05/09/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 523 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 520 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 717 days.  
A secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 603 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Bulgarian MEP Slavi Binev, who was exposed by WikiLeaks cables as a leader of an organized crime group, will be on the European Parliament panel to decide which Arab Spring countries will be financial aid.


Julian Assange News:
  • The Australian Socialist Equality Party (SEP) unanimously passed a resolution to defend Julian Assange during its first national congress. The resolution demands the immediate release of Assange, as well as Bradley Manning.
  • An article in Business Insider looks at how Brazil does not allow the extradition of its citizens, comparing this to Julian Assange and Kim Dotcom, who have been abandoned by their respective governments.
  • WikiLeaks tweeted that they predict Julian Assange will be extradited under the cover of the London Olympics.


Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update for May 9 which covers Bradley being a scapegoat, a new play about him in Chicago, and an auction for a Collateral Murder-inspired painting.