05/14/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 528 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 525 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 722 days.  
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active in the US for 608 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Noam Chomsky was on Democracy Now! where he discussed WikiLeaks, saying it's a "service to the population" and that Julian Assange should get the presidential medal of honor.
  • The WikiLeaks Forum has a new board for "Friends of WikiLeaks."
  • A musical album with songs inspired by the Occupy movement has been released. Some of the lyrics mention WikiLeaks, such as, "While the City sleeps, I'm reading WikiLeaks; Creating picket signs. Go ahead, pick a street!"
  • Birgitta Jónsdóttir gave an interview where she discussed her first time seeing the "Collateral Murder" video and the case against Bradley Manning.


Julian Assange News:
  • The next episode of "The World Tomorrow" will feature former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg and human rights campaigner Asim Qureshi. The episode airs Tuesday, May 15, 12:30PM London time. Watch a preview via RT.
  • A protest will be held tomorrow, May 15 at 1PM, at the Sydney Convention Centre, demanding that Prime Minister Julia Gillard to act for Julian Assange.


Bradley Manning News:
  • TIME did an interview with Denver Nicks, author of "Private," a new book about Bradley Manning. He talks about why he decided to write the book and whether he thinks Bradley is a hero or traitor.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a news update for May 14 which covers support events in Wales and Pasadena, and the Army's overreaction by charging Bradley with "aiding the enemy."