05/28/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 542 days.
Julian Assange has been under house arrest without charge for 539 days.  
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 736 days.  
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active in the US for 622 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson answered a question on WikiLeaks, saying he did not believe they had done anything criminal and did not cause any bodily harm.

Julian Assange News:
  • WikiLeaks tweeted that they have "confirmed US authorities have this week detained and interrogated multiple Europeans about Assange." They later added that Jérémie Zimmermann was stopped by self-identified FBI agents, interrogated about Assange, and threatened with arrest and imprisonment when he asked about his rights. Zimmermann had recently been a guest on "The World Tomorrow." [edit: Smari McCarthy was also detained in a US airport and asked about Assange. He was also followed and approached by US officials late at night. He was asked to become an informer.]
  • The list of worldwide rallies after Julian Assange's Supreme Court verdict has been updated and now includes a rally in San Francisco. The official hashtag for the rallies is #Rally4JA.
  • A press release has been issued which covers an overnight rally for Julian Assange in Brisbane, starting at 4PM on May 30.
  • Somerset Bean has created a new flier which contains a support statement by Friends of WikiLeaks groups.
  • Massive support posters for Julian Assange have been seen around Brisbane.
  • RT posted a preview of Tuesday's episode of "The World Tomorrow" featuring a panel of Occupy activists. The episode airs 12:30PM London time.

Bradley Manning News:
  • WL Central published an analysis on the Information Review Task Force from US vs. PFC Bradley Manning.