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Update on Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago’s Membership Numbers

It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the vast sea of apathy that exists in the working class intellectual wasteland that exists here in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.  The utter lack of any serious working-class opposition to the continuing massive assaults on the trade union movement in Chicago continues unabated.  The unionized … Continue reading

Transcript: Bradley Manning’s Partial Guilty Plea, 28 February, 2013

This transcript was posted on the Bradley Manning Support Network’s website yesterday.  It is a “rush transcript” produced by Alexa O’Brien.  Thanks to both; FREE BRADLEY MANNING! – Friends of WikiLeaks, Chicago *********************************   http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/update-3113-bradley-mannings-statement-taking-responsibility-for -releasing-docs Update 3/1/13: Bradley Manning’s statement taking responsibility for releasing docs February 28, 2013. Rush transcript by Alexa O’Brien, originally … Continue reading

New Jeremy Hammond Essay: “On Aaron Swartz and the Criminalization of Digital Dissent”

This is  a new essay written by imprisoned US political activist Chicagoan Jeremy Hammond – outrageously thrown into solitary confinement by his jailers – who faces up to 30 years in prison for the non-crime of allegedly exposing the crimes of the US government and its hired flunkeys due to his alleged involvement in the … Continue reading

“Delivery for Mr. Assange!” Awesome Webproject Sends Live Video Camera to Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy

An artists collective in Switzerland called “!Mediengruppe Bitnik” wanted to make a contribution to the worldwide effort to support WikiLeaks.  What should they do?  They decided that they would create a way to break through the wall of isolation surrounding Julian Assange as he remains under de facto house arrest in Ecuador’s embassy in London.  … Continue reading

Tor Project Executive Director Andrew Lewman’s Response to Our 2nd “Open Letter” to Tor

We have just received an email response to our 2nd “Open Letter” to Tor from Andrew Lewman, Executive Director of the Tor Project.  His letter, which we reprint in its entirety, speaks for itself; however, we will publish our response to it later today or tomorrow. Lewman’s letter grossly misrepresents many of the points we … Continue reading

20 December: Text of Julian Assange’s Address from Ecuadoran Embassy, London

[The following is a transcription of the address given on December 20, 2012 by Julian Assange from the Ecuadoran Embassy in London.  It was transcribed by WikiLeaks.org and posted on the organization’s website this afternoon. – FoWL Chicago] http://wikileaks.org/Statement-by-Julian-Assange-after.html Statement by Julian Assange after Six Months in Ecuadorian Embassy Thursday December 20th, 19:00 GMT (updated … Continue reading

Happy 25th Birthday Bradley Manning! May Your Next Birthday be Celebrated in Freedom!

Today is Bradley Manning’s 25th birthday being “celebrated” in the custody of the US Military and the US Government, unfortunately.  We’d like to take this opportunity to send him our best wishes and to say that we hope we’ll all be celebrating his birthday next year at this time with him and his friends and … Continue reading

Julian Assange: Two Years of Cablegate as Bradley Manning Testifies for the First Time

[Note: This article is from The Huffington Post where, apparently, Julian Assange is a regular contributor. – FoWL Chicago] By Julian Assange, Editor-in-Chief and Founder, WikiLeaks Thursday, November 29th, Bradley Manning testified for the first time since his arrest two and a half years ago in Baghdad. Today also marks the two-year anniversary of the … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Transcript of Erin Burnett’s CNN Interview with WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

[UPDATE: Julian Assange’s November 29, 2012 clarification of his statement made during this interview regarding Ecuador’s significance as a global power is appended to this article. – FoWL – Chicago] On the evening of November 28, 2012, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was interviewed by CNN’s Erin Burnett on her “OutFront” program.  CNN, to the best … Continue reading

UPDATED: Julian Assange of WikiLeaks to Appear live on CNN TONIGHT at 7PM Eastern (US Time)

[Update: The video of the Erin Burnett – Julian Assange interview is available here.  – FoWL Chicago] Julian Assange, one of the founders of WikiLeaks, will appear tonight at 7PM Eastern time (US) on the Erin Burnett – Out Front program.  The format will be a live television interview conducted with Assange, who is currently … Continue reading

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