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7:35 Are we finally going to get more WikiLeaks cables on Israel? Haaretz with new story on cable suggesting some Israeli settlers on West Bank said they’d move back to Israel if received financial compensation. And more here.
5:00 Info on my WikiLeaks panel at Media Reform conf on Friday w/ Greenwald, Sifry, Emily Bell, Amy Goodman, more. ALso doing book(s) signing at 3:45 Friday along with, at that time, Bernie Sanders!
2:15 A rally in support of Manning and WikiLeaks tomorrow at City Hall in NYC, organized in part by Barrett Brown, sometimes described as an “Anonymous spokesman.” Other events this week.
1:25 Very good piece at Foreign Polcy by Charles Homans on US finally throwing Saleh “under the bus” in Yemen—despite or because of many revelations and demands from WikiLeaks cables, going back to the first day of release. “But in general there’s a uniquely sardonic tone to the 31 Sanaa embassy cables released so far”
11:20 First Assange doc to make it to DVD? Won’t be last.
10:30 Panel debate coming up May 4, 6:30 pm, at Columbia University. “Life After WikiLeaks: Who won the information war?” Organized by Index on Censorship.
9:00 Julian Assange won’t be extradited to Sweden any time soon. Date for his appeal to start finally set—for July.
8:25 BBC: The true WikiLeaks threat —“every company has something to hide.”