04/03/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 487 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 484 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 681 days. 

WikiLeaks News:
  • Kristinn Hrafnsson spoke at a whistleblowing panel at SKUP 2012 alongside Annie Machon and Smári McCarthy, giving a detailed presentation on WikiLeaks.
  • Twitter user @Nicsha has written an article about the WikiLeaks banking blockade, detailing her own experiences contacting Mastercard, banks, and various Australian organizations trying to get answers about the blockade. 
  • With the announcement of Omar Suleiman's run for Egyptian presidency, WikiLeaks Press sent out a series of tweets linking to related cables, including his involvement in torture.
  • WikiLeaks cables show that Cuban spies support Hugo Chávez' regime. 
  • WikiLeaks cables confirm claims that the UK sold the Storm Shadow cruise missile to Saudi Arabia.
  • The list of Christine Assange's Talking Points on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange has been updated with 13 new facts.
  • Twitter user @Somersetbean is in the process of releasing 73 posters detailing facts about WikiLeaks to bring to the attention of new Australian FM Bob Carr.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Antiwar.com reviewed the upcoming book, "The Passion of Bradley Manning" by Chase Madar.
  • The latest episode of "House" entitled "Blowing the Whistle" focused on a Bradley Manning-esque character who leaked a video showing a US Army attack which left 34 civilians dead.
  • A puppet show about Bradley Manning was held at Prentis Hall at Columbia University.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update which covers books about Bradley and his current mailing address.