5 July 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 942 days. 
 - 380 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1136 days.  
- 14 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 487 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1021 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks and DataCell are suing Valitor for 9 billion ISK (~56 million EUR) over damage caused by the banking blockade which lasted nearly 3 years.
  • Updates continue on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's situation:
    • Venezuela and Nicaragua have offered asylum to Mr Snowden.
    • The Guardian posted the full text of a U.S. request for the extradition of Mr Snowden which was sent to Venezuela.
    • Britain and Sweden vetoed plans to launch two "working groups" with the Americans regarding the recent NSA and PRISM revelations.

Julian Assange News:
  • Nordic News Network published a long article on Julian Assange's year in the Embassy, what he has accomplished, and the continued threat from the U.S.

Bradley Manning News:
  • The Bradley Manning Support Network published coverage of all the support for Bradley Manning during recent pride events around the world.
  • With the prosecution resting its case last week, Bradley Manning's defense is preparing to present its case. 
  • PBS Frontline's Arun Rath wrote an analysis of the prosecution's arguments in Bradley Manning's case, noting the lack of forensic evidence and the inability to hold to their opening statement.