11 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1220 days. 
 - 660 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1414 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 766 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1513 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • In the premiere episode of Showtime's documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously", a WikiLeaks cable is reference which suggested that a severe drought in Syria would lead to civil war.
  • A new ruling in Spanish courts says that P2P programs are neutral tools and therefore not liable for copyright infringement. A few years ago, US diplomats had pressured Spain to be more strict on copyright law, with WikiLeaks cables showing that the US entertainment industry basically wrote a copyright law and urged Spain to pass it.
  • WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson was interviewed by Voice of Russia about media accuracy, NATO, Ukraine, and fascism in Europe.
  • Kristinn Hrafnsson will speak at the HowTheLightGetsIn festival in Wales on May 24. He will participate in the "The Open Society and Its Enemies" debate with former GCHQ director David Omand and "Tea, Cake, and Philosophy" with Observer's John Naughton.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange spoke today at the University of Pisa on surveillance, Edward Snowden, Russia, and future revelations.