24 May 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1264 days. 
 - 704 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1454 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 810 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1557 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • A WikiLeaks cable profiles Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko. He is mentioned in 350 WikiLeaks documents total.
  • The sentencing document of Hector Monsegur aka "Sabu" calls alleged Stratfor source Jeremy Hammond "FBI’s number one cybercriminal target at the time of his arrest in 2012" (p. 6). It also contains an apparent reference to the FBI operation against WikiLeaks (p. 12).
  • An article in Al Jazeera discusses the various methods by the US Government to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
  • WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison will give a keynote at DW Global Media Forum in Berlin, July 2.
  • Multiple references to WikiLeaks are made in an article about Matt DeHart, a former US soldier who is seeking asylum in Canada, believing he is wanted for his work with Anonymous. DeHart states, "having any affiliation, any peripheral involvement in WikiLeaks in any way, shape or form, makes you a target" of the US Government. The second part on DeHart will be released Monday and is titled "They think of WikiLeaks like Al-Qaeda".

Julian Assange News:
  • Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been released after spending nearly two years in prison after being sentenced for encouraging gatherings tied to pro-democracy movements. Julian Assange interviewed Rajab shortly before his arrest in 2012.