Originally posted on WISE Up Action - A Solidarity Network for Manning and Assange:
Wednesday 25 July is the second Anniversary of the release by WikiLeaks of the Afghan War Diaries.
These diaries provided indisputable evidence about the real nature of the futile and bloody ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Yet, two years later:
- The war in Afghanistan continues.
- The death toll continues to rise.
- Bradley Manning remains in pretrial detention
- Julian Assange of WikiLeaks has sought sanctuary in the Ecuadorian Embassy in fear of his life if extradited to the US (via Sweden or directly from Britain)
Call for action on 25 July
The Bradley Manning Support Network has issued a call-out for action everywhere to mark this anniversary.
This collection of military documents stands in stark contrast to the [US] government’s public statements on the war in Afghanistan — a war characterized by overwhelming civilian casualties and a culture of secrecy far exceeding what’s needed to…
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