9 March 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 828 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 825  days. 
 - 263 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1020 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 371 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 905 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • The New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan wrote on the dangers of suppressing leaks, noting the prosecutions of Bradley Manning and CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou.
  • Cabledrum updated their archive of articles on the GI Files, which contains over 1400 articles.
  • Human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, was named joint winner of Australian National University's young alumnus of the year.
  • An academic paper entitled "Digital Prometheus: WikiLeaks, the State-Network Dichotomy and the Antinomies of Academic Reason" discusses the effect WikiLeaks has had on global powers.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange's book "Cypherpunks" will be released in German on March 14, 2013.
  • Julian Assange's father, John Shipton, was interviewed about his son's work and the failure of the Australian Government to help him. Mr Shipton is currently acting chairman of the WikiLeaks Party.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The editors of The Nation published an article comparing the situations of Bob Woodward and Bradley Manning, noting how the press should be far more concerned with PFC Manning's case and the implications it holds for journalists.
  • Al Jazeera's Listening Post discussed the Bradley Manning case, focusing on the lack of main stream media coverage.