09/21/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 658 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 655 days. 
 - 95 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 852 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 202 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 738 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released all emails (2,651) from the Syrian Directorate-General of Antiques and Museums , which is the twelfth large group of Syria Files released recently, totaling over 132,000 emails.
  • In emails released by WikiLeaks, Stratfor employees discuss the danger of polonium-210 and how the FBI is not going public about it.
  • WikiLeaks cables are being used in a domestic judicial review of the UK's declaration of a Marine Protected Area around the disputed Chagos Archipelago.
  • L'Espresso journalist Stefania Maurizi sent out a series of tweets about WikiLeaks cables which exposed how the U.S. tried to stop Italian magistrates.

Julian Assange News:
  • Ecuador Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino will meet with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague to discuss Julian Assange's case, 27 September in New York City.
  • American Enterprise Institute hosted a discussion on Ecuador and Julian Assange asylum featuring Jose Cardenas, former Acting Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Carribean at the U.S. Agency for International Development; Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research; and Gustavo Palacio, President of the non-profit organisation Democracy International Ecuador.
  • An article in International Marxist Tendency discusses the allegations against Julian Assange, while delving into issues related to Sweden's neutrality, independent judiciary, and more.
  • Through October 19-22, a production entitled "ASSASSINATE ASSANGE" will be performed at Künstlerhaus in Vienna. The production is based on hactivism research and interview with Julian Assange.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network issued a news update for September 21 which covers U.S. attorney Michael Ratner discussing the pressure on Bradley, a protest at President Obama's campaign office in Concord, New Hapshire, and an upcoming talk from the Center for Constitutional Rights' Shayana Kadidal. 
  • Students from the University of Florida wrote on their belief that President Obama should pardon Bradley Manning.