10/06/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 673 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 670 days. 
 - 110 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 867 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 217 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 753 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • Al Jazeera published an analysis of WikiLeaks cables on Venezuela and its politics in light of tomorrow's upcoming election.
  • WikiLeaks released all emails (4,356) to and from the Syrian General Social Security Organization. WikiLeaks has been releasing large batches of the Syria Files daily over the past few weeks, totaling over 210,000 emails.   
  • The case of the PayPal 14, who allegedly coordinated a DDoS attack on PayPal after they blocked donations to WikiLeaks, could test the limits on searches of personal electronic media.
  • HuffPost Live held a segment on WikiLeaks entitled "Why should I care?" featuring Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola, Founder of the Emotional Hard Body Divorce Boot Camp Christina Pesoli, former Marine Matthew Mahoney, and Huffington Post blogger Evan Neubauer.
  • A rally for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange was held in Sydney. Statements made at the rally by human rights lawyer Kellie Tranter and journalist Austin Mackell are available to read.
  • RageMag did a profile on Jérémie Zimmermann, co-founder of  La Quadrature du Net. Mr Zimmermann was a guest on Julian Assange's talk show The World Tomorrow. He discusses his views on WikiLeaks, as well as the harassment he's faced when traveling to the U.S. because of his support.
  • L'Espresso journalist Stefania Maurizi will be speaking on WikiLeaks at the Festival Giallomare in Fermo, Italy, October 11 at 9PM.

Julian Assange News:

  • Imprisoned Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is currently on a full hunger strike (no food, water, or medicine) after prison officials refused to allow him to mourn his mother. Mr Rajab was a guest on Julian Assange's talk show The World Tomorrow last Spring.
  • Canongate blamed their sales losses on Julian Assange and the "unauthorised biography" of his they published. Mr Assange's statement made at the time of publication is available on the WikiLeaks website.

Bradley Manning News: