03/27/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 480 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 477 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 674 days. 

WikiLeaks News:
  • Emails from Stratfor show that Benjamin Netanyahu was a Stratfor source from 2007 to 2010.
  • Douglas McNabb, US attorney and extradition expert, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges were on RT discussing the US's relentless pursuit of Julian Assange and the implications for whistleblowers and journalists.
  • In a speech about unpunished crimes against humanity, lawyer Geoffrey Robertson mentioned a WikiLeaks cable which discussed Iran being prepared to delay its nuclear program if it could get its hands on the PMOI (People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran).
  • An article in Salon looks at Deep Throat and the "myth of the romance of heroic journalism" and compares it to WikiLeaks.
  • A Canadian naval officer allegedly leaked a large cache of military communications data to Russia, which is "roughly matching in volume the U.S. data loss to WikiLeaks."

Julian Assange News:
  • Reuters published an article commenting on the Australian Senate being "no legal haven" for Julian Assange. In regards to the article, Philip Dorling, who published the first comments from Julian Assange after his announcement of his run for senate, noted "Assange isn't looking for a legal hideout."
  • Professor Ferrada-noli was on RT discussing Julian Assange's extradition case.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update for March 27.
  • Audio is available of Daniel Ellsberg's recent talk at Occupy the Truth's recent whistleblower conference.