11 July 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 948 days. 
 - 386 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1142 days.  
- 17 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 493 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1027 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Updates continue on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's situation:
    • The latest NSA revelations show how Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages and Skype calls.
    • WikiLeaks tweeted the following: "Guardian has done good work on the NSA story but censoring 9/10 PRISM slides and NSA codewords STORMBREW and OAKSTAR is worrying."
    • An article in The Conversation discusses the history of asylum, tying it to the recent cases of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
    • An article in The New York Times discusses how the U.S. is pressuring Latin American countries to reject Mr Snowden's asylum applications.
  • A new executive order signed by President Obama requires federal employees to spy on their co-workers in order to prevent further WikiLeaks-style disclosures of information.
  • WikiLeaks tweeted that Julian Assange met with programmer and activist Richard Stallman to discuss campaigns for the freedom of Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning. 
  • Video is available of Daniel Ellsberg accepting the Global Exchange Human Rights Award on behalf of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

Julian Assange News:

Bradley Manning News:
  • Kevin Gosztola wrote on how the evolution and state of journalism has become a key focus in Bradley Manning's trial.
  • An article by the Bradley Manning Support Network discusses how supporters of PFC Manning are buoyed by the surprising lack of evidence provided by the prosecution to back up its case.

WikiLeaks Party News: