09/11/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 648 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 645 days. 
 - 85 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 842 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 192 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 728 days.

WikiLeaks News (Releases):
  • Today is the 11th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy. Three years ago, WikiLeaks released half a million pager intercepts from a 24-hour period of 9/11.
  • WikiLeaks has released all emails (16,518) to and from the Syrian Ministry of Presidential Affairs. This comes after yesterday's release of all emails (32,476) to and from the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the Syria Files. The total number of Syria Files is now 49,103.
  • The Guantanamo Bay file of Adnan Farhan Abd Al Latif, the prisoner who died yesterday—two years after his released was ordered—is available on the WikiLeaks website.
  • National Security Archive published an article detailing Colombia's peace negotiators, using WikiLeaks cables to show the view from the United States.
  • WikiLeaks cables detail separatist sentiments in the autonomous republic of Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan. 

WikiLeaks News (Other):
  • In an interview about his new book, "This Machine Kills Secrets", Forbes' Andy Greenberg discussed WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and the history of hacktivism.
  • The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm (anakata), who was recently deported from Cambodia to Sweden, may have been extradited for his connection to WikiLeaks
  • A blog entitled WikiLeaks Defenders has been created, which describes itself as the "WikiLeaks Anti-Defamation League".
  • A new leak site has popped up, WikiLeaks Sudbury, which is looking to shed light on 'out of control expenses' in the Canadian city.

Julian Assange News:
  • The New York Times reported the stories of Ecuadorians and their support for Julian Assange: Juan José Illingworth, a sixth-generation Englishman; Miriam Vilela, a seamstress; Felipe Ogaz, an activist; Carlos Soria, a hardware store owner; and Enrique Ayala, president of Simón Bolívar Andean University.
  • Julian Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson appeared on SBS Dateline to discuss the current legal situation of Mr Assange.
  • SMH published a first look at "Underground: The Julian Assange Story" with a trailer, photos, and an interview with the director. 
  • El Ciudadano interviewed citizens in the streets of London, who expressed their support for Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning News:
  • A panel will be held on September 30 at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC entitled "Bradley Manning: Truth on Trial". Speakers will be Chris Hedges, Thomas Drake, Jesselyn Radack, Col Ann Wright, and David House.
  • WISE Up Action published an article detailing the exceptional secrecy of Bradley Manning's court martial proceedings.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network published supporter action reports from Toledo, Tallahassee, Seattle, and Boston,