31 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1421 days. 
 – 861 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1615 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 967 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1713 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks posted a link to 33 of their documents which mention Halloween.
  • Two State Department cables released by WikiLeaks highlight Russia-Chechnya‘s role in the rise of ISIS and Wahhabism.
  • Pirate Bay co-founder and WikiLeaks consultant Gottfrid Svartholm Warg aka anakata was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison today after being convicted of hacking into CSC yesterday.
  • Former CIA officer Ray McGovern wrote about his recent visits with Julian Assange and Sarah Harrison. Today McGovern was brutally detained before a speech by former CIA director David Petraeus he planned to attend.
  • WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison will be speaking at GOTO conference in Berlin on November 6.
  • WikiLeaks issued a notice regarding a recent VICE article: “VICE has a story saying that a Swedish company runs our servers. It does not and only ran a small part years ago.”

30 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1420 days. 
 – 860 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1614 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 966 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1712 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Pirate Bay co-founder and WikiLeaks consultant Gottrid Svartholm Warg aka anakata was convicted of unauthorized access to CSC’s mainframe. He is facing up to six years in prison and will be sentenced on Friday.
  • The PayPal14 were sentenced today. Felony charges were dropped against eleven of the hacktivists who had pleaded guilty to a cyber-attack on the PayPal website in protest of their blockading of WikiLeaks in 2010. They each must pay $5600 in restitution.
  • Julian Assange and WikiLeaks lawyers Jennifer Robinson and Baltazar Garzón are among those speaking at Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival in mid-November.

29 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1419 days. 
 – 859 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1613 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 965 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1711 days

Julian Assange News:

  • Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny issued a statement in response to UK Minister of State Hugo Swire stating they would “actively welcome” the prosecution coming to London to question Julian Assange. The short statement refers readers to her earlier statements on why she will not question Assange in London and says she has “no other information to submit today”.

28 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1418 days. 
 – 858 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1612 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 964 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1710 days

Julian Assange News:

  • The prosecution has submitted a response to Julian Assange’s latest appeal. Svea Court of Appeals stated that Assange’s legal team has until 3 November to reply. Afterward, a decision will be made regarding access to SMS messages and a preliminary ruling from the EU Court of Justice. A decision regarding the arrest warrant may take place at a later time.
  • During House of Commons debates, UK Minister of State Hugo Swire answered a question regarding the potential questioning by the Swedish prosecution of Julian Assange in London saying that they “would do absolutely everything to facilitate” and “actively welcome” it. (See also: transcript) Guardian posted a response from Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny who said the remarks were “all news to her” and she would probably make a public response in the next few days.
  • Julian Assange and Edward Snowden are among Forbes India’s5 People To Impact Our Thinking in the Last Five Years”.

27 October 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1417 days. 
 – 857 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1611 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 963 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1709 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Alex Nunns from OR Books (publisher of “When Google Met WikiLeaks”) wrote about attending the launch party for Google chairman Eric Schmidt’s new book.

Julian Assange News:

  • RT In the NOW discussed the upcoming ruling on Assange’s appeal against the Swedish arrest warrant interviewing WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsonn and former MP/Swedish Pirate Party chairman Lars Christian Engström.