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wikileaks: snapping at the heels

Lots of focus on Manning at the moment: Firstly, the military (via Fox, of course) make their claims about Manning’s treatment, that it is standard and customary: U.S. Military Assures U.N. WikiLeaks Suspect Treated ‘Fairly But the responses piled up … Continue reading

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wikileaks: double blind

(Quick note: this Wikileaks timeline looks interesting.) Interview on 12/22: [Audio, no caption] Transcript is found here: Transcript of Cenk Uygur’s Exclusive Interview of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange. He reiterates his point about being legitimate investigative journalists But I have … Continue reading

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wikileaks: and time stands still for others

Last night I found this blog entry by Manning’s lawyer: A Typical Day for PFC Bradley Manning. Manning has been held since May in solitary confinement, but what exactly does that mean? There’s quite a few people who have no … Continue reading

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wikileaks: cry havoc, let slip the war of words

We have the wonderful Conyers, House Judiciary chairmain, pointing out that Wikileaks did not commit a crime. “As an initial matter, there is no doubt that WikiLeaks is very unpopular right now. Many feel that the WikiLeaks publication was offensive,” … Continue reading

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wikileaks: applying pressure

I should have connected the dots earlier. I’ve been trying to figure out why — aside from general asshattery, of course — subject Manning to seven months (and counting) of solitary confinement, particularly when it amounts to torture, and there … Continue reading

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wikileaks: shooting themselves in the foot

Increasingly, attention is turning to the whistle-blower who is accused of turning over the diplomatic cables to Wikileaks. Glenn Greenwald has a lengthy article documenting Manning’s current treatment in military detention: The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention. While Manning … Continue reading

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wikileaks: ploughing on…

There’s quite a few articles out there now, partly because the narratives are starting to multiply. It’s not just Wikileaks anymore. There are several stories now — Assange, Manning, Anonymous; analysis and reactions to the Wikileaks narrative. But first, I … Continue reading

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