03/18/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 471 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 467 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 665 days. 


WikiLeaks News:
  • The Minnesota Committee to Stop FBI Repression expressed its solidarity with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.
  • Rev. Marcel Guarnizo, who denied a lesbian communion, is mentioned in WikiLeaks cables which describe his meetings with senior diplomatic officials about tensions between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church.
  • An article at WikiLeaks Central discusses the spread of untruths in mainstream media, metioning particular instances with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.
  • An article at WikiLeaks Central takes note of media misinformation about the website and notes that WL Central is independent of the WikiLeaks organization.
  • WL Central has issued a news update for March 17.

Julian Assange News:
  • Green Senator Scott Ludlam and Christine Assange were interviewed after a forum in Brisbane about Julian Assange, the threat of his extradition, and his decision to run for the Australian Senate.
  • During a forum on WikiLeaks, Christine Assange said Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr is in a position to promote change and protect Julian Assange.
  • Malaysian Prime Minsiter Najib Razak said that opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's refusal to participate in a forum with blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin and Julian Assange is proof of his inconsistencies.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Alexa O'Brien inteviewed Firedoglake's Kevin Gozstola and UK Friends of Bradley Manning's Naomi Colvin about Bradley Manning, the UN Rapporteur on Torture's statements, and media coverage of his hearings.