02/25/12

On WikiLeaks:
  • WikiLeaks Press has published its coverage of WikiLeaks news from the week of February 2.
  • A Top Secret cable has been leaked to the Washington Post, but there have been no comments or denunciations by the White House.
  • Professor Ferrada-noli has updated his article on Expressen, WikiLeaks, and the smear campaign with analysis of Swedish FM Carl Bildt's tweets on the matter.
  • A reference document on Expressen, WikiLeaks, and the smear campaign has been created, containing all articles, tweets, and relevant information.
  • Christine Assange has announced she will be taking a break from Twitter to work on a "simple information & action website."
  • A magnet link for WikiLeaks' insurance file torrent is available. This has assisted some people who were having previous issues with the torrent.
  • WikiLeaks Central has issued a news update for February 24.

On Julian Assange:
  • Swedish journalist Staffan Heimerson, after reading the police reports, comments on the Assange case, "[...] the idea of ​​prosecution of rape against Assange is idiocy. Put down the target. It attracts ridicule of Swedish everyday life."

On Bradley Manning:
  • A transcript of Bradley Manning's arraignment is now available at WL Central, via Alexa O'Brien.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued an update for February 25, which covers Roger Water's support for Bradley, reports from his arraignment, and protests for Bradley.
  • The Project on Government Oversight (POGO) has stated it "doesn't necessarily condone" the alleged actions of Bradley Manning.


Upcoming Dates:
 
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." 
03/08/2012: Daniel Ellsberg to speak at Princeton on WikiLeaks and the Pentagon Papers.
03/15/2012: Bradley Manning's next court appearance. 
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 449 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 445 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 643 days.