Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bradley Manning’s Aug 28-30 pretrial hearing at Fort Meade: Solidarity and reports from court

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by Genny Bove Courtroom illustrations by Clark Stoeckley of WikiLeaks Mobile Information Collection Unit Bradley Manning has been back in court at Fort Meade this week for another in the series of court martial pretrial hearings. This one was an … Continue reading

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Vigil outside the Ecuadorian Embassy under threat from the cops

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Before The image above shows the decorated barriers on 19 August when Julian Assange addressed supporters in public from the Ecuadorian Embassy. Yesterday Early yesterday evening, with less than 15 minutes warning, the police moved in to take away the … Continue reading

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New Avaaz petition for WikiLeaks, Assange and whistleblowers

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Appeal by Avaaz: Don’t Shoot the Messenger See also French language version. Dear friends, The US and its allies are strangling WikiLeaks, setting a precedent that threatens all transparency activists. But a massive global outcry can persuade the UK and … Continue reading

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25 August: Vigils for Manning and Assange

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Around 60 people gathered on Saturday at 2pm at the US Embassy in London to show their support for Bradley Manning. The silent vigil organised by Veterans for Peace UK was followed by speeches. A supporter unveiled a new ‘Collateral Slaughter’ … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning Seeds of Truth project blooms in Wales

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Genny Bove Plant Seeds of Truth for Bradley Manning Back in May, I reported on CODEPINK Kansas’ collaborative art project Plant Seeds of Truth that invited people to sow sunflower seeds, to take photos when the plants were tiny and … Continue reading

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Sat 25 Aug: Free Manning! Stand for Assange! Two Vigils

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Veterans for Peace UK have called a vigil for Bradley Manning on Saturday 25 August at the US Embassy in London that will then continue to join the ongoing vigil for Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy. See the VfP … Continue reading

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Julian Assange addresses his supporters from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

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Sunday 19 August 2012 Hundreds of supporters of Julian Assange gathered outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for Julian’s first public appearance since taking refuge there and seeking asylum in Ecuador exactly two months ago. Ecuador announced its decision to … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Julian Assange to address supporters

Sunday 19 August, 2pm, Ecuadorian Embassy, 3 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London. Julian will give an address from the embassy at 2pm. Everyone welcome. Join us and the continuing campaign to demand safe passage to Ecuador for Julian. For more information, … Continue reading

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Julian Assange granted asylum in Ecuador – summary of events of last 24 hrs

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Britain issues a threat Activists from the WISE Up network and others, some of whom have been maintaining a daily vigil since 19 June when Julian entered the embassy seeking asylum, gathered in numbers late on the evening of Wednesday … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Asylum has been granted by Ecuador to Julian Assange

Strong statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration of Ecuador, Ricardo Patiño Aroca, granting Julian Assange asylum in Ecuador as per his request. CALL OUT Vigil at the Ecuadorian Embassy Thursday 16 August from midday Where? 3 Hans … Continue reading

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