03/02/12

On WikiLeaks:
  • Two new articles on the WikiLeaks-related G.I. Files have been posted at the WikiLeaks website: "WikiLeaks' Impact is Stratfor's Bottom Line" and "Stratfor on the Australian Assange."
  • Firedoglake's Jane Hamsher has identified another Stratfor source, Penny Pritzker, heiress to the Hyatt hotel fortune.
  • Stratfor emails show that the International Monetary Fund is partly to blame for wars in former Yugoslavia.
  • Kevin Gosztola continues his G.I. Files live-blog, which is now on Day 5.
  • Former British PM Tony Blair closed the RSA 2012 conference by denouncing WikiLeaks as "disgraceful."

On Julian Assange:
  • Ian Bailey won an appeal in Irish Supreme Court, which refused to extradite him to France since they only wanted to question him. In Julian Assange's case, this argument was not accepted.
  • Professor Ferrada-noli has written the second part of his analysis of the Swedish media campaign against Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued an update for March 2, which covers Bradley's upcoming March 15 court date and Jane Hamsher identifying Stratfor's FBI source.


Upcoming Dates:
 
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 motion hearing, 10AM at Fort Meade.
03/17/2012: "War on WikiLeaks" public forum at Bleeding Heart, Brisbane, 2PM. 
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 455 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 451 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 649 days.