03/29/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 482 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 479 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 676 days. 

WikiLeaks News:
  • Episode two of "WikiLeaks: The Secret Life of a Superpower" is now available on Youtube.
  • A forum on "WikiLeaks, Assange, and Defending Democracy" will be held at BMW Edge in Melbourne, April 19 at 6:30PM. Speaking at the forum will be Christine Assange, Scott Ludlam, Lizzie O'Shea, Bernard Keane, and Greg Barns.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange was interviewed on ABC Late Night Live Radio where he talked about his extradition hearing, how WikiLeaks is running, his upcoming television show, and his run for senate. Transcript is also available. 
  • Naomi Wolf declined a meeting to interview Julian Assange for fear that it could be construed as "aiding a terrorist" under the NDAA. Testimony from Birgitta Jonsdottir said she herself was afraid of arrest due to association with WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Greg Mitchell wrote an article about Bradley Manning being arrested nearly two years ago, yet still a ways away from trial.
  • A federal court ruled that David House is allowed to continue his lawsuit against the federal government over a boarder search-and-seizure related to his relationship with Bradley Manning. (See also a statement on the issue from the Bradley Manning Support Network.)
  • Video of Daniel Ellsberg speaking at the Occupy the Truth whistleblower conference is now available.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update for March 29.