Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a poet who has served since April 2009 as an MP in the Icelandic parliament for the Movement, a political movement for democratic reform beyond party politics, which she helped create. Birgitta was chief sponsor for the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative (IMMI), and is chair of the International Modern Media Institute. She is also on the Bradley Manning advisory board

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 1:03pm
Bradley Manning's Sentence: 35 Years for Exposing Us to the Truth
As of today, Wednesday 21 August 2013, Bradley Manning has served 1,182 days in prison. He should be released with a sentence of time served.
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Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 7:16am
Evidence of a US Judicial Vendetta Against WikiLeaks Activists Mounts
I knew when I put down my name as co-producer of a video, released by WikiLeaks , showing United States soldiers shooting civilians in Baghdad from a helicopter that my life would never be the same.
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 8:34am
Bradley Manning, America's Martyr for Open Government
Little did I know when I was helping with the preparations for making public the historic leak "Collateral Murder" – the 2007 footage of a US Apache helicopter firing at and killing a group of people claimed to be insurgents, which included a Reuters journalist, released by WikiLeaks in 2010 – that the person possibly responsible for the courageous act of bringing the war crimes exposed in that video into the public domain, where
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 9:39am
Lessons from Iceland: The People Can Have the Power
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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 11:51am
How the US Justice Department Legally Hacked My Twitter Account
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