Wikileaks Newslinks 9 July 2013

9 July 2013 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks trial opens with leaked video of US helicopter attack

CTV News

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for a U.S. Army soldier who gave thousands of classified documents to the secrets-spilling website WikiLeaks opened their defence at his trial Monday with leaked video of a helicopter attack in Baghdad — footage that …

 http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/wikileaks-trial-opens-with-leaked-video-of-u-s-helicopter-attack-1.1358287 

 

WikiLeaks Money Trail: How Its Raising Money for Snowden & Assange

Daily Beast

Thankfully for WikiLeaks, its latest cause célèbre, Edward Snowden, is

raking in some much-needed cash for the whistle-blowing organization.

Snowden sympathizers have been donating generously since WikiLeaks decided

to take on the NSA leaker’s …

 http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/07/09/wikileaks-money-trail-how-it-s-raising-money-for-snowden-assange.html 

 

WikiLeaks suggests Cuba asylum

Politico

WikiLeaks is predicting that Cuba will offer asylum to NSA leaker Edward

Snowden, who has been holed up in Moscow’s airport for weeks. WikiLeaks

tweeted, “If Raul Castro’s solidarity on #Snowden is serious Cuba will

publically offer Snowden asylum.”.

 http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/edward-snowden-asylum-wikileaks-93817.html?hp=l7 

 

Wikileaks trial: Defense for Oklahoma soldier presents video

Tulsa World

The men were arrested at a residence along Dentonville Road after

investigators found large bags filled with copper wire, burglary tools and

their vehicle near the scene, Okmulgee County Sheriff Eddy Rice said.

 http://www.tulsaworld.com/article.aspx/Wikileaks_trial_Defense_for_Oklahoma_soldier_presents/20130708_12_0_FORTME480469?subj=12 

 

WikiLeaks predicts Cuba offering asylum to whistleblower Snowden

Business Standard

Shortly after Cuban president Raul Castro expressed his support for NSA

whistleblower Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks posted a tweet predicting if Cuba

is serious about expressing solidarity with Snowden, it may as well offer

him political asylum. Castro had …

 http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/wikileaks-predicts-cuba-offering-asylum-to-whistleblower-snowden-113070900274_1.html 

 

WikiLeaks predicts Cuba offering asylum to Snowden

Zee News

WikiLeaks predicts Cuba offering asylum to Snowden Washington: Shortly

after Cuban president Raul Castro expressed his support for Edward Snowden,

WikiLeaks posted a tweet predicting if Cuba is serious about expressing

solidarity with Snowden, and it …

 http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/wikileaks-predicts-cuba-offering-asylum-to-snowden_860969.html 

 

WikiLeaks Trial: Manning Defense Team Plays ‘Collateral Murder’ Video

CBS Local

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for an Army private who gave mountains of

classified information to WikiLeaks opened their defense at his

court-martial Monday with leaked video of a U.S. helicopter attack in

Baghdad — footage in which airmen laugh …

 http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2013/07/08/wikileaks-trial-defense-seeks-dismissal-of-charges-against-manning/ 

 

WikiLeaks soldier asks US judge to drop aiding enemy charge

Voice of Russia

FORT MEADE, Md. (AFP) – The U.S. soldier accused of espionage for handing

over classified files to WikiLeaks urged a military judge Monday to dismiss

several counts against him, including the serious charge that he “aided”

al-Qaida by spilling secrets.

 http://voicerussia.com/2013_07_08/WikiLeaks-soldier-seeks-dismissal-of-some-charges-in-US-trial/ 

 

Wikileaks whistleblower was ‘upset’ over plight of Iraqis, says former colleague

InterAksyon

FORT MEADE — Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of espionage, was

“upset” about the plight of Iraqi civilians before he handed over a trove

of secret files to WikiLeaks, a witness testified Monday. The Army private

was dismayed over an incident …

 http://interaksyon.com/article/65906/wikileaks-whistleblower-was-upset-over-plight-of-iraqis-says-former-colleague 

 

Defense opens case in Manning’s WikiLeaks trial

Bismarck Tribune

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning arrives at the courthouse in Fort Meade, Md.,

