23 August 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 991 days. 
 - 431 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1185 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 537 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1070 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • RT reported on the resignation of US Attorney Neil MacBride, who led the investigations and prosecutions into WikiLeaks, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, and others.
  • WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson was interviewed on Truthloader about Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden, and the detainment of Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda.
  • National security journalist Joshua Foust, who pushed a conspiracy theory regarding links between Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Russia, has been outed as a US Government consultant.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • Alexa O'Brien's full interview with Chelsea Manning's attorney David Coombs is now available. Mr Coombs talks in depth about Manning's trial, including secrecy and moves which hindered the defense.
  • Trans activists appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss Chelsea Manning and the fears over the prison conditions she will be held in, including the denial of access to hormone therapy.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • Victoria candidate Julian Assange was interviewed on Triple M radio about the upcoming election, Tony Abbott, Kevin Rudd, and government secrecy.
  • The WikiLeaks Party has released a "Talking Points" memo which discusses asylum seekers, climate change, media, shield laws, and surveillance.
  • NSW candidate Dr Alison Broinowski stated that she will remain as a WikiLeaks Party candidate despite recent controversies as she saw no evil intent from anyone involved, and believes the issues were the result of an error.