6 July 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 943 days. 
 - 381 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison for 1137 days.  
- 14 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 488 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1022 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Updates continue on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's situation:
    • The latest revelation shows the NSA's mass and indiscriminate spying on Brazilians.
    • Bolivia has joined Venezuela and Nicaragua in offering asylum to Mr Snowden. An article in The Guardian notes how the U.S. attempts to prevent his asylum are actually bolstering his case.
    • Russia has signaled openness to Venezuela's offer of asylum for Mr Snowden.
    • The Venezuelan President's website was hacked after he offered asylum to Mr Snowden.
    • Glenn Greenwald confirmed that the statement released by WikiLeaks was "written exclusively by Snowden", contrary to some people's speculation that WikiLeaks had altered the statement.
    • The Washington Post published a profile on Sarah Harrison, the WikiLeaks employee who has been traveling with Mr Snowden.
    • An article in Huffington Post discusses how Latin America is being emboldened in response to the Obama Administration's aggressive tactics.
    • SPIEGEL will be publishing a new interview with Edward Snowden conducted by cryptography expert Jacob Appelbaum and filmmaker Laura Poitras.


Bradley Manning News:
  • Journalist Alexa O'Brien who has been extensively covering the Bradley Manning case authored an article about how the lack of transparency in his trial is leading to tainted justice.