25 February 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 816 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 813  days. 
 - 251 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1008 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 359 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 893 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Today's QandA panel, which included Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and U.S. Ambassador Jeff Bleich, was asked multiple questions about Julian Assange and the WikiLeaks Grand Jury. FM Carr and Ambassador Bleich dismissed Mr Assange's fears of U.S. extradition and downplayed the WikiLeaks Grand Jury. Full video of the session is available. 
  • teleSUR posted a short video with English subtitles describing the event held for the release of La Jornada's new book on WikiLeaks and Mexico.
  • The Pentagon has suggested that a sequester would impair their ability to fight cyber threats. This comes as they recently attacked WikiLeaks as a threat for "economic espionage". It was also reported that the technology being developed to prevent leaks has a high rate of false positives.
  • WACA will be holding a public meeting on March 1 at the Victoria Trades Hall, 6PM. Memberships for the WikiLeaks Party will be available for $20.
  • WikiLeaks tweeted that a document being spread on Twitter claiming to be the WikiLeaks Party Consitution was not the Constitution. The WikiLeaks Party Constitution is expected to be finalized by March 1.
  • Cartoonist Carlos Latuff created a cartoon about how the U.S. picks and chooses who to give freedom of speech, comparing Yoani Sanchez and Julian Assange. Mr Latuff's archive of WikiLeaks-related cartoons can be viewed here.

 Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network posted an update which includes reports from worldwide events held last weekend in protest of Bradley Manning's 1000th day imprisoned without trial.