03/15/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 468 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 464 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 662 days. 


WikiLeaks News:
  • Emails from Stratfor show that Google was involved in "regime change" in the Middle East.
  • Stratfor employee Tony Sullivan fell for a $10 million email scheme according to emails from Stratfor.
  • Beat the Blockade is a new campaign created to stop the unlawful financial blockade of WikiLeaks. On April 5 they are asking everyone to donate at least $5 to WikiLeaks.

Julian Assange News:
  • An article in New Matilda discusses what Australian MPs know about the allegations against Assange from a briefing they were given a year ago.
  • Transcript is available of Julian Assange speaking at the Versus War on Drugs debate.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning's motion hearing began today. Here are some major developments:
    • The defense filed a motion to dismiss charges against Manning based on the government withholding important evidence
    • The prosecution did not receive some important emails related to the case because their spam filter blocked anything with the word "WikiLeaks"
    • The enemy Manning is accused of aiding has been identified as Al-Qaeda
    • It is possible that Manning will testify about being videotaped at Quantico
    • The hearing will continue at 10AM tomorrow, March 16
    • For in-depth coverage of the hearing see Kevin Gosztola's live-blog and Alexa O'Brien's transcript
  • David House was on MSNBC discussing Manning's motion hearing.
  • Alexa O'Brien interviewed Denver Nicks, author of the upcoming book "Private: Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History."