23 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1233 days. 
 - 673 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1423 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 779 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1526 days.

 
Julian Assange News:
  • On Easter Sunday, Julian Assange boxed with boxing champion Solomon Egberime and professional boxer Father Dave in the Ecuadorian Embassy (more photos here).

Chelsea Manning News:
  • A judge approved Chelsea Manning's request for an official name change. Manning released a statement expressing her excitement but noting the societal difficulties she faces as a trans* person.

22 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1232 days. 
 - 672 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1422 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 778 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1525 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • The changes made between the NETmundial outcomes documents draft released by WikiLeaks and the updated version being used in the conference can be viewed here.
  • Audio is available of the 7 April panel "Snowden, WikiLeaks, and the future of Espionage" held at Lowy Institute.
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Baltasar Garzón wrote an op-ed entitled "The 'art' of limiting freedom of information" which discusses the methods used to attack WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

Julian Assange News:
  • In an interview with Soundcheck, Calle 13's Residente discussed his collaboration with Julian Assange for the song "Multi_Viral".

21 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1231 days. 
 - 671 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1421 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 777 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1524 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Moderators of Reddit's r/technology board censored terms deemed "politicised" including 'Assange', 'Manning', 'Snowden, 'Anonymous', 'NSA', 'Bitcoin', and 'net neutrality' (see: full list of banned keywords). In response, Reddit downgraded the board's status so it is no longer promoted to new users.
  • Mexican band Opercult released a new song, "Sons of Assange", in support of freedom of information. The song uses some audio from Collateral Murder.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange, Juan Passarelli, Mathew Charles will take part in a Q&A after the screening of "The Engineer" at Hot Docs Film Festival, Toronto, May 2 at 3pm.
  • An article in El Telégrapho discusses what Julian Assange and Jacob Appelbaum have said regarding US surveillance of Latin America and the importance of resisting pressure into signing contracts from superpowers like the US and China.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Real News reported on the beginning of Chelsea Manning's appeals process and her determination to fight back after the US Army upheld her 35 year sentence.

19 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1229 days. 
 - 669 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1419 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 775 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1522 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • The WikiLeaks search engine now supports sorting by document creation date and release date.
  • Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez died on April 17 at the age of 87. He is mentioned in 253 WikiLeaks documents, including one cable on how the US government thought to pressure Harpers Magazine over Márquez' exposure of US involvement in the Allende coup.

Julian Assange News:
  • WL Central published an English translation of Paris March's article on MEP Eva Joly's meeting with Julian Assange.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • Metahaven published their video interview with journalist Alexa O'Brien recorded during the trial of Chelsea Manning. 
  • Gary Virginia, president of SF Pride, was interviewed about SF Pride's choice of Chelsea Manning as an honorary grand marshal. When asked about the controversy around the choice, Virginia stated, "Controversey's at the heart of any social change movement".

17 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1227 days. 
 - 667 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1417 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 773 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1520 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • An article in Emptywheel analyses whether the FBI filed a secret 215 production order on WikiLeaks' bank records in late November, shortly before the release of Cablegate.

Julian Assange News: