25 November 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1084 days. 
 - 524 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1278 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 630 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1162 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  •  According to Washington Post, unnamed officials will likely not bring charges against Julian Assange, due to the issue of having to prosecute others (such as the New York Times) if they do. However, no formal decision has been made and a grand jury investigation into WikiLeaks remains ongoing. Barry J. Pollack, an attorney for Mr Assange, stated, "They have not informed us in any way that they are closing the investigation or have made a decision not to bring charges against Mr. Assange."
  • WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson appeared on RT America to discuss the leaked TPP IP chapter and why the TPP is so dangerous.
  • DreamWorks' "The Fifth Estate" screened at Guantanamo Bay, despite it being a crime to surf the WikiLeaks website for soldiers at the base.
  • Journalismfest published a Storify of tweets between Glenn Greenwald and WikiLeaks regarding publication and redactions, specifically in relation to a recent document leaked by Edward Snowden, which shows that the NSA infected over 50,000 computer networks worldwide.
  • Two new designs are available at the official WikiLeaks store: "Full docs or it didn't happen" as well as a new "Free Assange" design. All proceeds go to WikiLeaks.
  • Forbes published an article on the biggest film flops of 2013, with DreamWorks' "The Fifth Estate" topping the list.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • In a letter published by TIME, Chelsea Manning stated she is grateful for "having social and human justice pioneers who lead through action". She concluded her letter, "I’m thankful for such people, and I’m thankful that one day—perhaps not tomorrow—because of the accomplishments of such truth-seekers and human rights pioneers, we can live together on this tiny “pale blue dot” of a planet and stop looking inward, at each other, but rather outward, into the space beyond this planet and the future of all of humanity".
  • Amnesty International launched a petition calling for the immediate release of Chelsea Manning.