03/26/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 479 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 476 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 673 days. 

WikiLeaks News:
  • Cabledrum has indexed over 600 articles on WikiLeaks' Global Intelligence Files from over 35 countries. A keyword search has also been added.
  • New laws have passed in Australia which make it difficult for organizations like WikiLeaks to operate, including an extradition law which makes it easier for foreign governments to request extradition of Australians and a new spying law which broadens ASIO's reach.
  • A federal judge ruled that Google is free to tell a user about mysterious requests by the government, likely related to WikiLeaks.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange was scheduled to appear on ABC Late Night Live radio, but had to cancel due to a legal meeting. ABC hopes to have him on at a later date.
  • Julian Assange had his first interview after his announcement to run for senate, discussing the state Australian politics and his views.
  • Australian Labor Party MP Mandy Johnstone just lost her seat in Townsville, Julian Assange's hometown where he has over 80% support from the people.
  • The Liberal Democrats believe they are the party perfectly suited for Julian Assange.
  • Christine Assange was on 2UE radio calling on Australian FM Bob Carr to seek a timely conclusion to Julian's house arrest.
  • The Independent corrected its false statement that Julian Assange had been charged from January 16.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network issued a news update for March 26.
  • Graham Nash performed his song about Bradley Manning, "Almost Gone," at a live concert in New Zealand.