer Robinson, and Christine Assange.
  • Kangaroo Court of Australia has started a petition demanding Bob Brown and the Australian Greens Party provide support for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Christine Assange commented that Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has spent thousands of dollars trying to secure Julian's safety.
  • A 10-minute pro-WikiLeaks documentary entitled "The Assassination of Julian Assange" has been released by Antonio Cruz, Ian Rendall and Sam Howell.
  • Ethan McCord, ground soldier from 'Collateral Murder,' was on The Take Away radio program discussing his experiences.
  • WikiLeaks Press has released its summary of WikiLeaks press coverage from 26 January to 1 February.

On Julian Assange:
  • Professor Ferrada-noli has published the second part of his Sweden, Assange, & Pinochet series, which focuses on the politically appointed lay judges.

On Bradley Manning:
  • A vigil for Bradley Manning will be held at the US Embassy in London on February 23, as his arraignment is being held in at Fort Meade.


Upcoming Dates:
 
02/23/2012: Bradley Manning's arraignment, 1:00PM at Fort Meade. 
02/23/2012: London vigil for Bradley Manning at the US Embassy.
02/26/2012: Academy Awards. "Incident in New Baghdad" is in the running. 
03/01/2012: Julian Assange Q&A on "Europe's Last Dictator." 
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 445 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 441 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 639 days.