Bradley Manning / Wikileaks Newslinks 8 May 2013

8 May 2013 — williambowles.info

 

SF Pride’s Bradley Manning Imbroglio Could End Up in Court

SF Weekly (blog)

If Bay Area peaceniks had their druthers, the whole SF Pride Manning-gate imbroglio would end tonight. Pride board members are scheduled to have a meeting at 7 p.m., at which point they’ll probably discuss the issue and make a final decision on whether …

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/05/manning-gate_could_be_headed_t.php

 

Secret Hearing in Bradley Manning Court Martial a Preview of What is to Come …

Firedoglake

This week, another pretrial hearing is taking place at Fort Meade in the

court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who the United States

military is prosecuting for disclosing information to WikiLeaks. It begins

today and will take place over …

http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/05/07/secret-hearing-in-bradley-manning-court-martial-a-preview-of-what-is-to-come-during-trial/

 

Vivienne Westwood wears Bradley Manning badge to Met Ball: stylewatch

The Guardian

This year’s theme, Punk: Chaos to Couture, inspired spikey hairdos and the

odd dash of over-applied eyeliner, but in the spirit of all this anarchic,

Westwood, 72, ruffled a few feathers by donning a very large badge with a

picture of Bradley Manning …

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/fashion-blog/2013/may/07/vivienne-westwood-bradley-manning-met-ball

 

US military takes steps to prevent justice at Bradley Manning’s trial: Michael …

Press TV

Press TV: It is very interesting to note the secrecy that shrouds Bradley

Manning’s trial hearings as well as anything related to his case. What do

you make of that – Is the US basically trying to make an example of Manning

for any future potential …

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/05/07/302325/us-military-plots-unfair-trial-for-manning/

 

SF Pride: ‘Bradley Manning could not be community grand marshal because he’s …

LGBT Weekly

The San Francisco Pride board of directors today issued a statement

explaining why Bradley Manning could not be the community grand marshal.

Apologizing for the “error” in announcing Manning as the Electoral

College’s community grand marshal the …

http://lgbtweekly.com/2013/05/07/sf-pride-%E2%80%98bradley-manning-could-not-be-community-grand-marshal-because-he%E2%80%99s-not-local%E2%80%99/

 

Pride hit with discrimination complaint in Manning controversy

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Supporters of Bradley Manning filed a discrimination complaint with the

city’s Human Rights Commission against SF Pride Tuesday following the

parade organizers’ decision to revoke the grand marshal status of the army

private accused of leaking …

http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/05/07/pride-hit-with-discrimination-complaint-in-manning-controversy/

 

Vivienne Westwood Gets Snubbed at Met Gala

Fashionista

When Norwich asked her about her outfit, she pointed to the photo of

Bradley Manning she was wearing safety-pinned to her dress. Manning is the

intelligence analyst who stands accused of sending classified U.S.

documents to WikiLeaks. Westwood has …

http://fashionista.com/2013/05/vivienne-westwood-gets-snubbed-at-met-gala/

 

SF Pride Parade organizers accused of discrimination

abc7news.com

San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade has been going strong for more than four

decades. This year, there’s an unprecedented uproar over the selection of

one of the parade’s grand marshals — Bradley Manning, the gay Army private

accused of leaking hundreds …

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=9094098

 

Espionage Act of 1917 Indictments Double Under Current Administration

Ring of Fire

The most recent and glaring example is the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning. In

2010, Manning leaked 700,000 military documents and videos to Wikileaks.

One such video is the infamous document of an American gunship slaughtering

about 12 people, …

http://www.ringoffireradio.com/2013/05/07/espionage-act-of-1917-indictments-double-under-current-administration/

 

Photos: The Best Punk Fashion at the 2013 Met Gala

Vanity Fair

She accessorized with a photo of Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier

being tried for passing classified material to WikiLeaks, pinned to her

lapel. “I’m here to promote Bradley Manning,” she said. The dress she

created for her date, Lily Cole, was …

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2013/05/photos-fashion-met-gala-2013

 

Vivienne Westwood wears Bradley Manning badge … – Uprising Radio

By admin

Guardian: Vivienne Westwood wears Bradley Manning badge to Met Ball:

stylewatch · Newswire | Published 7 May 2013, 12:25 pm | No Comments -.

