29 June 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 940 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 938 days. 
 - 376 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1132 days.  
- 12 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 483 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1017 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Updates continue on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's situation:
    • Julian Assange discussed Mr Snowden and the NSA leaks in an in-depth interview with ABC's This Morning. Full transcript of the interview is available. 
    • Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden requested that he does not grant asylum to Mr Snowden.
    • Julian Assange's lawyer Baltasar Garzón said that he could not defend Mr Snowden because defending Mr Assange takes all of his time. He also commented that Mr Assange is being deprived of his freedoms for defending freedom of expression.

Julian Assange News:
  • In an interview, retiring ABC journalist Andrew Fowler discussed Julian Assange saying, "I think what Assange did was to show how badly we [journalists] had done our job, and how much we'd become part of the corporate state, and the corporate entities." He also drew comparisons between Mr Assange and Rupert Murdoch.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Nobel Peace Prize laureate