28 February 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1178 days. 
 - 618 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1372 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 724 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1471 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • President Obama has nominated Robert Hollyman, a former SOPA lobbyist, as deputy U.S. trade representative, a position which would have him leading efforts to pass the TPP. The TPP IP chapter, which was published by WikiLeaks, has drawn criticism for replicating many of the surveillance provisions seen in SOPA.
  • Journalist Glenn Greenwald appeared on FOX Business to discuss the GCHQ tactics used against WikiLeaks and Anonymous.
  • Julian Assange, Democracy Now!'s Juan Gonzalez, CIJ's Gavin MacFadyen, and Government Accountability Project's Bea Edwards spoke on whistleblowing at The Media Consortium conference in x. A short video clip and tweets covering the event are currently available, and Democracy Now will publish the full video at a later time.

Julian Assange News:
  •   Julian Assange will speak at Art Under Mass Surveillance at Helmhaus Zürich, March 8.

Chelsea Manning News: