Wikileaks Newslinks 17 December 2011

17 December 2011 —

Suspected WikiLeaks source appears in court
He is suspected of being the source of documents that eventually were released on the Internet by WikiLeaks — data dumps that Washington said jeopardized national security. Manning was quiet as he sat in the courtroom at Fort Meade, Maryland, …

Wikileaks founder may appeal against extradition on sex-crime charges
The Australian
From: AP Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has won extra time in his fight
against extradition to Sweden. Picture: AFP Source: AFP WIKILEAKS founder
Julian Assange has won the right to appeal against his extradition to
Sweden, where he faces allegations …

WikiLeaks founder granted extradition appeal in UK
Click here WikiLeaks founder granted extradition appeal in UK Originally
published: December 16, 2011 8:42 AM Updated: December 16, 2011 1:15 PM By
The Associated Press DAVID STRINGER (Associated Press), JILL LAWLESS
(Associated Press) (AP) …

Wikileaks Releases Spy Files Detailing Surveillance of Cell Phones and …
PW-Philadelphia Weekly (blog)
Two weeks ago, Wikileaks released documents that have conspiracy theorists
going, “Told you so.” (And if they were right about this, who knows
what else they’re right about – alien-Illuminati world takeover?) The 287
“Spy Files” that Wikileaks released …

Wikileaks and Guardian at war over 251000 diplomatic cables
Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing group which has collaborated with numerous
newspapers to leak US diplomatic cables, is currently considering legal
action against one of the newspapers it collaborates with after the leaks
of 251000 diplomatic cables on …

Wikileaks suspect appears in court
Hindu Business Line
PTI Bradley Manning, a US soldier accused of disclosing secret cables to
WikiLeaks, made his first court appearance for a pre-trial hearing during
which his lawyers argued that the reserve officer presiding over the
proceedings should recuse himself …

US embassy cables tagged Palparan on killings
The cables, some labeled confidential, have been published by anti-secrecy
group WikiLeaks. US embassy cable 07MANILA468 sent purportedly in the name
of then US ambassador Kristie Kenney, said the head of a special commission
that looked into the …

Arab Spring Timeline: 17 December 2010 to 17 December 2011
Huffington Post UK
The act, following Wikileaks publication of US criticism of the regime,
provokes young Tunisians to protest. (29) Tunisia – after 10 days of
protests, President Ben Ali appears on television promising action on job
creation. He declares the law will be …

SC governor endorses Romney
Investigator challenged in WikiLeaks case — David Coombs, a defense
lawyer for Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of leaking the
documents posted by WikiLeaks, requested that the Army’s investigating
officer, Lt. Col. …

‘Publish names of Indians having accounts in foreign banks’
Daily Pioneer
State Bharatiya Janata Party chief spokesperson Vijesh Lunawat has urged
the Wikileaks website director Julian Assange to publish the name of those
Indians who have account in foreign banks. This would help in exposing true
faces of black money holders …

Look to WikiLeaks. The giants of the digital economy, among them Google,
Facebook and Twitter, have voiced their concerns over a proposed US
anti-piracy bill. Rights groups are also worried as the law could limit
free speech gagging sites like …

Program: PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour
Also, lawmakers moved to approve a federal spending bill that keeps the
government running through the rest of the year and we get the latest on
the unfolding Wikileaks saga. Finally, the analysis of Mark Shields and
David Brooks and the poetry of Rita …

Accused WikiLeaks Source Faces Military Justice
But the long-delayed military court case against Pfc. Bradley Manning, the
accused source for the WikiLeaks website’s trove of US military and
diplomatic secrets, got sidetracked by legal wrangling as soon as it began.
The presiding officer, Lt. Col. …

Grace Mugabe ‘hurts her back in the gym’
Nehanda Radio
Robert Mugabe meanwhile is battling prostate cancer according US diplomatic
cables leaked by the WikiLeaks website. His battle with the disease was
revealed to James McGee, the former US Ambassador to Harare, by central
bank governor Gideon Gono, …

UPI NewsTrack TopNews
16 (UPI) — A hearing for the US soldier accused in a WikiLeaks documents
dump was suspended Friday after defense lawyer asked the hearing officer to
recuse himself. David Coombs, who is representing Pfc. Bradley Manning,
argued that Lt. Col. …

Who runs Russia?
Financial Times
In a WikiLeaks cable, a Spanish judge – an expert on the Russian mafia,
who has studied the mob for 11 years – told US diplomats that he
considered Russia a “mafia state”, where “one cannot differentiate
between the activities of the government and OC …

The Sibal school of image management
In the age of WikiLeaks, no government is entirely indifferent to the
following two truths: that bad behaviour has a way of coming out, and that
power is evermore dependent on how others view us. Whether it concerns the
deployment of military force or …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have approved the first heart
pump for children with heart failure, offering an important treatment
option for patients who are too small to receive adult implants. … WSYX
files and maintains quarterly …

Occupy Concord plans Saturday rally
San Jose Mercury News
The release cited Bradley Manning, jailed on suspicion of having passed
restricted material to the website WikiLeaks. Occupy Concord held its first
major public event Nov. 5, when about 300 marchers circled Todos Santos
Plaza, holding signs with …

UK’s Supreme Court Says WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Granted Appeal …
By Paul Foy, AP SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal jury has failed to reach
a verdict in a Utah company’s $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against
Microsoft Corp. The judge has dismissed the panel, ending the case for now.
Novell Inc. claims Microsoft duped …

