10 February 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 801 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 798  days. 
 - 236 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 993 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 344 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 878 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Freedom of the Press Foundation published an article which discusses why leaks are so vital to democracy, focusing on the debates over the use of drones and the "kill list".
  • Multiple WikiLeaks cables are referenced in Publica's analysis of U.S. influence in the impeachment of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo.
  • The Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition will take part in this year's Sydney Mardi Gras on March 2. They plan to raise awareness about Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.

Julian Assange News:
  • SACC published an article which discussed how Julian Assange "speaks truth to the powerless", i.e. equips citizens with the truth so they can better defend themselves against the powerful. The article also discusses the Swedish case against Mr Assange and the threat of U.S. extradition.

Jeremy Hammond News:
  • Free Jeremy Hammond is encouraging supporters to attend Jeremy Hammond's next hearing at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on February 21. A short press conference will be held at 9:30AM before the hearing. It is believed Judge Loretta Preska will decide whether or not to recuse herself in this case at this time.