2 October 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1031 days. 
 - 471 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1225 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 577 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1110 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 39,636 Stratfor emails on Yemen, including 277 sensitive emails and 56 very sensitive emails.
  • Neil MacBride, US attorney who headed the investigation into WikiLeaks until his resignation in August (the investigation is ongoing), compelled Lavabit, the email service used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, to allow the monitoring of its users. Lavabtit founder Ladar Levinson closed down the email service soon after refusing requests from the US Government for access.

Bradley Manning News:
  • Pvt. Manning Support Network has a new petition on their website urging President Obama to pardon Chelsea Manning. 

Jeremy Hammond News:
  • Attorney Jay Leiderman is calling on people to write to the judge presiding over Jeremy Hammond's case, asking for Mr Hammond to be given less than the maximum sentence of ten years he currently faces. Mr Leiderman writes, "You don't have to know Jeremy to help, you just have to care."

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • Crikey published an article fact-checking the claim that the WikiLeaks Party cost WA Senator Scott Ludlam his seat. The article concludes that WikiLeaks Party did not harm Mr Ludlam's chances, as he received their votes after preference flows. Mr Ludlam himself also tweeted, "hey everyone please stand down on the #wikileaks election thing. it hasn't cost us the seat in WA."