03/03/12

On WikiLeaks:
  • The G.I. Files reveal that Stratfor holds very negative views on New Zealand and believe it has little geopolitical importance.
  • An email from Stratfor looks inside the Russia/EU/Ukraine energy war.
  • Indra Sinha, a Bhopal activist, writes on the experience of finding out through Stratfor emails that Dow Chemical had been spying on him.
  • Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola continues his live-blog of the G.I. Files, now on its sixth day.
  • WikiLeaks now has over 1.4M followers on Twitter.
  • WikiLeaks Press has covered WikiLeaks news from 9 - 15 February.
  • WL Central has issued a big news update for March 3.

On Julian Assange:
  • A video clip from Julian Assange's Q&A session at the screening of "Europe's Last Dictator" has been uploaded to youtube.
  • A huge discussion has taken place in the comment section of the recent New Statesman article "Julian Assange and Europe's Last Dictator."
  • Viggo Mortensen, known for his role as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings triology, has listed Julian Assange as one of his heroes.
  • The Australian has created a gallery of celebrity supporters of Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning:
  • Bradley Manning's has a new mailing address which is available at his attorney's website, along with instructions on what Bradley can receive.
  • Bradley Manning supporters claim that a fair trial for Bradley is "almost impossible."


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 456 days.
(more info: http://wikileaks.org/Banking-Blockade.html)
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 452 days.  
Bradley Manning has been detained for 650 days.