Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Sex, Lies and Julian Assange

By Jerry Smith Nov. 13 2013

This is the full documentary Sex, Lies and Julian Assange, by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s 4 Corners (July 2012).

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

David Coombs Reads Bradley Manning Statement

By Jerry Smith Nov. 12 2013

This video shows lawyer David Coombs reading a statement written by Pfc. Bradley Manning at a press conference outside Fort Meade after Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

The following is a transcript of the statement read by Coombs:

The decisions that I made in 2010 were made out of a concern for my country and the world that we live in. Since the tragic events of 9/11, our country has been at war. We’ve been at war with an enemy that chooses not to meet us on any traditional battlefield, and due to this fact we’ve had to alter our methods of combating the risks posed to us and our way of life.

Manning Attorney David Coombs Talks With Journalist Alexa O'Brien

By Jerry Smith Nov. 12 2013

Just after Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, and before Manning’s announcement of a gender transition, independent journalist Alexa O’Brien sat down with Manning’s attorney, David Coombs, for his first interview about the case.

Assange Donates "Consent" To Sydney Museum of Words

By Jerry Smith Nov. 12 2013

For comedian Charles Firth what seems to have started as a joke, or maybe a scam, has now snowballed into a full fledged art exhibit, that may have to go on without him.

Firth and friends got people like Assange, Gina Rinehart, Dr Mehreen Faruqi and others to donate a word to the Sydney Museum of Words, but now the team working with him on the exhibit has gotten rid of him after he described the project as a scam.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Julian Assange Talks About Bradley Manning and Political Payback

By Jerry Smith Nov. 11 2013

Julian Assange talks with Royce Akers of Vice News Australia about political payback, his plans for freeing the most famous whistle-blower in history, and why the world needs a WikiLeaks political party..