13 February 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1163 days. 
 - 603 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1357 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 709 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1240 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • An article in Counterpunch discusses the United States' long history of persecuting journalists, noting recent examples such as WikiLeaks and Glenn Greenwald.
  • Ethan McCord, the former soldier who is seen saving children in the "Collateral Murder" video, is currently running for Lt. Governor of Kansas.
  • The Guardian is promoting a re-publication of their book "WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy" to coincide with the release of DreamWorks' "Fifth Estate" on DVD. The book was widely criticized, particularly for its negligent publication of the Cablegate password, leading to the publication of the entire unredacted trove.

Julian Assange News: 
  • In response to a complaint filed against the ABC Four Corners episode "Sex, Lies, and Julian Assange", the Australian Communications and Media Authority said that the programme was in compliance with standards and was not inaccurate or biased. The full report is available (.docx file).
  • An article in Para§raf argues that if the complainants' lawyers in the Julian Assange case wanted to act in their clients' best interest, they would push for the prosecutor to question him in London.
  • !Mediengruppe Bitnik set up an exhibit at Helmhaus, Zurich of their mailart project "Delivery for Mr. Assange". A few photos of the exhibit can be seen on Twitter.