04/07/12


WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 491 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 488 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 685 days. 

WikiLeaks News:
  • EFF writes that the proposed CISPA bill (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011) would be a "powerful weapon to use against whistleblower websites like WikiLeaks."
  • The UK is exporting surveillance technology to repressive nations. Many brochures, presentations, and marketing videos detailing these technologies were released in WikiLeaks' Spy Files.
  • The U.S. State Dept. IT chief gave an interview about changes in cyber security after WikiLeaks release of diplomatic cables, nearly 18 months ago.

Julian Assange News:
  • Twitter user @karwalski has written an in-depth article about April 4th's panel in Newcastle, "Julian Assange: Fighter for Freedom or High-Tech Terrorist?"
  • In the upcoming TV movie, "Underground: The Julian Assange Story," Alex Williams will play Julian Assange, Rachel Griffiths will his mother, and Anthony LaPaglia will play Detective Ken Roberts.
  • Anonymous took down the UK Home Office and Prime Minsiter websites as an act of protest against the UK's extradition abuses.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning Support Network published an article written for the two-year anniversary of "Collateral Murder," which calls on people to discuss the video and join in their campaigns to free Bradley Manning.
  • For April 24, Bradley Manning's next hearing, a "Free Bradley Manning" event will be held at Occupy the Justice Department in Washington D.C. at 11AM.