03/16/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 469 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 465 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 663 days. 


WikiLeaks News:
  • WSWS has published a new interview with Julian Assange in which he discusses the attacks on WikiLeaks and his upcoming Supreme Court verdict.
  • Stratfor has hired Robert D. Kaplan, longtime national correspondent with The Atlantic, to help them bounce back after the release of Stratfor emails by WikiLeaks.
  • Part 33 of Andy Worthington's 70-part series on the WikiLeaks Guantanamo files has been published.

Julian Assange News:
  • Friends of WikiLeaks Germany has written a letter to the Australian Ambassador in Berlin urging protection for Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning's motion hearing continued and concluded on its second day. Here are the major developments:
    •  Secret conferencing between the prosecution, defense, and judge lasted until 1PM
    • The prosecution, defense, and judge agreed upon a protective order for classified information which was signed and submitted to the record
    • The judge denied the defense's motion to compel depositions from OCAs (original classification authorities)
    • The next set of hearings is scheduled for April 24-26
    • The actual trial date is yet to be established
    • For in-depth coverage see Kevin Gosztola's live-blog at Firedoglake
  • Kevin Gosztola was on both The Alyona Show and RT America discussing the first day of Bradley Manning's motion hearing.
  • Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network has written about the first day of Bradley Manning's motion hearing.
  • Some photos of Bradley Manning from March 15 and 16 have been posted to Cryptome.
  • WikiLeaks tweeted out a short report from their representative at Bradley Manning's hearing.