04/19/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 503 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 500 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 697 days.  
A Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 583 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson was delayed at Heathrow Airport, having been put on an "inhibited travel list." The Commonwealth Law Association, of which Robinson is a part, put out a statement on the incident. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon is expected to be grilled on the issue at an upcoming law conference.
  • A panel was held on "WikiLeaks, Assange, and Defending Democracy" in Melbourne with speakers Scott Ludlam, Bernard Keane, Greg Barns, Suelette Dreyfus, and Lizzie O'Shea. Video is available via the WikiLeaks Australian Citizen's Alliance.
  • An article at WL Central takes a philosophical look into the meaning of truth and the importance of investigative journalism.

Julian Assange News:
  • Supporters of Julian Assange will picket Australian Attorney-General Nicola Roxon as she attends a law conference in Sydney, April 20.
  • Glenn Greenwald was on RT to discuss the American media reaction to "The World Tomorrow."
  • Newcastle Trades Hall Secretary Gary Kennedy gave an interview where he expressed his opinion that the Australian government needs to do everything it can to protect Julian Assange.
  • WL Central wrote an article clearing up common misconceptions in the Assange case.

Bradley Manning News:
  • There is only a short amount of time left to raise the last needed funds for the Bradley Manning Washington DC metro campaign. You can donate via the Bradley Manning Support Network or EpicStep.
  • The Guardian has reviewed "The Radicalization of Bradley Manning," a play about the soldier's life currently be performed around Wales, giving it 3 stars out of 5.