Print this Page |. Vivienne Westwood was probably one of the only guests in

attendance at …

http://uprisingradio.org/home/2013/05/07/guardian-vivienne-westwood-wears-bradley-manning-badge-to-met-ball-stylewatch/

 

Update 5/6/13: How open will Bradley Manning’s trial be? Plus …

Denise Lind, has ordered what prosecutors say is an unprecedented closed

hearing on Wednesday to help her decide how much of Bradley Manning’s …

http://www.bradleymanning.org/press/update-5613-how-open-will-bradley-mannings-trial-be-plus-julian-assange-and-lgbt-leaders-voice-their-support

 

‘An Error’: WikiLeaks Suspect Bradley Manning Won’t … – Yahoo! News

From Yahoo! News: “SF Pride repudiates this vote.”

http://news.yahoo.com/error-wikileaks-suspect-bradley-manning-won-t-grand-135046856.html

 

WikiLeaks Documentary Soundtrack Gets Release Date (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to We Steal Secrets: The Story of

WikiLeaks is from Universal Pictures’ Back Lot Music. It features a score

from Fall on Your Sword, a Williamsburg-based film and commercial music

production and audio post shop.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/we-steal-secrets-story-wikileaks-518925

 

WikiLeaks : LeT was behind Samjhauta Express bombing

NitiCentral

The investigative cable, WikiLeaks revealed that Lashkar-e-Toiba was behind

the Samjhauta Express blast. It revealed that LeT’s Arif Qamani was behind

Samjhota Express bombings. According to the WikiLeaks: “Qasmani has

worked with LeT to facilitate …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-let-was-behind-samjhauta-express-bombing-75216.html

 

WikiLeaks on Rockwell International contacting CBI

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks reveal that the US embassy in Delhi tells the US company to

contact CBI for sale of their product but don’t want to be known as source

of information. The cable further says: “Rockwell International had asked

that we obtain preliminary …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-on-rockwell-international-contacting-cbi-75410.html

 

WikiLeaks : Indira Government forced BBC to tone down its criticism

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: Indira Government forced BBC to tone down its criticism.

According to WikiLeaks revelations, during emergency in 1975, Indira Gandhi

had forced BBC to tone down its criticism and it agreed also. The cable

reveals that BBC agreed to tone down …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-indira-government-forced-bbc-to-tone-down-its-criticism-75203.html

 

WikiLeaks: CNN IBN produced a sympathetic TV spot for US Embassy Delhi’s …

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: CNN IBN produced a sympathetic TV spot for US Embassy Delhi’s

iftar party. WikiLeaks revealed that “CNN-IBN produced a sympathetic TV

spot for US embassy Delhi’s iftar party.” The spot ran approximately

every two hours throughout the day on …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-cnn-ibn-produced-a-sympathetic-tv-spot-for-us-embassy-delhis-iftar-party-75252.html

 

WikiLeaks exposes Dawood Ibrahim’s links with Mumbai Police

NitiCentral

In it revelation, WikiLeaks said that Dawood Ibrahim almost got former IB

head Ajit Kumar Doval arrested by using his contacts in Mumbai Police.

“Malhotra, an underworld figure who had been charged with numerous

crimes, including murder, extortion and …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-exposes-dawood-ibrahims-links-with-mumbai-police-74971.html

 

WikiLeaks : TR Balu shamelessly asked PM for favours

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: TR Balu shamelessly asked PM for favours. Wikileaks on

corruption by TR Balu: “For UPA, even blatant corruption is ok if it

means keeping the coalition together.” US Embassy says that PM’s image

has taken a beating as PMO was also involved …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/07/wikileaks-tr-balu-shamelessly-asked-pm-for-favours-74840.html

 

WikiLeaks: US embassy profiles Mamata Banerjee

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks reveal that the US embassy called Mamata Banerjee – “West

Bengal fighter and a drama queen.” “Without any political lineage or

mentor, Mamata Banerjee stands in marked contrast to other women leaders in

India – Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-us-embassy-profiles-mamata-banerjee-75363.html

 

WikiLeaks: French firm got superalloy plant contract during Indira Gandhi’s regime

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: French firm got superalloy plant contract during Indira Gandhi’s

regime. According to WikiLeaks, a leading French firm got superalloy plant

contract using contacts close to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1973. The

cable states: ” French …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-french-firm-got-superalloy-plant-contract-during-indira-gandhis-regime-75386.html

 

WikiLeaks: Sonia wanted to ban Bajrang Dal

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks in its revelations said Congress leader KV Thomas told US embassy

that Sonia Gandhi wants to ban Bajrang Dal but MK Narayan opposed it saying

that religious activities of Pentecostal churches are also a problem.

