27 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 907 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold - will resume in 32 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 904 days. 
 - 342 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1099 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 450 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 984 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 121,610 Stratfor emails on Turkey.
  • Kissinger Cables released by WikiLeaks shows that, in 1975, General Galo Latorre wanted to charge $40,000 to strike Ecuadorian dictator Rodriguez Lara.
  • WikiLeaks lawyer Michael Ratner appeared on Law and Disorder Radio to discuss Alex Gibney's film, "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks", which Mr Ratner says does a disservice to Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, and the WikiLeaks organization.
  • This Day in WikiLeaks is now available in German at Frankfurt Friends of WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Daniel Ellsberg, Jesselyn Radack, and Michael Ratner will be speaking on Bradley Manning at the All Soul’s Church in Washington DC, June 2 at 5PM. The event will be live streamed.
  • Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg wrote a message comparing his situation 40 years ago with Bradley Manning's current one, and asked for supporters to continue contributing to PFC Manning's defense fund.
  • An article in Policy Mic discusses Bradley Manning's upcoming trial and whether justice will prevail.

Jeremy Hammond News:
  • Jeremy Hammond will be in court on May 28  at the Federal Courthouse in New York at 10:00AM. A rally in support of him will be held at Foley Square from 9:15AM. Mr Hammond has contacted FreeAnons asking for as much support as possible in court.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • WikiLeaks Party National Council member Kellie Tranter wrote on the WikiLeaks Party's values of "openness, accountability and the decentralisation of power".
  • The WikiLeaks Party posted a transcript of remarks made by WLParty National Council member Sam Castro during a La Trobe University panel on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.