12 July 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 949 days. 
 - 387 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1143 days.  
- 17 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 494 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1028 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Updates continue on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's situation:
    • WikiLeaks released a statement from Mr Snowden which he read to human rights groups today at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. Poor quality video of Mr Snowden reading the statement is available.
    • Both the U.S. State Department and the White House criticized Russia for "giving a propaganda platform" to Mr Snowden. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Mr Snowden "is not a human rights activist or dissident".
    • Multiple Latin American countries are withdrawing their ambassadors from countries which were involved in the grounding of Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane.
    • The ACLU wrote on how the U.S. actions in Mr Snowden's case are threatening the right to asylum.
    • Amnesty International released a video calling on the hounding of Mr Snowden to stop. They also released a statement after meeting Mr Snowden today.
    • President Obama discussed Mr Snowden during a phone call with President Putin today.
  • An article in FAIR analyses whether The New York Times tarnished the journalistic reputation of WikiLeaks through repeated attacks.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Amnesty International put out a statement calling on the U.S. Government to drop the most serious charges against Bradley Manning, including the "aiding the enemy" charge.