Thomas also refused to blame …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-sonia-wanted-to-ban-bajrang-dal-75290.html

 

WikiLeaks: US embassy’s freewheeling discussion with MPs

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: US embassy’s freewheeling discussion with MPs. WikiLeaks reveal

that the US embassy held freewheeling discussion with Indian MPs. The US

embassy also said: “The Ambassador and other Mission elements already

have conducted extensive …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-us-embassys-freewheeling-discussion-with-mps-75297.html

 

WikiLeaks: Shyam Saran told US embassy Nuke Iran is not in India’s interest

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: Shyam Saran told US embassy Nuke Iran is not in India’s

interest. WikiLeaks said that FS Shyam Saran has told US Embassy clearly

that a nuclear Iran is not in India’s national interest. The cable also

states: “There are legions of dinosaurs …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-shyam-saran-told-us-embassy-nuke-iran-is-not-in-indias-interest-75342.html

 

WikiLeaks: India did not want to be a part of UNIFIL for fear of domestic backlash

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks revealed that the Government of India did not want to be a part

of UNIFIL. The cable also stated that French Embassy Political Counselor

Gilles Bourbao told US Embassy Poloff “that in his discussions with GOI

counterparts, it was made clear …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-india-did-not-want-to-be-a-part-of-unifil-for-fear-of-domestic-backlash-2-75236.html

 

WikiLeaks: GOI expelled Washigton Post correspondent Simons in 1975

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks reveal that the Government of India expelled Washington Post

correspondent Lewis Simons in 1975. It further exposes: ” MEA Joint

Secretary (Americas Teja) called in Pol Counselor this evening to inform

him that the Indian Government had just …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-goi-expelled-washigton-post-correspondent-simons-in-1975-75422.html

 

WikiLeaks: P Chidambaram was aware of Natwar’s role in oil for food scam

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: P Chidambaram was aware of Natwar’s role in oil for food scam.

WikiLeaks reveal Chidambaram and Kapil Sibal said there was sufficient

evidence against Natwar Singh in Oil for Food Scam. “Chidambaram and

Science Minister Kapil Sibal, the …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-p-chidambaram-was-aware-of-natwars-role-in-oil-for-food-scam-75285.html

 

WikiLeaks: Chidambaram told FBI Director that Headley was not acting alone

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks revealed that PChidambaram had told FBI Director, “I have a

feeling in my bones that Headley was not acting in India alone.” The

cable also reveal that Chidambaram disagreed in private with Congress

position that Headley was acting alone.

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-chidambaram-told-fbi-director-that-headley-was-not-acting-alone-75143.html

 

WikiLeaks: Montek Ahluwalia opposed Jairam Ramesh on BT Brinjal

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: Montek Ahluwalia opposed Jairam Ramesh on BT Brinjal. Wikileaks

reveal that Montek Ahluwalia was opposed to Jairam Ramesh on GM crops, he

was also critical of NGOs opposing BT Brinjal. “Ahluwalia indicated that

Minister Ramesh, among …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-montek-ahluwalia-opposed-jairam-ramesh-on-bt-brinjal-75251.html

 

WikiLeaks : US embassy took keen interest in appointment of Pranab and Anand …

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks: US embassy took keen interest in appointment of Pranab and Anand

Sharma. According to WikiLeaks, US Embassy had shown deep interest in

appointment of Pranab Mukharjee and Anand Sharma. It reveals that US wanted

to know why these …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-us-embassy-took-keen-interest-in-appointment-of-pranab-and-anand-sharma-75419.html

 

WikiLeaks : Nephew of ex – MEA Swaran Singh acted as agent for Boeing deal

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks reveal that the nephew of former Foreign Minister Swaran Singh

acted as an agent for Boeing deal in 1973. “He and sidekick Sarwan Singh

Purewal, carrying card identifying himself as Vice President, Wolfe

Construction Company, 18700 Kennedy …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-nephew-of-ex-mea-swaran-singh-acted-as-agent-for-boeing-deal-75454.html

 

WikiLeaks : Congress targetted Madhavrao Scindia’s business , forced him to …

NitiCentral

WikiLeaks reveal that how Congress forced Madhavroa Scindia to resign from

Jan Sangh by targetting Scindias business. According to the cable, the US

embassy said –”Scindia buckled under strong Government pressures which

, if continued then he would …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-congress-targetted-madhavrao-scindias-business-forced-him-to-resign-from-jan-sangh-75467.html

 

WikiLeaks: Ghana Foreign Minister gained $4 million from rice import deal from …

NitiCentral

According to WikiLeaks,Ghana MP says, “Something Fishy happened in rice

import deal from India.” Former Ghana Foreign Minister Akwasi Osei Adjei

personally gained about $4 million from the deal. The cable also reveals,

“A highly placed member of the …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-ghana-foreign-minister-gained-4-million-from-rice-import-deal-from-india-75398.html

 

