27 March 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1205 days. 
 - 645 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1399 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 751 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1498 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Denmark's closure of the Kurdish channel Roj TV will be challenged at the European Court of Human Rights after a WikiLeaks cable revealed that former Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen closed it down in exchange for Turkish support of his bid to become NATO secretary general. The full cable can be read here.
  • Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia's new deputy crown prince, believes that Western countries should take a strong line against Shia Iran, according to WikiLeaks cables. He is mentioned in 1,115 docs total.
  • The Official WikiLeaks Store has new designs available: "Publish or Perish", "Journalism is not terrorism" (UK), and "My Phone is Spying on Me". There is currently free standard shipping with the purchase of two or more items using the coupon code "WIKILEAKS". All proceeds go to the WikiLeaks organisation.

Julian Assange News:
  • MEP Eva Joly discussed her proposed solution to Julian Assange's situation. She believes he should be questioned in the Ecuadorian Embassy and, if it leads to trial, he should be tried in absentia. Any potential sentence would be served in Ecuador. Joly believes Assange faces real risk from the US for his work with WikiLeaks

Chelsea Manning News: