05/27/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 541 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 538 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 735 days.  
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active in the US for 621 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks now has over 1.5 million followers on Twitter.
  • Between the NDAA lawsuit and the Bradley Manning case, the U.S. Government can't seem to decide whether WikiLeaks' actions amounted to aiding Al-Qaeda or not.
  • Collateral Murder documentary "Incident in New Baghdad" airs tonight on The Documentary Channel, 8PM.

Julian Assange News:
  • Australian diplomatic cables reveal that Julian Assange remains the target of a U.S. criminal investigation and the focus of intelligence exchanges between the U.S. and Australia.
  • Swedish state radio published a smear piece on Julian Assange which attempted to link his extradition case to one involving suspected murderers.
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be visiting Sweden to discuss internet freedom on June 3, just 4 days after the UK Supreme Court will hand down judgment in Julian Assange's extradition case.
  • Tuesday's episode of "The World Tomorrow" will be a "special Occupy round table with 6 guests. Occupy London as audience. Shot in an Occupied bank." The episode airs May 29 at 12:30PM London time on RT.
  • The list of worldwide rallies after Julian Assange's Supreme Court verdict has been updated and now includes rallies in Denver, New York, Berlin, and more.
  • WL Central is urging its readers to write to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to bring to his attention the latest smear attacks against Julian Assange and ask that he protect him from unfair extradition.
  • An article at WSWS gives good background to the UK-US extradition treaty, citing both Richard O’Dwyer and Julian Assange's cases.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning's defense team has filed a motion that details delays and inconsistencies in the Army's handling of the case, saying they have failed to disclose key evidence that could help Manning's defense.