31 January 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 791 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 788  days. 
 - 226 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 983 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 334 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 868 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Freedom of the Press Foundation's first donation bundle, which includes WikiLeaks, expires on Sunday. Donations to WikiLeaks through FPF are anonymous and U.S. tax-deductible.
  • The FBI traveled to Iceland in August 2011 to investigate WikiLeaks, but their request was rejected by Minister of the Interior Ögmundur Jónasson.
  • WikiLeaks Press has an archive of court cases in which WikiLeaks cables have been used.
  • WikiLeaks cables show that surveillance missions in Mali using American turbopop planes have only had a limited effect.
  • WikiLeaks cables show that British officials demanded full details of the U.S.'s intelligence gathering flights, but the U.S. refused to give the information citing that it would "hinder, if not obstruct, our cooperative counterterrorism efforts".
  • The IMDB and Wikipedia pages for DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie "The Fifth Estate" have been updated with information, likely from the makers of the film. The pages note that the film will be written "through the eyes of Daniel Domscheit-Berg" and implies that WikiLeaks hits an "abrupt end" in the film. It also states that Julian Assange is presented with "questionable tactics and ethics".
    • Icelandic politician and former WikiLeaks volunteer Birgitta Jónsdóttir has written a blog post about her involvement with the film.

Julian Assange News:

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Saluting Bradley Manning event held tonight with Daniel Ellsberg and Kevin Gosztola will be filmed by Democracy Now! and recorded for broadcast on the radio.