03/11/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 464 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 461 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 658 days.  

Day 5: WikiLeaks calls for Expressen editor Thomas Mattsson to retract or resign.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Australian MP Jamie Parker gave a speech to the Parliament of New South Wales about WikiLeaks and called on FM Bob Carr to be an advocate for Julian Assange. 
  • Emre Uslu wrote on the issues with Stratfor's Turkish sources, including how many have political agendas.
  • Video clips are available from Daniel Ellsberg's March 8 talk at Princeton on WikiLeaks.
  • A former US Justice Department official says Obama is right "to prosecute leakers who are not the same as whistle-blowers," though makes no mention of WikiLeaks or Bradley Manning.
  • Patrick Forbes gave a Q&A and an interview about his film "WikiLeaks: Secrets and Lies" after its screening at SXSW. (See also: WikiLeaks' press release on the film.)

Julian Assange News:
  • Megan Kinninment wrote on Christine Assange's courageous fight for the safety of her son. 
  • Australian Friends of WikiLeaks have started an Avaaz petition stating Australian politicans must protect Julian Assange from extradition.
  • Christine Assange's list of talking points for Australian politicians has been updated and now contains 60 facts about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.