21 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1231 days. 
 - 671 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1421 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 777 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1524 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Moderators of Reddit's r/technology board censored terms deemed "politicised" including 'Assange', 'Manning', 'Snowden, 'Anonymous', 'NSA', 'Bitcoin', and 'net neutrality' (see: full list of banned keywords). In response, Reddit downgraded the board's status so it is no longer promoted to new users.
  • Mexican band Opercult released a new song, "Sons of Assange", in support of freedom of information. The song uses some audio from Collateral Murder.

Julian Assange News:
  • Julian Assange, Juan Passarelli, Mathew Charles will take part in a Q&A after the screening of "The Engineer" at Hot Docs Film Festival, Toronto, May 2 at 3pm.
  • An article in El Telégrapho discusses what Julian Assange and Jacob Appelbaum have said regarding US surveillance of Latin America and the importance of resisting pressure into signing contracts from superpowers like the US and China.

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Real News reported on the beginning of Chelsea Manning's appeals process and her determination to fight back after the US Army upheld her 35 year sentence.