New York Daily News
On Saturday, Occupy will join with supporters of Pvt. Bradley Manning at
Fort Meade, Md., to protest the imprisonment of the accused WikiLeaks
conspirator. Huh? Meantime, public employee unions have glommed onto Occupy
to ride the wave for attention or …

UK’s Supreme Court says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange granted appeal …
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Russian web-goers sign up for the next protest “For honest” elections in far …
The Voice of Russia
Or take the trial of Private first class Bradley Manning, he is was charged
with 37 counts relating to the leaking of hundreds of thousands of secret
documents to WikiLeaks from secure US databases that he allegedly accessed
while working as an …

WikiLeaks Suspect Makes First Court Appearance
By Sun Tzu
A US soldier accused of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks appeared
in court Friday for the first time, with the defense immediately calling
for the presiding officer to step down. Bradley Manning, a former
intelligence analyst, is accused …
Big Peace

US Army kicks off WikiLeaks pretrial | TG Daily
By Trent Nouveau
Pfc. Bradley Manning today appeared at a pretrial hearing held at Fort
Meade in Maryland, where he stands accused of leaking thousands of
classified documents that ultimately ended up on WikiLeaks. Manning was
represented by defense …

Morning Smoke: WikiLeaks and Manning Trial Bring Back Push for …
By Project On Government Oversight
MORNING SMOKE Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. POGO’s Morning Smoke is a
collection of the freshest investigations, scoops, and opinions related to
the world of government oversight. Have a story you’d like to see included?
Contact …

Wikileaks Founder Extradition Delayed
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will have at least a little more time
before he’s extradited to Sweden.

Suspected WikiLeaks Source Appears In Court | TPM News
By David Taintor
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WikiLeaks founder granted extradition appeal in UK – Home » Other …
Britain’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear WikiLeaks founder Julian
Assange’s appeal against extradition.

U.S. News – As Manning heads to trial over WikiLeaks, new push for …
By Miranda Leitsinger
The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act appeared to be headed for
approval one year ago – until the release of hundreds of thousands of U.S.
diplomatic cables to the WikiLeaks website, allegedly by Army Pvc.

WikiLeaks ‘whistleblower’ appears in court | Dominica News Online
By admin
Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of giving classified US documents
to WikiLeaks, appeared in a military court for the first time at the start
of a hearing into his case. The hearing, taking place at the courthouse in
Fort Meade, Maryland, …

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Wins Hearing for Appeal Against …
By Stuart Kemp
The whistleblower site pioneer, who faces rape and sexual assault charges
in Scandinavian territory, lands February date in U.K. Supreme Court.

Pretrial hearing in Wikileaks case bogs down over dispute
By Associated Press
FORT MEADE — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the young soldier accused of aiding
the enemy by slipping a trove of national security secrets to WikiLeaks,
sat quietly at the opening session of his pretrial hearing Friday as
government and defense …

WikiLeaks hearing officer is Justice official | Washington Examiner
By The Associated Press
Paul R. Almanza, the presiding officer at Friday’s pretrial hearing for
accused leaker Bradley Manning, won a Justice Department award last year
for his work in developing and advocating the department’s position on hate
crimes legislation.

Bias row as Wikileaks case begins « Fresh Coffee News
By admin
16 December 2011 Last updated at 18:35 ET Bradley Manning is accused of
leaking 720000 diplomatic and military documents A military officer
overseeing the hearing of the US Army analyst accused of leaking government
secrets has …

CCR Files Petition to Military Court to Demand WikiLeaks Lawyers …
By davidswanson
New York, December 15, 2011— The Center for Constitutional Rights,
representing Julian Assange, publisher of the WikiLeaks media organization,
filed a petition this morning seeking guaranteed access by Assange and
Wikileaks’ counsel to …

Wikileaks suspect hearing begins | Stock Market News – Business …
By Editor – Top News Stories
16 December 2011 Last updated at 13:02 ET There has been wide criticism of

Daily Chronicle | High stakes in WikiLeaks case
Text Size: AaAaAaAaAa. FORT MEADE, Md. – After months of delay, the U.S.
military is set to make its case for court-martialing Army Pfc. Bradley
Manning, the soldier accused of endangering national security by
engineering the largest-ever …

WikiLeaks founder granted extradition appeal in UK | Washington …
By The Associated Press
Britain’s Supreme Court said Friday it had agreed to hear WikiLeaks founder
Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition to Sweden over sex crimes

WikiLeaks in court: Two developments | eats shoots ‘n leaves
By richardbrenneman
The idea that WikiLeaks constituted an “enemy”, or a conduit to an
enemy of the US state, will in itself be subject of much debate and legal
argument. A second charge follows a similar theme, and accuses of Manning
of causing information to …

WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning makes first appearance before army …
By Tom Joad
WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning makes first appearance before army court.
WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning makes first appearance before army court. Raf
Sanchez, Washington. Irish Independent. BRADLEY Manning, the American
soldier accused …

Suspected WikiLeaks source appears in U.S. court | Video | Reuters …
Dec. 16 – Bradley Manning, an American Army intelligence analyst accused of
giving hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks for
public …

Suspected WikiLeaks source appears in court – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – An American Army
intelligence analyst suspected of being behind the largest leak of
classified …

WikiLeaks hearing starts tomorrow • Top Stories (www …
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an intelligence analyst suspected of passing the
classified material to the controversial WikiLeaks website, faces an
Article 32 …

2011-12-06 #WikiLeaks News: Updates on Julian Assange’s …
This is a “WikiLeaks News Update”, a news update of stories relating
directly to WikiLeaks and also freedom of information, transparency,
cybersecurity, and …

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