04/23/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 507 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 504 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 701 days.  
A Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 587 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson gave an interview with WSWS where she discussed being placed on an "inhibited" travel list. She also spoke on government and media attacks against WikiLeaks.
  • WL Central has issued a news update for April 23.

Julian Assange News:
  • WikiLeaks issued a press release about the upcoming episode of "The World Tomorrow." Featured guests are David Horowitz and Slavoj Žižek and topics discussed include "Palestinians and Nazis, Joseph Stalin and Barack Obama, the decline of Europe and the tension between liberty and equality." This episode airs on RT Tuesday, April 24, at 12:30PM London time.
  • RT showed two previews for upcoming episode of "The World Tomorrow." See Preview 1 on YouTube and Preview 2 on RT, along with a short article about the episode.
  • Proof-checked transcript of Julian Assange's interview with Hassan Nasrallah is now available.
  • Greg Barns, who recently spoke at a Melbourne panel on WikiLeaks, has written an OpEd about the Australian government's failure to protect Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning has now been imprisoned for 700 days without trial.
  • Bradley Manning's motion hearings begin tomorrow. Kevin Gosztola and David Powell will be tweeting from the proceedings.
  • Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola has written an article about how Bradley Manning is being convicted by the U.S. government in secret.
  • Cyber-security expert Steven Aftergood wrote an article discussing the new motions Bradley Manning's defense has filed.
  • Greg Mitchell has posted an excerpt of his and Kevin Gosztola's new book, "Truth and Consequences," which covers Bradley Manning's hearings up until now.
  • BU Today did a profile on David House which discussed his work with the Bradley Manning Support Network among other things. House is expected to attending Manning's hearing tomorrow.
  • A photo has been posted of one of the new Bradley Manning posters put around the Washington D.C. Metro.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update for April 23.