22 January 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1140 days. 
 - 580 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1334 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 686 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1217 days.


WikiLeaks News: 
  • An article in Scoop discusses how the European Commission is planning to release the proposed investment chapter for the TTIP. Meanwhile, the contents of its Pacific equivalent, the TPP, are only known due to releases by WikiLeaks.
  • Further criticism has been launched against the recent New Republic article on Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Julian Assange. WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson noted the "conspiracy theories" and "ad hominem attacks" within the article, and Justin Raimondo wrote a long analysis on the role reversal of left- and right-wing politicians in regards to the NSA spying revelations.
  • At Sundance Film Festival, the director of  "Camp X-Ray" thanked Julian Assange for WikiLeaks' release of the Guantanamo Standard Operating Procedures manuals, as they were used for basis of his film.
  • Writer Chris Hedges will give a lecture entitled "Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, PRISM, Edward Snowden and National Security" on February 3 at the University of Montana.

Julian Assange News:
  • Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa commented that Julian Assange's case is in the hands of the Europeans, but Ecuador is willing to meet with them at any point. He said that Mr Assange is welcome to stay in the Embassy as long as necessary and that the UK is attempting to violate his human rights by preventing his safe passage to Ecuador. He also noted the fact that Sweden can question Mr Assange in London.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Private Manning Support Network has published documentation detailing what Pvt. Manning's parole would entail. She becomes eligible for parole in 2020.