30 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 910 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold - will resume in 29 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 907 days. 
 - 345 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1102 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 453 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 987 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 243,282 Stratfor emails on Russia.
  • Julian Assange was interviewed on The Stream where he discussed Bradley Manning's upcoming trial, his upcoming Senate election, and other topics.
  • "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" director Alex Gibney responded to WikiLeaks' release of an annotated transcript by saying his film contained "no factual errors" and "nothing misleading". He said the annotations were a "series of Julian's opinions", despite each annotation being noted with multiple sources.
  • Jesselyn Radack of Government Accountability Project wrote on the documentary "We Steal Secrets", saying it is "incredibly biased" and "paints whistleblowing as deviant behavior".
  • Pentagon Papers Lawyer James Goodale called for the resignation of Eric Holder, mentioning the continued pursuit of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, and the prosecution of Bradley Manning.


Bradley Manning News:
  • One of the three enemies that Bradley Manning is accused of aiding is classified, with the other two being al Qaeda and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Multiple scholars have said they have never seen a case involving a "classified enemy".
  • Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg wrote on why SF Pride should support Bradley Manning.