19 June 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 930 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold – will resume in 9 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 928 days. 
 - 366 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1122 days.  
- 8 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 473 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1007 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • Julian Assange said that WikiLeaks is preparing its next publication, but would not discuss the contents, as it is against WikiLeaks’ policy to discuss future releases.
  • WikiLeaks tweeted the following regarding journalist Michael Hastings, who died in a car crash Tuesday:
    • “Michael Hastings contacted WikiLeaks lawyer Jennifer Robinson just a few hours before he died, saying that the FBI was investigating him.”
  • WikiLeaks announced they have been in contact with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s lawyers and are working on getting him asylum in Iceland.

Julian Assange News:

  • An article in Huffington Post discusses how Julian Assange is a central figure in Bradley Manning’s trial, discussing the frequency he is mentioned in the trial and the likeliness of the U.S. Government’s attempt to establish conspiracy charges.
  • An article in Al Jazeera discusses how Julian Assange’s supporters continue to stand by him, with some holding a daily vigil outside the Ecuadorian Embassy.


Categories: Asylum (JA), Daily Posts, Edward Snowden, FBI, Iceland, Jennifer Robinson, NSA, PRISM, Trial (CM), WikiLeaks Release - Other