Saturday, March 26, 2011

Protests And Rallies Held For Bradley Manning : Video

By Jerry Smith Mar 26 2011

Various protests and rallies were held around the world this past week and last weekend for Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier accused of leaking the embarrassing diplomatic cables, the classified documents about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and the 'Collateral Murder' video to WikiLeaks.

On Sunday about 35 of the more than 400 people in attendance, including Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg and Retired Army Col. Ann Wright, were arrested while protesting outside the Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia, where Manning is being held in solitary confinement 23 hours a day in a windowless 6-by-12-foot cell, shackled and forced to sleep either naked or in a suicide-proof smock due to supposed fears that he may commit suicide.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Daniel Domscheit-Berg Talks About WikiLeaks And Julian Assange

By Jerry Smith Mar 24 2011

Daniel Domscheit-Berg, the ex-WikiLeaks member who left and started OpenLeaks did an interview with Matt McAllester.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Julian Assange To Participate In Debate And Get A Temporary Monument

By Jerry Smith Mar 23 2011

The British political magazine New Statesman and the media hangout Frontline Club are organizing a debate on Saturday April 9th 2011 at Kensington Town Hall in London. Jason Cowley, the editor of New Statesman, will chair the debate featuring WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for the proposition, in his first debate since Cablegate.

And in Ekaterinburg, Russia there will be a temporary monument erected for Assange, within a larger project called 'The temporary monuments to the Internet heroes', scheduled to open today.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Julian Assange Talks With Prannoy Roy Of NDTV : Video

By Jerry Smith Mar 21 2011

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sat down, via satellite, to talk with NDTV's Prannoy Roy about the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh and the cables that he would have you believe are not authentic, what's next to be released and much more.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual Resigns Due To WikiLeaks Published U.S. Diplomatic Cables

By Jerry Smith Mar 20 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Carlos Pascual, has resigned after the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, expressed his lack of trust in the diplomat and demanded his removal because of his comments in the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables that were published by WikiLeaks.

The cables written by Pascual and sent to Washington criticized the Mexican government’s anti-drug fight, criticised the Mexican authorities’ ability to tackle the country’s organised crime problem and angered President Calderon.