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Re: <nettime> Wikileaks - time to switch the focus: save private Manning
molly Hankwitz on Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:20:49 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Wikileaks - time to switch the focus: save private Manning!


I would like to second this motion. What we are dealing with here in Manning
is much more the critical, ethical and "global" issue. This is not to say that
figuring around Wikileaks is not important, but like other networked culture,
such figuring can sometimes become myopic.

Working to prevent ? leaks with scapegoat, surveillance and torture? I wonder,
what is accountability in these times?

molly

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Patrice Riemens <patrice {AT} xs4all.nl> wrote:
>
> For weeks and months now attention has been focused by the mainstream
> media, but also by the alternative ones, including nettime, and including
> me, on the personage Julian Assange, and on Wikileaks.org in general. I
> think it is great time attention and indignation is shifted towards the
> fate of the guy who is really paying a high price for his alleged role in
> the whole affair: Bradley E. Manning, languishing with a deteriorating
> health, in a military jail in Quantico, Virginia, while being held in
> solitary confinement and under conditions that easily qualify as torture.
>


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