3 October 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1032 days. 
 - 472 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1226 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 578 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1111 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 27,255 Stratfor emails on Qatar, including 208 sensitive emails and 28 very sensitive emails.
  • An article in academic journal Radical History Review entitled "Cablegate in the Congo" analyses US diplomatic cables about the Congo and the conversations it began.
  • An article at Amnesty International cites WikiLeaks cables relating to oil pollution in the Niger Delta.
  • WL Central published an article analyzing the proposed US media shield law and its specific wording used to exclude WikiLeaks from protection.
  • The US Department of Justice's inspector general published a report which shows that excessive secrecy is still a problem within the DoJ.
  • Screendaily published a summary of Julian Assange's Q&A on the documentary Mediastan, which premiered at Raindance yesterday. The film was produced by Mr Assange and follows journalists as they seek partners willing to publish WikiLeaks' material.
    • An interview with filmmakers Johannes Wahlstrom and Fedor Lyass is also available.
  • An alleged script for an untitled WikiLeaks BBC/HBO project has been made available online.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • An art installation entitled "Who is Chelsea Manning?" won best project at the DUMBO arts festival in NYC.
  • Excerpts of a September 25 talk given by Chelsea Manning's attorney David Coombs have been published by The Providence Phoenix.
  • Chase Madar, author of "The Passion of Bradley Manning", will be speaking on WikiLeaks and Chelsea Manning at the MIT Center for International Studies on October 9. He will be introduced by Noam Chomsky.

Edward Snowden News:
  • Former NSA and CIA chief Michael Hayden is under fire after joking about putting NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden on a kill list
  • The Guardian is preparing a book about Edward Snowden which will be authored by Luke Harding, who co-authored The Guardian's book on WikiLeaks. The decision came under fire from WikiLeaks, who criticized The Guardian for abandoning Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and giving no money to his defense.