Monday, July 8, 2013, after the start of the sixth week of his court

martial. Manning is charged with indirectly aiding the enemy by sending

troves of classified material to WikiLeaks.

 http://bismarcktribune.com/news/national/wikileaks-trial-shifting-to-afghan-war-video/article_926aaead-48a0-5b5f-8946-1ac2cbc1d12d.html 

 

Defense witness at WikiLeaks trial rebuts evidence that leaked Gitmo records …

Washington Post

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are calling

witnesses to rebut prosecution evidence that the government secrets he gave

to WikiLeaks posed a national security threat. The court-martial of the

former intelligence analyst resumes …

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/defense-witness-at-wikileaks-trial-rebuts-evidence-that-leaked-gitmo-records-could-cause-harm/2013/07/09/022d8cf8-e86f-11e2-818e-aa29e855f3ab_story.html 

 

Why did he do it? The Manning-WikiLeaks defense

Grand Island Independent

The Manning-WikiLeaks defense Associated Press | 0 comments. Pfc. Bradley

Manning’s trial on leaking classified documents to the anti-secrecy group

WikiLeaks entered the defense phase Monday. As outlined at the start of the

trial, his courtroom defense …

 http://www.theindependent.com/news/national/why-did-he-do-it-the-manning-wikileaks-defense/article_5212469c-791a-52ea-b823-aca25f51528d.html 

 

Defense seeks dismissal of charges against Manning

Twin Falls Times-News

Lawyers for an Army private who gave reams of classified documents to the

anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks asked a court-martial judge to dismiss some of

the charges against him. Pfc. Bradley Manning’s lawyers made the motion

over the weekend, military …

 http://magicvalley.com/news/national/manning-wikileaks-case-in-recess-until-june/article_3ab4fc40-0414-573f-898f-e2c11f8a31bf.html 

 

Defence opens case in Manning’s WikiLeaks trial

DAWN.com

FORT MEADE (USA), July 8: Lawyers for a US Army soldier who gave thousands

of classified documents to WikiLeaks opened their defence at his trial on

Monday with leaked video of a helicopter attack in Baghdad—footage that

portrayed the military in a …

 http://dawn.com/news/1023748/defence-opens-case-in-mannings-wikileaks-trial 

 

Wikileaks Reports Snowden Asylum Mulled By Six New Countries After Raul …

International Business Times AU

Wikileaks Reports Snowden Asylum Mulled By Six New Countries After Raul

Castro’s Backing. Article. Rate this Story; 0; 0. Print; Email · Order

Reprints; Text Size. By Jacob Cherian | July 9, 2013 9:05 AM EST. Cuban

leader, Raul Castro has expressed his …

 http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/487797/20130709/snowden-asylum-wikileaks-latin-america-bolivia-venezuela.htm 

 

Manning’s lawyers press for his acquital

The Age

Defence lawyers for Bradley Manning asked a US military judge on Monday to

acquit him of the most serious charge he faces, that of aiding the enemy by

providing classified information to WikiLeaks, as they began to present

their witnesses at his …

 http://www.theage.com.au/world/mannings-lawyers-press-for-his-acquital-20130709-2pmuw.html 

 

WikiLeaks suspect’s defense team begins picking apart state’s case

Voice of Russia

Narrow New York state law shortchanges swathes of rape victims · Obama

should review force-feeding at Guantanamo, judge says · WikiLeaks

suspect’s defense team begins picking apart state’s case · Former KGB

official: Russia not taking advantage of …

 http://voicerussia.com/radio_broadcast/70924886/117492290.html 

 

Questions for Snowden

Washington Post

In the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier on trial for

disclosing thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks, it was Julian

Assange and his organization who directed the collection of documents, U.S.

prosecutors have alleged. While …

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/questions-for-snowden/2013/07/08/d06ee0f8-e428-11e2-80eb-3145e2994a55_story.html 

 

Defense begins presenting case in Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks trial, opens …

Newser

… and PAULINE JELINEK | Associated Press | 12 hours, 7 minutes ago in US.

