21 June 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 932 days.
 - Direct blockade currently on hold - will resume in 7 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 930 days. 
 - 368 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1124 days.  
- 8 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 475 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1009 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • New documents show the breadth of the grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks. The subpoenas requested information from the Gmail accounts of Icelandic information activists Smari McCarthy and Herbert Snorrason, as well as metadata from those who have communicated with them.
  • DataCell, who works with WikiLeaks to process donations, say they have a chartered plane ready to bring NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to Iceland. Mr Snowden has now been charged with espionage.
  • An article in McClatchy discusses the Obama Administration's war on whistleblowers, including WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, and Edward Snowden.
  • WikiLeaks volunteer and The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm aka 'anakata' will be extradited to Denmark, where he is facing charges relating to downloading information from the IT company CSC. WikiLeaks tweeted, 'Once in Denmark #Anakata can be extradited to the United States. CSC is a contractor for the NSA'.

Julian Assange News:
  • Video is available of Julian Assange speaking via videolink at CUPRE in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He focused on the importance of freedom of speech and information.
  • While speaking in South Korea, Ecuadorian FM Ricardo Patino slammed the British Government for not granting safe passage to Julian Assange.
  • RT's promo for Julian Assange’s talk show The World Tomorrow won gold in the Art Direction & Design: Program Promotion Website category at PromaxBDA Global Excellence Awards.