05/24/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 538 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 535 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 732 days.  
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active in the US for 618 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • An article in Al Jazeera analyses the Cuban health program in Venezuela, referencing WikiLeaks cables which show some Cuban doctors were being forced by Cuban authorities to work under President Chavez' social mission programs.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange spoke at a screening of "Shadows of Liberty," wearing a Guy Fawkes mask. He said it may be his last time in public, but said he believes he made his days count.
  • Green Left Weekly reported on the many upcoming rallies for Julian Assange planned after his Supreme Court verdict.
  • AusFoWL is looking for musicians and performance artists for the Julian Assange rallies around Australia.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition requesting press and public access to the documents in Bradley Manning's court martial. The petitioners include Julian Assange, Glenn Greenwald, Amy Goodman, Kevin Gosztola, Jeremy Scahill, and Chase Madar. (See also: The Alyona Show's coverage of the suit)
  • Bradley Manning's lawyers are seeking dismissal of 10 of the 22 counts he is facing. David Coombs has posted the five motions which have been filed for the upcoming June 6-8 motion hearings.
  • Maj. Thomas Hurley has rejoined Bradley Manning's defence team, after previously having left to defend Sgt. Robert Bales, who is charged with fatally shooting 17 Afghan civilians.