4 March 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1182 days. 
 - 622 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1376 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 728 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1475 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Former senior CIA analyst Ray McGovern cited a WikiLeaks cable in a Democracy Now discussion on the provocation of unrest in Ukraine. He mentions a cable on US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt and discusses how it shows State Department officials acting in covert and political manners.
  • Australian journalist Philip Dorling, who has done extensive reporting on WikiLeaks, is currently under a secret suppression order and cannot publish any details about it.
  • An op-ed in El Pais praises "traitors" Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Hervé Falciani, calling them "Salman Rushdies of the West". The article reexamines the word "traitor" and how it has been used against those who reveal information.
  • An open letter to UK MPs has been authored in support of Early Day Motion 1021, a motion looking at the misuse of the UK Terrorism Act in such cases as those of David Miranda and Sarah Harrison.
  • Slovenian music group Laibach has released a music video for their new song "The Whistleblowers" which is inspired by Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden, and others.
  • Chicks on Speed will release a WikiLeaks app with their new album "UTOPIA". Julian Assange and Yoko Ono are both collaborators on the new album.
  • Julian Assange, Glenn Greenwald, and Edward Snowden will be speaking at SXSW Interactive. Assange will speak on March 8; Greenwald and Snowden will speak on March 10. Texas Tribune will livestream Snowden's talk, and possibly Assange's as well.
  • During a Senate hearing, Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam addressed Attorney-General George Brandis regarding his claim that Edward Snowden was a traitor and had caused harm, comparing it to previous claims by Australian officials regarding WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.