3 April 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 853 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 850 days. 
 - 288 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1045 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 396 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 930 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 21,801 Stratfor emails on Austria.
  • With the third anniversary of the release of "Collateral Murder" coming up on April 5, Greg Mitch posted an excerpt from his book about WikiLeaks' preparation in releasing the video.
  • Greg Palast wrote on how the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion could have been prevented, had we known information contained in WikiLeaks cables earlier. Mr Palast also criticizes the media's treatment of Bradley Manning, as well as the "aiding the enemy" charge.

Julian Assange News:
  • ABC News interviewed Professor John Keane about his recent visit with Julian Assange as well as Mr Assange's Senate run. Professor Keane's article on his visit with Julian Assange can be read here.
  • Swedish Supreme Court justice Stefan Lindskog spoke on Julian Assange's case at the University of Adelaide. The Australian reports that he conceded it was possible that Sweden would extradite Mr Assange to the U.S., while AAP reported that he stated Mr Assange is safe from onward extradition. Full video of Justice Lindskog's presentation can be viewed here.
    • Professor Ferrada de Noli wrote on the event prior to it happening, focusing on the "trial by media" and irregularities which have been a part of Mr Assange's case.
    • The Sex With Lawyers blog wrote about the major misrepresentations Justice Lindskog made during his speech.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network issued a news update which discusses Rolling Stone's feature on Bradley Manning, a petition for him to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, and more.
  • Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State PJ Crowley wrote an article on dropping the "aiding the enemy" charge against PFC Bradley Manning, saying that it would "further erode the credibility of the US military justice system". He believes that the military should just " accept Manning's guilty plea, send him away for 20 years and move on". PJ Crowley resigned in 2011 over comments that's PFC Manning's treatment was "ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid".