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11:40 Bradley Manning’s attorney David Coombs just posted at blog: Rep. Kucinich, Amnesty Int’l and UN reps denied visits to Manning, as Quantico brig ignores “own rules,” he charges.
11:15 Folks, I am exiting now for Boston and the big National Media Reform Conference. Info on my WikiLeaks panel on Friday w/ Greenwald, Sifry, Emily Bell, Amy Goodman, more. Perhaps it will be streamed? Also doing book(s) signing there at 3:45 Friday along with, at that same time, Bernie Sanders!
11:00 Birgitta Jonsdottir: when to stay quiet and when to speak up.
9:45 Open letter backing WikiLeaks “right to publish” signed by notables such as Noam Chomsky, Susan Sarandon, Tom Stoppard, Oliver Stone, Mike Leigh, Michael Moore, Richard Eyre, Patrick Cockburn, Dan Ellsberg, many more.
8:35 We noted (below) that we’re finally getting more cables from Israel, with controversy already, and Haaretz has another major one today. ”Peace Now has urged the U.S. to pressure Israel into evacuating West Bank outposts, according to an American diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks, adding that the group regularly updated both Washington and the Defense Ministry on ongoing settlement construction.”
8:15 My new book, Bradley Manning: Truth and Consequences, just published as e-book here and print here. Remember, e-book nowadays also means phones, iPad, PC reading, etc. My book The Age of WikiLeaks: From Collateral Murder to Cablegate (and Beyond) also out in print and e-book. Books are only $9.95 print and $3.99 electronic.