28 August 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 996 days. 
 - 436 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1190 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 542 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1075 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 24,995 Stratfor emails on Thailand, including 302 sensitive emails and 30 very sensitive emails.
  • WikiLeaks has raised $12,000 in Bitcoin for the defense of Edward Snowden. You can donate to Mr Snowden's defense via credit card, PayPal, or Bitcon.
  • Video is available of EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow's acceptance speech at his induction to the Internet Hall of Fame. He accepted the award on behalf of people whom he hopes are one day members of the Internet Hall of Fame: Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and Julian Assange.

Julian Assange News:
  • Giordano Nanni and Hugo Farrant of Rap News were interviewed about the making of latest episode on the Australian election, which features a cameo from Julian Assange. In three days, the video has reached over 400,000 views on Youtube.
  • In an interview with Zeit Online, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood talked about her visits with Julian Assange.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • Tunisian human rights campaigner Sami Ben Gharbia wrote "A Tribute to Chelsea Manning" for the impact her whistleblowing had on the Arab Spring.
  • The White House petition urging clemency for Chelsea Manning has 1/5 of the needed 100,000 signatures it needs for a response. The petition is a joint creation of Amnesty International and Pardon Pvt. Manning.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • During an interview with AAP, Victoria candidate Julian Assange said he believed his Senate chances are good and that WikiLeaks Party membership numbers continue to rise.
  • Victoria candidate Julian Assange was interviewed on ABC Melbourne about Syria, the East West tunnel proposal, and other aspects of his Senate run.