9 May 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 889 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 886 days. 
 - 324 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1081 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 432 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 966 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 15,052 Stratfor emails on Bulgaria.
  • Niti Central continues posting many revelations on India from WikiLeaks cables, including how Sonia Gandhi lobbied for an Indian-U.S. Nuclear Deal, and that the U.S. Ambassador to India stated that Rahul Gandhi is a lackluster leader .
  • WikiLeaks and Julian Assange are among those being honored at Global Exchange's Human Rights Award ceremony tonight. The event can be followed at hashtag #HRA2013.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange will be speaking via weblink at University of the Republic, Uruguay, on May 15 to discuss the Spanish publication of his book, "Cypherpunks".
  • Alternative Media Group published an article comparing Julian Assange to his father John Shipton, noting similarities between the two in their ideas about accountability and justice.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Freedom of the Press Foundation is crowd-funding a court stenographer for Bradley Manning's trial. They also awarded grants to Alexa O'Brien and Kevin Gosztola for their continuous reporting on Bradley Manning's pre-trial hearings.
  • Kevin Gosztola wrote about the ongoing SF Pride grand marshal controversy and how SF Pride is perpetuating a scandal by refusing to reinstate Bradley Manning as grand marshal.
  • Death and Taxes published an article about the immense secrecy in Bradley Manning's trial and how the U.S. Government is attempting to gain an unfair advantage in silencing PFC Manning's defense.
  • Chase Madar will be speaking at two Bradley Manning events in the UK: May 13 at the Frontline Club in London and May 14 at the Bristol Festival of Ideas.