29 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 909 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold - will resume in 30 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 906 days. 
 - 344 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1101 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 452 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 986 days.

WikiLeaks News:

 Julian Assange News:
  • Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced he would be visiting Julian Assange as Mr Assange's one year in the Embassy approaches. Patino commented, "It is time for me to visit to tell him that he will continue to enjoy our protection and our support, because we defend personal integrity and the right to life".
  • Julian Assange will appear on AJ Stream tomorrow at 7:30PM GMT. You can send in questions to him via short video, Facebook, or hashtag #AskJulian.
  • During an appearance on Democracy Now!, poet, author, and activist Alice Walker commented briefly on Julian Assange saying, "I think he's very heroic and I think that we should support him".

Bradley Manning News:
  • Members of the Afghan Peace Volunteers thanked Bradley Manning for his courage in exposing information that will help them with their struggles for freedom, security, and peace.
  • Author and activist David Cronin wrote on Amnesty International, criticizing their reluctance in naming Bradley Manning as a political prisoner.
  • David House has dropped a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security after they agreed to delete their copy of data taken from his computer and hand over any notes made on it. The seizure of Mr House's laptop in 2010 was likely related to his connection to Bradley Manning.
  • Twitter user @rvltn created a poster in support of Bradley Manning which states, "Free Bradley Manning, we are not the enemy."

 Jeremy Hammond News: