3 August 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 971 days. 
 - 411 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without sentencing for 1165 days.  
- 26 days into court martial.
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 517 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1050 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson was interviewed by Voice of Russia about Edward Snowden and the Kafkaesque behaviour of the U.S.
  • Science Fiction author Bruce Sterling wrote an essay on Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and Richard Stallman.
  • EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow accepted his induction into the Internet Hall of Fame on behalf of Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and Julian Assange. He commented, "My colleagues cheered."

Julian Assange News: 
  • A remastered version of Cornel West's conversation with Julian Assange, originally released in May, is now available.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Bradley Manning's mother and aunt spoke out in response to the conviction of PFC Manning. His mother said, "Please remember, Bradley, you will always be my Superman."
  • An article in The New York Times discusses how ruling in Bradley Manning's trial are blurring the line between leakers and spies.
  • Whistleblower Jesselyn Radack wrote an op-ed on Bradley Manning's verdict, commenting on the severity of the espionage convictions.
  • Professor Yochai Benkler, a key defense witness in Bradley Manning's trial, was interviewed about his reaction to the verdict.
  • Firedoglake published an article on WikiLeaks Truck driver Clark Stoeckley being banned from Bradley Manning's court martial for a series of tweets.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • Julian Assange discussed his confidence in his Senate bid during an interview with Meet the Press. The full interview airs at 10:30AM AEST on August 4.