2 May 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1242 days. 
 – 682 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1432 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 788 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1535 days.
WikiLeaks News:
  • President Obama dismissed critics of the TPP agreement by saying that they reflect “lack of knowledge of what is going on in the negotiations”. However, he fails to mention that this is due to the immense secrecy surrounding the TPP agreement and negotiations. Most of the known information on the TPP is available because of WikiLeaks releases.
  • In an article on the future of China’s economy, a WikiLeaks cable is sourced in which China’s current premier stated that the figures used to determine China’s GDP were “manmade” and “for reference only” .
  • “PolitiLeaks”, a new book by journalist Santiago O’Donnell, discusses WikiLeaks cables in a worldwide political context, including Argentine economist Martín Redrado and his links with US Government officials.

Julian Assange News:

  • Interview DE published a large excerpt of theatre director Angela Richter’s interview of Julian Assange about his work, his life in the Ecuadorian Embassy, and his thoughts on various media.

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