02/29/12

On WikiLeaks (G.I. Files):
  • The G.I. Files continue dominating headlines. About 100 more emails were released today, including more which discuss WikiLeaks. Here are some highlights from today:
  • Senator Scott Ludlam addressed the Australian Senate regarding a sealed indictment against Julian Assange. Transcripts are available of his speech and his questions to the PM's representative.
  • CCR's Michael Ratner was on Democracy Now! discussing the sealed indictment against Julian Assange.
  • The Young Turks discussed the impact and revelations from the G.I. Files. Michael Hastings was also on the show talking about Homeland Security's monitoring of the Occupy movement.
  • Andrew Kreig, director of the Justice Integrity Project, analyses the revelation of the sealed indictment against Julian Assange.

On WikiLeaks (Other):
  • A major update to a government-wide cyber manual addresses how to spot conduct that may signal an employee plans to leak sensitive information.
  • Professor Ferrada-noli was on Swedish Radio1 debating Expressen journalists over their recent articles which claim WikiLeaks is planning a smear campaign against Sweden.

On Julian Assange:
  • The verdict for Julian Assange's Supreme Court hearing will be issued sometime after March 4.
  • With news of the sealed indictment, WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson says its time for the Australian government to stand ground and protect Julian Assange. 
  • Jennifer Robinson writes on how if she were Attorney General she would protect Julian Assange.
  • The Support Assange & WikiLeaks Coalition calls on the Australian Government to act now to stop extradition of Assange to the US.

Bradley Manning:
  • CCR's Michael Ratner was on The Real News discussing Bradley Manning's recent arraignment.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued an update for February 29.


Upcoming Dates:
 
03/01/2012: Julian Assange Q&A on "Europe's Last Dictator." 
03/04/2012: Julian Assange Supreme Court verdict expected after this date.
03/08/2012: Daniel Ellsberg to speak at Princeton on WikiLeaks and the Pentagon Papers.
03/13/2012: Julian Assange to participate in War on Drugs debate, 7PM.
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 453 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 449 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 647 days.