20 October 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1048 days. 
 - 488 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1242 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 594 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1126 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • A scholarly article from the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs discusses the impact of WikiLeaks cables on the Visegrad Countries and the Baltic States.
  • An article in Al Jazeera discusses criticism of East Timor's government, referencing a WikiLeaks cable on its decision to award a contract to a Chinese state-owned company to supply furniture to schools.
  • Bulgarian website Bivol has been named the "most successful case of journalists integrating the WikiLeaks system".
  • The US opening of DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie "The Fifth Estate" grossed only $1.7 million, making it this year's worst debut for a wide-release film.
  • The free period for WikiLeaks road movie "MEDIASTAN" has ended. However, it is available on demand via Journeyman Films or for download via torrent.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange's mother Christine spoke out in concern of her son's health, as he nears 500 days in the Ecuadorian Embassy. She also discussed factual inaccuracies in "The Fifth Estate" film.

Chealsea Manning News:
  • Chelsea Manning has been awarded the Walter Gengarelly Jr Award for "a heroic, sustained and selfless effort to support the cause of liberty".