19 April 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 869 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 866 days. 
 - 304 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1061 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 412 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 946 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released a transcript of a secret five-hour meeting between Julian Assange and then Google CEO Eric Schmidt which took place in June 2011. Also in attendance was Jared Cohen, Scott Malcomson, and Lisa Shields. The meeting was held to discuss ideas for Mr Schmidt and Mr Cohen's forthcoming book, "The New Digital World", and covers topics such as Bitcoin, mainstream media, censorship, and the impact of information and source material.
  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto tried to bring Henry Kissinger to Peshawar, rather than Lahore, in an attempt to blunt Afghan claims on the city.
  • A cable released by WikiLeaks shows that the beaches of Goa, India were targeted by suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba terror suspect Nasir Raizuddin in 2008.
  • Cables published by WikiLeaks show that the U.S. was not a fan of Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi, as the U.S. had a more difficult time enforcing their orders, as compared with former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
  • La Jornada published an article analysing WikiLeaks cables on the Mexican state of Michoacán.
  • An op-ed in The Times of India discusses how the Kissinger Cables released by WikiLeaks helped unite Indian journalism.

Julian Assange News:
  • RT interviewed Julian Assange about the current state of Bahrain and imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab. Mr Assange criticized Britain's involvement with the Bahraini Government, as well as the muted response from the U.S. due to having a major naval base in the country. Nabeel Rajab was a guest on Mr Assange's talk show last year.
  • Julian Assange's book "Cypherpunks" is now available in the UK at Waterstones, Blackwells, Foyles, Daunts, Amazon, and multiple independent outlets.