04/14/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 498 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 495 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 692 days.  
A Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 578 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola has written an article about the Obama administration's indifference towards Pakistan's opposition of unmanned drones, referencing WikiLeaks cables containing comments by Pakistani officials on the subject.
  • WL Central has issued a news update for April 14 which covers The World Tomorrow, Cablegate news, and more.

Julian Assange News:
  • RT's editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan stated that she had no doubt Julian Assange's undisclosed first guest for The World Tomorrow will "lead to calls to shut us down from some especially hawkish personalities who have little respect for freedom of speech."
  • Peter Knight has written a blog post about The World Tomorrow, focusing on guests which have been revealed through WikiLeaks, Twitter, or other media.
  • The New American details the case against Julian Assange, stating he has been denied due process and fundamental civil liberties during every step of the case. Also included are quotes from their recent interview with Christine Assange.

Bradley Manning News:
  • An article in The Guardian looks at the Obama administration's disturbing treatment of whistleblowers, including Bradley Manning.