18 December 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1473 days. 
 – 913 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1667 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1019 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 828 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1765 days.

WikiLeaks News:

Julian Assange News:

  • In an interview with SheRa, WikiLeaks legal adviser Jennifer Robinson discussed her work on the Assange case saying, “What’s frightening is that somebody can be held for this long without charge. And without having the opportunity to answer. Or indeed, get any of the evidence against him.”

17 December 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1472 days. 
 – 912 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1666 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1018 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 827 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1764 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks announced via Twitter: “Tomorrow our new series begins on everyone’s least favourite agency.”
  • Yesterday was journalist Barrett Brown’s sentencing hearing, which saw his sentencing delayed until January 22. Julian Assange released a statement on the hearing and how Brown’s situation involves WikiLeaks and him personally.
  • WikiLeaks cables show how the US administration used a powerful nun to gain intelligence on Cuba.

Chelsea Manning News:

  • The Guardian published a series of birthday messages to Chelsea Manning from writers, artists, and others including Edward Snowden, Alan Moore, Terry Gilliam, Vivienne Westwood, and Slavoj Žižek.

 

15 December 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1470 days. 
 – 910 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1664 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1016 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1762 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Barrett Brown, the sole journalist imprisoned in the US according to Reporters Without Borders, is due to be sentenced tomorrow. He faces 10 years over hacking charges. WikiLeaks released an editorial in 2013 calling for his release. (more info)
  • The editor of the New York Times put out a statement regarding the Sony Hack which states, “…[T]he main issue, the main thing we consider, is how newsworthy the documents are. In that regard I would say these aren’t the Pentagon Papers. And these aren’t Wikileaks.”

Julian Assange News:

  • Perfil interviewed Julian Assange about Latin American, the status and future of journalism, and more. Forbes published an English translation of some parts of the interview.

Chelsea Manning News:

  • Video is available of journalist Alexa O’Brien speaking about Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks revelations at the Parliament of Catalonia, 12 December 2014.

 

13 December 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1468 days. 
 – 908 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1662 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1014 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1760 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • Spain’s Xnet, a WikiLeaks-inspired organisation, has been releasing documents showing corruption in Spain. They also allow citizens to file criminal complaints for consideration by judges, a unique feature that is possible under Spanish law.

Julian Assange News:

  • Independent named Julian Assange’s latest book “When Google Met WikiLeaks” as one of their Books of the Year.

Chelsea Manning News:

  • Chelsea Manning’s Welsh relatives stated that she was tortured using CIA techniques mentioned in the Torture Report released this week including humiliation via forced nudity and solitary confinement.

12 December 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1467 days. 
 – 907 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1661 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1013 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1759 days

WikiLeaks News:

  • DataCell, an Icelandic company which processes donations to WikiLeaks, has filed suit in the US against Visa and MasterCard over their blockade of donations to WikiLeaks. They are requesting upwards of $5 million in damages from lost donation revenue.
  • Co.EXIST published photos from the massive ‘Wall of War’ visualization of WikiLeaks Afghan War Logs by designer Dylan Halpern. A website was also launched today which showcases the visualization of the data.

Julian Assange News:

  • Prominent Swedish intellectual Jan Myrdal wrote on the situation of Julian Assange, noting the threat he faces from the US and citing a document leaked by Edward Snowden which shows Assange on a US ‘Manhunting Timeline’.