05/10/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 524 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 521 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 718 days.  
A secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury has been active in the US without transparency for 604 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Russian Reporter published an in-depth analysis of Stratfor emails which discuss analyst Lauren Goodrich and her alleged contact with Russian Prosecutor-General Yury Chaika. Since she was the only person at Stratfor determining information delivery concerning Russia, she ended up giving misleading info to her colleagues, as well as anybody who relied on Stratfor's data--nearly 2.5 million people, including the CIA, State Department, DoD, and Air Force.
  • Twitter user @SomersetBean has been creating tons of WikiLeaks posters and graphics. Recently, he's created a poster listing WikiLeaks' awards, a heart-based modification of the WikiLeaks logo, and a Julian Assange mask. A design of his is now featured in the official WikiLeaks store.
  • Greg Barns of the Australian Lawyers Alliance wrote an article after Attorney General Nicola Roxon made announcements regarding increased surveillance. Barns commented that these laws could have monitored all of Julian Assange's electronic devices and would label WikiLeaks a transnational crime organization.
  • Clark Stoeckley, driver of the WikiLeaks Truck, was interviewed on "Let Them Talk."
  • WL Central has issued a news update for May 10.


Julian Assange News:
  • WL Central has updated its coverage of Nabeel Rajab, who was arrested shortly before the airing of "The World Tomorrow" episode he appeared on. The Bahraini Government plans to crackdown harder on protestors as people continue calling for Rajab's release, including Amnesty International and the Australian Senate.
  • Globe and Mail issued a correction after falsely stating that Julian Assange was charged with a crime. But WikiLeaks commented that they "still [got] it wrong."
  • A protest calling on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to act for Julian Assange will be held at the Sydney Convention Centre, May 15 at 1PM, where Gillard is set to speak.


Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network is looking to hire someone in the Washington D.C./Baltimore area as an event organizer.