31 October 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1059 days. 
 - 499 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1253 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without sentencing for 605 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1137 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks released 3,195 Stratfor emails on Puerto Rico.
  • WikiLeaks commented on the new whistleblower submission system SecureDrop: "Note on "SecureDrop"; we support SecureDrop and GlobaLeaks, but do not assess either to be safe yet for classified materials."
  • Host of CBC's the fifth estate Linden MacIntyre wrote an article on why whistleblowers are crucial for democracy. This is a prelude to tomorrow's fifth estate episode, "The Strange World of Julian Assange".
  • The live-parcel to Bahraini political prisoner Nabeel Rajab continues on its journey, having reached the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. The parcel left the Ecuadorian Embassy on October 28.
  • An article in Dissident Voice reviews WikiLeaks road documentary "MEDIASTAN", calling it "a powerful film that reveals global corruption of the media".
  • An article in The Upcoming reviews the documentary "The Engineer" (made by Guerilla Pictures and WikiLeaks) calling it "emotionally gruelling, but important" and rating it four out of five stars.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Private Manning Support Network published four letters from Chelsea Manning which regard the Support Network and attorney David Coombs. In one letter Pvt. Manning writes that she will go to court if necessary to get treatment for her gender dysphoria.
  • Making a donation to the Manning Family Fund, which helps funds family visits to Chelsea Manning, allows you to enter a raffle for a rugby ball signed by Julian Assange.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • Alison Broinowski, who ran as a Senate candidate in NSW, wrote an article on the constant haranguing of the WikiLeaks Party.