30 September 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1029 days. 
 - 469 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1223 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 575 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1108 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 58,281 Stratfor emails on Saudi Arabia, including 668 sensitive emails and 105 very sensitive emails.
  • Whistleblower Jesselyn Radack testified before a European Parliamentary Committee regarding whistleblowing, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and surveillance. She also read a statement from Mr Snowden. NSA whistleblowers Thomas Drake and Kirk Wiebe also gave testimony.
  • Julian Assange spoke via videolink at a RSF/Mediapart event in Paris on WikiLeaks and freedom of information.
  • ZDNet published a review of DreamWorks' WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate", calling it a "laughably simplistic film about a complex topic".
  • Former M15 head Dame Stella Rimington called on secret services to publicly defend their methods, or risk playing into the hands of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, whom she labelled "self-seeking twerps".