05/17/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 531 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 528 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 725 days.  
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active in the US for 611 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks has recovered after 3 days of DDoS attacks.
  • Forbes' Andy Greenberg wrote an article debunking the false, quick-spreading claim that a WikiLeaks cable led to the execution of an Iranian kick-boxer.
  • A federal court delivered an injunction which prohibits enforcement of Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): the indefinite clause. The ruling came after a lawsuit brought by 7 plaintiffs, including Daniel Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky, and Birgitta Jonsdottir.
  • A new video in the "Did You Have Any Idea?" WikiLeaks support series has been released featuring Secretary of Newcastle Trades Hall Gary Kennedy.


Bradley Manning News:
  • John Pilger wrote an article about how Obama's advocacy of gay marriage is a distraction, noting how Bradley Manning was attacked being homosexual and declared guilty by Obama.
  • Support events are planned for June 6-8 at Fort Meade, during Bradley Manning's next set of motion hearings.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network is asking people to organize support events for Bradley in front of Obama campaign offices.