21 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 901 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold - will resume in 38 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 898 days. 
 - 336 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1093 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 444 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 978 days.

WikiLeaks News:

Julian Assange News:
  • Jacob Appelbaum spoke with Swedish FM Carl Bildt at the Stockholm Internet Forum and asked him about Julian Assange's situation and why the Swedish prosecution continues to refuse to question him in London.
  • A blog in London Review of Books discusses the recent SMS messages from GCHQ which describe the allegations against Julian Assange as a "fit-up". While the author does not believe the authenticity of the SMSes, he comments on other troubling aspects of Mr Assange's case, including Sweden's reluctance to question Mr Assange in London, the politicized court system, and Swedish public opinion.
  • Ecuadorian FM Ricardo Patiño tweeted that activities are being developed to mark one year since Julian Assange entered the Embassy (June 19).

Bradley Manning News:
  • Today was the last pretrial hearing in Bradley Manning's case. His trial begins June 3.