05/05/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 519 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 516 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 713 days.  
A Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 599 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested at the Bahraini International Airport upon his return from Beirut. This comes the day after WikiLeaks announced he would be a guest on next week's episode of "The World Tomorrow." 34 U.S. Diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks mention Nabeel Rajab.
  • In an analysis of Brazil's relationship with the U.S., Al Jazeera looked at documents from both Cablegate and the G.I. Files. Both U.S. diplomats and Stratfor analysts are wary of Brazil's rising influence.
  • The U.S. Army wants to monitor keystrokes, downloads, and web searches on computers that soldiers use. This is to prevent future WikiLeaks-style releases of classified information.


Julian Assange News:
  • RT has posted some images and quotes from next week's episode of "The World Tomorrow," following the news of Nabeel Rajab's arrest.
  • The third episode of "The World Tomorrow" featuring Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki is now available in Italian.


Bradley Manning News:
  • Social Alliance spokesperson for gay and lesbian rights Rachel Evans spoke at a Sydney rally for Bradley Manning. Transcript of her speech is available via Green Left Weekly.
  • Less than one week remains for a painting auction, in which all proceeds go to Bradley Manning's defense fund.