Video: Julian Assange Pt.2: U.S. Probe of WikiLeaks & "Show Trial" of Bradley Manning Aims to Scare Whistleblowers

29 May 2013 — Democracy Now!

Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of disclosing a trove of government documents and cables to WikiLeaks, is set to go on trial next week. Manning has already pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt “should become public,” but has denied the top charge of aiding the enemy. Speaking from his refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange calls Manning’s case “a show trial … to terrorize people from communicating with journalists and communicating with the public.” Assange also discusses his own legal status as he continues to evade extradition to Sweden. Assange fears that returning to Sweden would result in him being sent to the United States, where he fears a grand jury has secretly indicted him for publishing the diplomatic cables leaked by Manning.

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Video: Julian Assange Pt.2: U.S. Probe of WikiLeaks & “Show Trial” of Bradley Manning Aims to Scare Whistleblowers

29 May 2013 — Democracy Now!

Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of disclosing a trove of government documents and cables to WikiLeaks, is set to go on trial next week. Manning has already pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt “should become public,” but has denied the top charge of aiding the enemy. Speaking from his refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange calls Manning’s case “a show trial … to terrorize people from communicating with journalists and communicating with the public.” Assange also discusses his own legal status as he continues to evade extradition to Sweden. Assange fears that returning to Sweden would result in him being sent to the United States, where he fears a grand jury has secretly indicted him for publishing the diplomatic cables leaked by Manning.

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Cables: How the U.S. State Department Promotes the Seed Industry’s Global Agenda

14 May 2013 — Food and Water Watch

The article presents a report, done by the organization, that shows how US State Department has launched a strategy to promote agricultural biotechnology for the benefit of agribusiness and seed corporations, lobbying foreign governments to adopt pro-agricultural biotechnology policies and laws.

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Assange’s health could drastically worsen in embassy – lawyer

11 November 2012RT

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could suffer serious health problems if he stays in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, warned his lawyer. The whistleblower faces immediate arrest and extradition to Sweden should he leave the building.

“Assange is in good health, but the situation is getting steadily worse,” lawyer Baltasar Garzon said during an anti-corruption conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The confined conditions in which Assange is currently living could cause him to “suffer from serious medical problems,” and lead to “psychological issues,”Garzon said.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 13 March 2012

13 March 2012williambowles.info

 

Report: US government abused WikiLeaks suspect

TG Daily

The former army analyst – who was recently charged with aiding the enemy – stands accused of downloading thousands of classified documents that ultimately ended up on WikiLeaks. According to Juan Mendez, the US military was at least “culpable” of cruel …

http://www.tgdaily.com/security-features/62023-report-us-government-abused-wikileaks-suspect

 

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Wikileaks Newslinks 19 February 2012: Assange on the Simpsons

19 February 2012williambowles.info

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange to Guest on Fox’s THE SIMPSONS, 2/19
Broadway World
As first reported on EWonline, WikiLeaks‘ founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange has recorded a guest voiceover that will appear during the 500th episode of Fox’s long-running animated series THE SIMPSONS. The episode is scheduled to air on …
http://tv.broadwayworld.com/article/WikiLeaks-Founder-Julian-Assange-to-Guest-on-Foxs-THE-SIMPSONS-219-20120218

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WikiLeaks Newslinks 8 February 2012

8 February 2012williambowles.info

WikiLeaks, Assange and Democracy
Green Left Weekly
WikiLeaks, a free press publishing and media organisation, has revealed human rights abuses, war crimes and corruption in governments across the world. Yet the US Administration wants to close WikiLeaks down and prosecute its founder Julian Assange.
http://www.greenleft.org.au/events/49821

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Wikileaks Newslinks 23 December 2011

23 December 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks founder helped Army private get data, prosecutors say
Los Angeles Times
During closing arguments in the pretrial hearing of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, prosecutors flashed excerpts of chat logs to the courtroom that they alleged showed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange coaching Manning on how to decode computer passwords to …
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-manning-hearing-20111223,0,3196435.story

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Wikileaks Newslinks 19 December 2011

19 December 2011 — williambowles.info

Investigator links soldier to documents in WikiLeaks case
Los Angeles Times
ASSOCIATED PRESS — A computer-crimes investigator testified Sunday he found more than 10000 diplomatic cables and other sensitive information on the work computer of the Army private charged with spilling a mountain of secrets to WikiLeaks. …
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bradley-manning-20111219,0,3065373.story

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