Lawyers for an Army private who gave classified information to WikiLeaks

opened their defense at his court-martial Monday with leaked video of a

U.S. helicopter attack in Baghdad.

 http://www.newser.com/article/da7de8tg0/defense-begins-presenting-case-in-bradley-mannings-wikileaks-trial-opens-with-leaked-video.html 

 

Julian Assange Isn’t WikiLeaks

VICE

In his excellent new film, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, the

Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in

the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side) charts the organization’s journey,

creating a clear distinction between …

 http://www.vice.com/read/julian-assange-film-interview 

 

Manning seeks dismissal of some charges in trial

GlobalPost

The US soldier who admitted to leaking a trove of secret documents to

WikiLeaks will ask a military judge Monday to dismiss some charges against

him in his espionage trial, a legal officer said. Defense lawyers are

scheduled to begin presenting the …

 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/manning-seeks-dismissal-some-charges-trial 

 

Manning asks US judge to drop aiding enemy charge

GlobalPost

The US soldier accused of espionage for handing over classified files to

WikiLeaks urged a military judge Monday to dismiss several counts against

him, including the serious charge that he “aided” Al-Qaeda by spilling

secrets. Bradley Manning’s lawyers …

 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/manning-asks-us-judge-drop-aiding-enemy-charge 

 

Manning was ‘upset’ at plight of Iraqis

Ninemsn

Manning was ‘upset’ at plight of Iraqis. 9:06am July 9, 2013. The US

soldier accused of espionage for leaking a trove of secret files to

WikiLeaks was “upset” about the plight of Iraqi civilians during his tour

in Baghdad, a witness told the court Monday.

 http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/07/09/06/45/defence-opens-case-in-manning-us-trial 

 

Soldier’s Lawyers Ask Judge to Acquit on Aid to Enemy

New York Times

FORT MEADE, Md. — Defense lawyers for Pfc. Bradley Manning asked a

military judge on Monday to acquit him of the most serious charge he faces

— aiding the enemy by providing classified information to WikiLeaks —

as they began to present their …

 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/us/politics/lawyers-for-army-private-ask-judge-to-acquit-him-of-aiding-enemy.html 

 

Defense to open case in Manning trial

WBXH

FORT MEADE, MD (CNN) – The defense is expected to open its case Monday in

the trial against Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of handing over

hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. Manning’s

attorneys are hoping to prove …

 http://www.wafb.com/story/22782707/defense-to-open-case-in-manning-trial 

 

Bradley Manning defense begins by painting picture of naive, ‘go-to guy’

NBCNews.com (blog)

Manning is accused of leaking the video to WikiLeaks, as well as more than

700,000 classified files and diplomatic cables, while e was serving in Iraq

in 2009 and 2010. The first witness for the defense, Chief Warrant Officer

2 Joshua Ehresman …

 http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/08/19352594-bradley-manning-defense-begins-by-painting-picture-of-naive-go-to-guy?lite 

 

Defense presents video in Manning WikiLeaks trial – News and …

Lawyers for an Army private who gave reams of classified documents to the

anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks asked a court-martial judge to dismiss some of

the charges against him.

 http://www.kwqc.com/story/22781317/defense-seeks-dismissal-of-charges-against-manning 

 

Defense Opens In Manning WikiLeaks Case – Albany Tribune News

By VOA

Defense attorneys in the court-martial of U.S. Army private Bradley Manning

– accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the

anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks – have opened their case. Manning’s

court-martial is in its …

 http://www.albanytribune.com/09072013-defense-opens-in-manning-wikileaks-case/ 

 

Defense presents video in Manning WikiLeaks trial – USA Today

Lawyers for an Army private who gave mountains of classified information to

WikiLeaks opened their defense at his court-martial Monday with leaked

video of a …

 http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/07/08/manning-defense-trial/2499461/ 

 

Defense presents video in Manning WikiLeaks trial | CNS News

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army private who admittedly sent troves of

classified information to WikiLeaks is preparing to refute the government’s

charge that …

 http://cnsnews.com/news/article/defense-presents-video-manning-wikileaks-trial 

 

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: World War II – WikiLeaks style | Mail Online

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: I don’t share the Left’s paranoia that all surveillance

is evil, or their deluded belief that all whistleblowers are heroic. This

got me …

 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2350217/RICHARD-LITTLEJOHN-World-War-II–WikiLeaks-style.html

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