4 December 2013

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1093 days. 
 - 533 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1287 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 639 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1171 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • In response to Pierre Omidyar's op-ed yesterday, WikiLeaks, Mr Omidyar, and others including journalist Alexa O'Brien have been discussing the PayPal blockade against WikiLeaks via Twitter. Mr Omidyar stated that the blockade ended in 2011, and WikiLeaks has requested a formal statement saying so, as they only ever received a statement when the blockade began in December 2010.
  • An interview with WikiLeaks' journalist Sarah Harrison, who assisted Edward Snowden in his safety and asylum, is featured in German Stern magazine. Ms Harrison is also on the cover of the issue.
  • During his appearance before UK MPs over publication of NSA documents from Edward Snowden, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger stated, "There is stuff in there about Iraq, Afghanistan... we're not even going to look at it." WikiLeaks responded via Twitter: "An undescribable horror that the editor of a major paper promises to not even look at material on the two primary wars of our age."
  • An article in Michigan Law Review uses data from WikiLeaks and LegiStorm to evaluate Congress's diplomacy powers
Jeremy Hammond News:
  • Occupy project The Illuminator performed a light and noise demo on the federal prison where Jeremy Hammond is being held.