24 August 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 992 days. 
 - 432 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1186 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 538 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1071 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Chelsea Manning's attorney David Coombs will be joining Julian Assange, Glenn Greenwald, Alexa O'Brien, and Prof. Robert Manne in a discussion on the war on whistleblowers at Sydney Opera House, September 16.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange wrote an article on the close connection between Google and the NSA, drawing from his personal meeting with Google's Eric Schmidt and documents released by Edward Snowden.
  • Swedish musician Mikael Wiehe sang "A Song for Courage" in support of Julian Assange.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • Noam Chomsky wrote that Chelsea Manning should be praised for her actions and criticized the Obama Administration's multiple whistleblower prosecutions.
  • Supporters of Chelsea Manning interrupted President Obama during a speech at Henninger High School in Syracuse, NY to voice their support for the imprisoned whistleblower.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • Despite media reports of the WikiLeaks Party's "implosion", membership numbers continue to rise.