20 January 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 780 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 777  days. 
 - 215 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 972 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 323 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 857 days.

WikiLeaks News:

Julian Assange News:
  • The Oxford Tab published a letter from the WikiLeaks Australian Citizens' Alliance which is a response to the planned protests against Julian Assange's upcoming January 23 speech at the Oxford Union. It discusses the U.S. persecution of Mr Assange and issues with the conduct of prosecutors in the Swedish investigation. A factsheet is also available to be handed out at the event.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning's new court schedule is as follows (via the Bradley Manning Support Network):
    • 26 February – 1 March, 2013: Accused plea and anticipated speedy trial ruling.
    • 21 May – 24 May, 2013: How to deal with classified information during trial (either substituting or redacting documents or closing portions of the trial to the press and public).
    • 3 June, 2013: Tentative trial start date; trial expected to last about six weeks.
  • Dr. Paul Craig Roberts wrote on the "institutionalization of tyranny" in the U.S., with mention of Bradley Manning's treatment and the government's ruling which banned reports showing WikiLeaks did not harm national security from being used as evidence.