WikiLeaks: Gen VK Singh had a candid discussion with US embassy

NitiCentral

“India’s departing Eastern Commander and next Chief of Army Staff, LTG VK

Singh, discussed India’s success with its ongoing northeast

counter-insurgency operations, improved security with Bangladesh, the

military’s take on the Maoist/Naxal threat and …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-gen-vk-singh-had-a-candid-discussion-with-us-embassy-75132.html

 

WikiLeaks: US embassy wanted to enlist Indian private sector to lobby for …

NitiCentral

“PolCouns asked about efforts to enlist India’s private sector in the

lobbying effort include allowing private sector competition in the civil

nuclear energy sector. Rao was agreeable, but reiterated that managing the

repercussions of Iran was …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/wikileaks-us-embassy-wanted-to-enlist-indian-private-sector-to-lobby-for-nucler-deal-75354.html

 

‘Poor Nigel’ publicly embraced by Respect MP George Galloway

Daily Mail

Having been cast to play WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange on the big screen,

Benedict Cumberbatch says the man himself refused to meet him. He said: ‘I

tried to reach out to him, to communicate with him, and he was having none

of it as far as a meeting goes.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2321005/Poor-Nigel-publicly-embraced-Respect-MP-George-Galloway.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

 

Benedict Cumberbatch’s interview request was snubbed by Julian Assange

Orange UK News

Benedict Cumberbatch tried to interview Julian Assange after signing up to

play him on the big screen, but insists the WikiLeaks founder “was having

none of it” and refused to meet him. The actor plays the controversial

whistleblower in upcoming movie …

http://web.orange.co.uk/article/news/benedict_cumberbatch_s_interview_request_was_snubbed_by_julian_assange

 

Indian Govt sought aid for NGOs from UNDEF floated by US

NitiCentral

Indian Govt sought aid for NGOs from UNDEF floated by US. WikiLeaks in one

of its cables said that the Government of India sought funds for Indian

NGOs from UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) floated by the US. The cable also

revealed, “The GOI plans actively …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/indian-govt-sought-aid-for-ngos-from-undef-floated-by-us-75071.html

 

US lobbied for USG-Boeing deal with India

NitiCentral

Tags: Wikileaks, US Embassy, Government of India, Boeing deal, Airbus. US

lobbied for USG-Boeing deal with India. WikiLeaks reveals how the US

embassy lobbied with Government of India for USG-Boeing deal. ” The

embassy believes that the USG played …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/us-lobbied-for-usg-boeing-deal-with-india-74951.html

 

Congress kept Quattrochi’s arrest a secret for political reasons

NitiCentral

Congress kept Quattrochi’s arrest a secret for political reasons. WikiLeaks

reveals that Italian embassy said Quattrochi’s son has business connections

in India. The cable reveals Congress kept Quattrochi’s arrest a secret for

political reasons. It …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/congress-kept-quattrochis-arrest-a-secret-for-political-reasons-75100.html

 

Government used national dailies to leak stories

NitiCentral

Government used national dailies to leak stories. According to WikiLeaks,

the US embassy said that two dailies were used by Government of India to

leak stories. The cable also names Indian Express journalist Pranab Dhal

Samanta and gives reference to …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/08/government-used-national-dailies-to-leak-stories-74977.html

 

Government plays secrecy games in Manning trial

Salon

This week, another pretrial hearing is taking place at Fort Meade in the

court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier the United States

military is prosecuting for disclosing information to WikiLeaks. It begins

today and will take place over a …

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/07/tk_5_partner_17/singleton/

 

WikiLeaks Party News

Welcome to the WikiLeaks Party. Your party is the first and strongest

political manifestation of transparency and accountability. Transparency,

the bo…

http://www.wikileaksparty.org.au/blog/first.html

 

wikileaks | ISEA2013

… Technology (ANAT) at the University of Sydney on Thursday 13 June 2013

at 5.30pm. The Wikileaks founder will address conference delegates… Read

More …

http://www.isea2013.org/tag/wikileaks/

 

WikiLeaks claims victory in Iceland court case – Yahoo! News

From Yahoo! News: WikiLeaks says it has secured a victory in Iceland’s

Supreme Court against the financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard

on …

http://news.yahoo.com/wikileaks-claims-victory-iceland-court-201840352.html

 

Secrecy shrouds WikiLeaks pretrial | News24

Government secrecy has reached a new level this week in the court-martial

of an Army private, who gave classified documents to WikiLeaks.

http://www.news24.com/World/News/Secrecy-shrouds-WikiLeaks-pretrial-20130506

 

Secrecy shrouds pretrial hearing in WikiLeaks case – Newsday

Closed pretrial hearing in WikiLeaks case a rare ‘dry run’ for classified

info testimony.

http://www.newsday.com/news/secrecy-shrouds-pretrial-hearing-in-wikileaks-case-1.5207012

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