6 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 886 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 883 days. 
 - 321 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1078 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 429 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 963 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks cables show that the U.S. Government was already aware of the coming military coup against Ecuadorian dictator Guillermo RodrĂ­guez Lara before it occurred.
  • Ecuadorian newspaper El TelĂ©grafo created a special page dedicated to the analysis of WikiLeaks' Kissinger Cables on the 1970s military dictatorship in Ecuador.
  • WikiLeaks cables contain statements from former Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali regarding religious extremism and Sharia Law, which newspaper Nawaat uses to compare with his public statements and policies.

Julian Assange News:
  • Chris Hedges authored an in-depth article on WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and Bradley Manning, based on an interview he did with Mr Assange. The article covers a wide range of topics and includes an interactive WikiLeaks timeline and audio excerpts of the interview.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning is back in court for pretrial hearings on May 7 and 8, the latter of which will be a closed session to deal with classified information and determine how much of PFC Manning's trial should be held in secret. AP reported on this upcoming hearing, saying that Government secrecy has reached a new level, as this type of closed hearing is unprecedented.