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Global journalists’ union supports Wikileaks

This article was published on July 16, 2013 on the “Media, entertainment and arts alliance” website. The alliance is a union for media, entertainment and arts workers. The article reports that the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed its support in favor of WikiLeaks with a motion passed at the IFJ’s world congress meeting in Dublin. The motion explicitly expresses support for WikiLeaks as a “new breed of media...

 
 

RSF/RWB: Statement in favour of WikiLeaks and against the Banking Blockade

Reporters Without Borders published today, April 26, 2013 a statement hailing the judgement of the Iceland Supreme Court on the Data Cell/Valitor case: “Court orders Visa subcontractor to lift block on payments to WikiLeaks: Reporters Without Borders hails a ruling by Iceland’s supreme court on 24 April ordering Valitor — Visa’s local partner in Iceland — and formerly called Visa Iceland — to resume processing online donations to WikiLeaks within...

 
 

Caen Memorial award for a lawyer pleading the cause of Bradley Manning.

The Memorial de Caen organizes for 24 years an international competition where lawyers have to plead about the case of a person or a situation whom suffers human rights violations. Each year, ten lawyers plead their cases in front of a jury of key players from legal, political, cultural and artistic backgrounds, who are all committed to defending Human Rights, as well as to a large audience. This year, the...

 
 

Annie Machon: Lies, Damned Lies, and Newspaper Reporting

Last week the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence presented this year’s award to Dr Tom Fingar at a ceremony jointly hosted by the prestigious Oxford Union Society. Dr Fingar, currently a visiting lecturer at Oxford, had in 2007 co-ordinated the production of the US National Intelligence Estimate – the combined analysis of all 16 of America’s intelligence agencies – which assessed that the Iranian nuclear weaponisation programme had...

 
 

Delivery For Mr. Assange: A Live Mail Art Piece

by  !Mediengruppe Bitnik  (2013) An original initiative:   A parcel containing a camera is sent to Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London through the Royal Mail. Through a hole in the parcel, the camera documents its journey through the postal system. The images are transfered to this website, where the status of the parcel can be followed in realtime. !Mediengruppe Bitnik will post the parcel around noon on...

 
 

Resolution of the Socialist Equality Party (UK) Congress: “Defend Julian Assange and WikiLeaks”

The Socialist Equality Party of the UK has issued a resolution in support of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. The Socialist Equality Party salutes the courageous stand of WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange and demands an end to their persecution. Assange and WikiLeaks are the victims of an international conspiracy in which the British government is playing a leading role. Its aim is to intimidate and silence all those who...