25 April 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1235 days. 
 - 675 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1425 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 781 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1528 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Analysis continues of the newly released Carter Cables:
    • Multiple cables depicted US fears that the German government had lost control under a wave of far-left Red Army Faction terrorist attacks in 1977
    • Cables reveal that Indian politician Subramanian Swamy passed on confidential details to the US about late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s election strategies and health details during the Emergency time in 1977
    • 11 cables discuss the escape of Nazi war criminal Herbert Kappler from Italy to Germany in 1977
    • 166 cables discuss the killing of South African activist Steve Biko in September 1977
    • 51 cables discuss the expatriation of critic, poet, and singer Wolf Biermann from East Germany in 1976

Julian Assange News:
  • The cost of police surveillance of the Ecuadorian Embassy has reached over £6 million ($10 million USD) over the past 22 months, according to FOI requests. Baroness Jenny Jones, deputy chair of the Police and Crime Committee at the London Assembly, condemned the large cost to tax payers and suggested that either Sweden foot the bill, or the police stop guarding the Embassy.