28 January 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 788 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 785  days. 
 - 223 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 980 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 331 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 865 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Huffington Post's Ryan J. Reilly posted a picture from Guantanamo magazine "The Wire" which warns military members against visiting WikiLeaks.
  • An article in Green Left Weekly discusses what WikiLeaks cables have revealed about Australia's role in lies about Iran and the sanctions put in place.
  • Britain is facing a UN tribunal over the Chagos Islands. WikiLeaks cables have been used in the legal procedures leading up to the tribunal, and it is cited as the first time WikiLeaks cables were used in a UK court case.
  • Parts of the Q&A from Julian Assange's Oxford Union address have been posted. Mr Assange answers questions on when there is a need for secrecy, and his legal status as an asylee.
  • Andrew Cranswick, head of African Consolidated Resources (ACR), is being described as a "sacrificial lamb" after losing his case over claims he allegedly made regarding Zimbabwean officials generating large sums of money through diamond extraction, which were revealed in a WikiLeaks cable.

Bradley Manning News: