29 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1330 days. 
 - 770 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1524 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 876 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1623 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks published an unprecedented suppression order by the Australian Supreme Court which bans the reporting of a multi-nation corruption case involving Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. It also forbids any disclosures about the order itself. The full press release can be read here. Coverage of the release by Philip Dorling of Sydney Morning Herald can be read here.

28 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1329 days. 
 - 769 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1523 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 875 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1622 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • An article in The Atlantic discusses why whistleblowers cannot effectively use the internal channels provided by the US government. It mentions a recent instance where the CIA intercepted whistleblowers communications related to the Senate investigation into torture.
  • A joint report by ACLU and HRW discusses how US mass surveillance is harming journalism, law, and democracy. It also overviews the government crackdown on leaks.

Julian Assange News:
  • An unofficial English translation is available of the Stockholm District Court ruling in the recent hearing regarding the arrest warrant against Julian Assange.

26 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1327 days. 
 - 767 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1521 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 873 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1620 days.


Julian Assange News:
  • EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow visited Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy today and tweeted, "I just spent 8 hours in the same 2 rooms where Julian #Assange has spent over 2 years. And I feel incredibly free to be out here."

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Chelsea Manning Support Network put out a message from Pentagon Papers whistleblowers Daniel Ellsberg encouraging people to donate to help cover Manning's legal appeals. Speaking at HOPE, Ellsberg discussed how Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden give him hope for the future of democracy.

24 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1325 days. 
 - 765 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1519 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 871 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1618 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • An article in M Belgique discusses how WikiLeaks decided not to publish certain banking documents in order to protect whistleblower Rudolf Elmer.
  • A articles falsely sourcing WikiLeaks have been circulating, including a fake press release about "ALFA-CIPHER" and a false claim that WikiLeaks released documents regarding a US troop surge to Gaza.

23 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1324 days. 
 - 764 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1518 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 870 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1617 days.


WikiLeaks News:

Julian Assange News:
  • Australian journalist Philip Dorling is a finalist for the Walkleys 2014 Best Freelance Journalist Award for his coverage of the Assange saga. You can read much of his coverage at Sydney Morning Herald.