10/09/12

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 676 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 673 days. 
 - 113 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in jail without trial for 870 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 220 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 756 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks released all emails (716) to and from the Syrian Management Development Productivity Center. WikiLeaks has been releasing large batches of the Syria Files daily over the past few weeks, totaling over 214,000 emails. 
  • WikiLeaks-endorsed website Cabledrum tweeted that they are under heavy DDoS attacks again. The last time was during an early-August attack, which also targeted WikiLeaks itself and other support sites.

Julian Assange News:

  • Lady Gaga visited Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy after her perfume promotion at the nearby Harrod's department store. A photo of the two was uploaded to Gaga's 'Little Monsters' fansite. WikiLeaks tweeted: "Press are reporting Assange + @ladygaga story. You can educate her support base + media following
  • Ken Day, the former police officer who investigated Julian Assange in the early 1990s, criticised the accuracy of the new telemovie "Underground" saying, "Whilst I am not against Assange, I am concerned that the facts surrounding this case have been so skewed as to portray a false impression of the events".
  • "Underground: The Julian Assange Story" is currently available on YouTube in full, as is the program shown before it "Julian Assange: A TEN News Special" (part 1, part 2). WikiLeaks commented on the latter that it is a "good production" but people should read their notes on the critics.
  • Videos of Christine Assange and Gail Malone speaking at the Adelaide University forum "Julian Assange: Journalist or Terrorist?" are now available.
  • WikiLeaks linked to the blog commenting, "Someone should start a #wlartists group. Making complex simple is important".

Bradley Manning News:
  • Tomorrow the military appeals court in Washington D.C. will hear an argument from the Center for Constitutional Rights regarding public access to Bradley Manning's court martial records. The hearing is open to the public.