09/12/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 649 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 646 days. 
 - 86 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 843 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 193 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 729 days.

WikiLeaks News:

Julian Assange News:
  • Both Ecuador and the UK will address Julian Assange's asylum situation at the UN General Assembly session which will be held this month.
  • The ex-military lawyer who defended David Hicks stated that, if extradited to the U.S., Julian Assange's freedom could weigh on whether or not he is accepted as a journalist.
  • Shift Shapers radio interviewed Julian Assange's U.S. lawyer Michael Ratner about the latest developments in his case.
  • The new Australian TV movie "Underground: The Julian Assange Story" has been given a glowing review by Variety magazine.

Bradley Manning News:
  • An article in New Matilda written by the Bradley Manning Support Network's Nathan Fuller discusses how the rule of law has been abandoned in Bradley Manning's case.
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network issued a news update for September 12 which covers the Center for Constitutional Rights suing the U.S. military, why supporting Bradley is a bipartisan issue, and more.
  • A transcript of the Q&A with UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez at the Chatham House is available, with questions being asked about Bradley Manning. WISE Up Action posted a report from a vigil held outside the vent.