22 October 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1050 days. 
 - 490 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1244 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 596 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1128 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 22,918 Stratfor emails on Kuwait, including 172 sensitive emails and 32 very sensitive emails.
  • A new report by Human Rights Watch on drone strikes in Yemen references WikiLeaks cables, specifically 09SANAA2251 and 10SANAA4.
  • An article on the WikiLeaks Party website discusses the debate surrounding asylum seekers in Australia, with reference to multiple WikiLeaks cables.
  • Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, spoke at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit on the need for whistleblowers. "It’s clear that the systems in the U.S. and UK have not been good enough. The systems of accountability have failed," he said, "We have to rely on the whistleblower at the end of the day".
  • "The Engineer", a new documentary produced in association with WikiLeaks, will be screened at the Frontline Club in London on 28 October. The documentary focuses on Israel Ticas, El Salvador's only criminologist, and his work "unearthing mass graves to identify the hundreds of missing teenagers lost to El Salvador's brutal gang conflict".
  • Former US Rep. Ron Paul commented on DreamWorks' WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate", calling it "Hollywood's attempt to profit off of Julian Assange and his work with WikiLeaks". 
  • WikiLeaks now accepts Litecoin donations

Julian Assange News:

Chelsea Manning News:
  • Video is available of "The Passion of Chelsea Manning" event held at MIT featuring Chase Madar and Noam Chomsky.