Wikileaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 1 May 2013

1 May 2013 —


Pirate Party gains three seats in Iceland’s parliament

CBS News

Physically isolated near the Arctic Circle, it is one of the world’s most wired countries and has been a hub for the online secret-spilling group WikiLeaks. Jonsdottir has worked with WikiLeaks in the past. In 2011 the country announced it would crowd …


Bradley Manning Pride Parade Grand Marshal Controversy Shows No Signs Of …

Huffington Post

Manning, 25, an openly gay U.S. solider who gained international prominence

in 2010 after his arrest for releasing classified military documents to

WikiLeaks, was selected as the parade’s grand marshal late last week. But

mere hours after the news …


Alex Gibney to Direct HBO’s Frank Sinatra Documentary – The Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Alex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks) will direct a

four-hour documentary miniseries on Frank Sinatra for HBO — what its

producers call an “up close and personal examination” of the legendary

singer and actor, Alcon Television …


The Iraq Killing Fields – the untold genocide: US War Crimes Tribunal …

Infoshop News

First the US Government claimed there was no official tally of civilian

deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the Iraq and Afghanistan War Logs –

as published by Wikileaks and based on evidence provided by Bradley Manning

– showed this claim to be …


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Credit: AP)


Los Angeles Review of Books WIKILEAKS FOUNDER JULIAN ASSANGE’S newest book

Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet is intended as an

urgent warning, but it seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Despite boasting

publicity blurbs from a …


Officials sceptical of IRA navy base bomb claim

Derry Journal

A diplomatic cable for June 1973, just released by international

anti-secrecy organisation, WikiLeaks, reports a claim from someone claiming

to be a journalist who alleged the Provos in Derry were “in the process

of deciding” that the naval base in the …


San Diego Gay Activist Objects To Honoring Bradley Manning At Pride Parade


Manning is currently on trial for allegedly leaking sensitive military

documents to WikiLeaks. Sala immediately responded to the parade

announcement by creating an online petition to protest the move. That

petition reads, in part: Bradley Manning is a …


The Flaw that May Bring Down Bitcoin or Change it Forever

Global Guerrillas

Some folks have expoited that feature/flaw to publish Wikileaks cables and

pedophile porn links in bitcoin’s blockchain. Of course, that’s a problem.

It may attact some aggressive behavior from governments, well before it

reaches a maturation. However …


Rights campaigner Tatchell slams Manning Pride honour reversal – Digital Journal

Manning, a US military intelligence analyst, was arrested in Iraq following

the release by WikiLeaks of video footage of a US Apache helicopter attack

that gunned down 11 Iraqi civilians in 2007, including two Reuters

journalists and men who had gone …


Haaay to the Chief: The Military-Industrial Complex Conquers the Homos – Gawker


… which is made up of former grand marshals, has selected Army Private

First Class Bradley Manning as its choice for grand marshal. Manning has

admitted to leaking 700,000 classified U.S. government documents to

WikiLeaks and is facing court-martial …


San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role

KQED (blog)

And Bradley Manning, imprisoned on charges of leaking U.S. military

documents through the WikiLeaks website, could not even have done that. But

the symbolism of the role looms large in the San Francisco LGBT community.

So, the selection of Manning as …


WikiLeaks suspect won’t be SF Pride parade marshal – MSN News

A SF Pride Board statement says an employee of the organization had

prematurely notified imprisoned intelligence specialist Bradley Manning

this week that he …


Twitter / wikileaks: #Google CEO Eric Schmidt (ES) …

@wikileaks does the original audio recording exist somewhere? …

@wikileaks Arrived:The future is the present. ie NRA & Ted Cruz & Koch echo

chamber …


WikiLeaks suspect won’t be SF Pride parade marshal – San Jose …

SAN FRANCISCO—Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president of San

Francisco s annual gay pride celebration said Friday that the U.


Behind the Gay Pride “Manning-gate”

San Francisco Bay Guardian

The whole Bradley Manning-Pride fiasco was such a clusterfuck that we’re

starting to wonder whether the people who run the giant parade and festival

can count, much less make a decision. Here, as best as we can tell, is how

it went down. Every year …


Bradley Manning Affair Highlights Pride’s Awkward Balancing Act

SF Weekly (blog)

Manning’s suitability as a role model would be a wonderful topic for a

panel debate. But there’s no argument that Pride’s convoluted invitation

and disinvitation two-step came off abysmally. It reeked of a half-assed

attempt to be controversial …


Pride faces backlash from defenders of gay whistleblower

San Francisco Bay Guardian

In the wake of the debacle unleashed by San Francisco Pride’s announcement

that gay whistleblower Bradley Manning would not be grand marshal for this

year’s Pride Parade after all, a large crowd of protesters assembled

outside Pride’s Market Street …


Peter Tatchell: ‘Pride ban on Bradley Manning is anti-democratic …

By Scott Roberts

Peter Tatchell has criticised the organisers of San Francisco Pride for

allegedly revoking the nomination of Private Bradley Manning as Grand

Marshal for this year’s event.


Former San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal Who Nominated …

At the end of last week, San Francisco Pride’s President Lisa Williams and

its Board of Directors went against the vote of the “electoral.


A salon: Two gay GIs debate Bradley Manning –

SF Pride honors Bradley Manning — then takes it back. Gay military

activists Dan Choi and Sean Sala take sides.


‘An Error’: WikiLeaks Suspect Bradley Manning Won’t Be Grand …

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president

of San Francisco’s annual gay pride celebration said Friday that the U.S.

Army private …


Bradley Manning is Off Limits at SF Gay Pride … – Common Dreams

News reports yesterday indicated that Bradley Manning, widely known to be

gay, had been selected to be one of the Grand Marshals of the annual San

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