28 May 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1634 days. 
 – 1074 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1828 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1180 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 989 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1926 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • Democracy Now! aired the second part of their interview with Julian Assange in which he discusses his ongoing pre-charge detainment, the Carter Cables II, the ICWatch database, and the untold story of the grounding of Evo Morales’ plane during the hunt for Edward Snowden. Part one of the interview is available here.
  • During his criticism of the US role in the FIFA scandal, Russian President Vladimir Putin also noted the US persecution of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.

Julian Assange News:

27 May 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1633 days. 
 – 1073 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1827 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1179 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 988 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1925 days.

WikiLeaks News:

Chelsea Manning News:

  • Chelsea Manning wrote an op-ed to mark five years since she was first imprisoned. She discusses her experiences over the years and the consistent support she has received.
  • An article in The Nation discusses the ongoing fight to free Chelsea Manning including her upcoming appeal and her chance for parole in 2020.

26 May 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1632 days. 
 – 1072 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1826 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1178 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 987 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1924 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks released The Carter Cables II, over half a million US State Department cables from 1978. Examples of significant cables by country are available in the press release.

21 May 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1627 days. 
 – 1067 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1821 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1173 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 982 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1919 days.

WikiLeaks News (Releases):

  • WikiLeaks is hosting Transparency Toolkit’s ICWatch project after the original creators were faced with DDoS attacks and death threats from US intelligence analysts. The project reveals details for hundreds of US spying, assassination, drone and detainee programs.
  • US Cyber Command has blocked access to nearly 2500 “WikiLeaks-related websites” including publicintelligence.net, which revealed information about the massive block.
  • Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded a top-level inquiry into the safety and security issues revealed by Trident whistleblower William McNeilly. McNeilly’s full report on the issues is available via WikiLeaks.
  • Sony emails released by WikiLeaks reveal that Sony CEO Michael Lynton contributed $25,000 to a state Super PAC. The PAC founder and politician Mark Ridley-Thomas later cast a crucial vote backing millions of dollars in public funding for the LA County Museum of Art, expansion, of which Lynton is a board member.
  • Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz discussed TPP documents released by WikiLeaks on ABC PM.

WikiLeaks News (Other):

  • ODNI published 103 documents purported to have come from Osama bin Laden’s compound, including one in which he allegedly requests translation of some WikiLeaks documents.
  • “Good Kill” wrtier-director Andrew Niccol discussaed how he used WikiLeaks information for research in his film about drone strikes.
  • Journalist and author Stephen Kinzer wrote an op-ed in Boston Globe about why all leakers, from General David Petraeus to Chelsea Manning to Julian Assange, should all be treated equally.
  • Newsweek published an in-depth article on the case against alleged WikiLeaks middle-man Matt DeHart.

Julian Assange News:

  • WikiLeaks lawyer Michael Ratner appeared on The Real News to discuss Julian Assange’s upcoming 3-year mark in the Ecuadorian Embassy and the ongoing US investigation of WikiLeaks.