03/14/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 466 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 463 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 660 days. 


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks cables show that US diplomats have claimed that the Venezuelan Government harasses them.
  • The US State Department is looking to fire Peter Van Buren, a foreign service officer, based on 8 charges including linking to WikiLeaks cables and disclosing classified information.
  • Obama is insisting that journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye be kept in a Yemeni prison. Among other things, Shaye revealed the US was conducting drone strikes in Yemen, information which was later vindicated by a WikiLeaks cable.
  • Referencing a WikiLeaks cable on Chinese investment in Australia, Chris Berg writes about how comments by Craig Emerson MP should not be taken at face value.

Julian Assange News:
  • Christine Assange was on ABC NewsRadio Drive discussing Julian's upcoming verdict and the threat of further US extradition.
  • The UK Supreme Court reiterated that it will tweet the verdict date for Julian Assange's extradition appeal as many days in advance as possible.
  • Julian Assange's upcoming TV show, "The World Tomorrow," will be distributed by Journeyman Pictures.
  • Video of the "War on Drugs" versus debate is now available. Julian Assange begins speaking at 1:37:12.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Alyona Show discussed the immense amount of secrecy in Bradley Manning's case as part of Sunshine Week. The issue was also reported on by Courthouse News Service.