11 June 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1282 days. 
 - 722 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1472 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 828 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1575 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • Courage, a foundation which protects whistleblowers and currently operates Edward Snowden's defence fund, launched today in Berlin.
  • In a Guardian article, Greenpeace head Kumi Naidoo wrote
    "WikiLeaks and the Edward Snowden NSA revelations created an opportunity for people to know what governments were hiding from them and have changed the whole debate around privacy. These are good examples of digital civil disobedience."
  • An article on Hillary Clinton's new book "Hard Choices" discusses her reactions to WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, stating: 'Mrs Clinton speaks glowing (sic) of Australians in her book – with one exception: Julian Assange. She was furious when the WikiLeaker decided to release top secret US cables, saying "people of good faith understand the need for sensitive diplomatic communications."' It also discusses how Clinton had to apologize to Silvio Berlusconi and other world leaders who were offended by what she wrote in the cables.

Julian Assange News:
  • A new website, http://govwaste.co.uk/, has a real-time counter of the growing cost of policing the Ecuadorian Embassy, along with similar counters of what the UK taxpayer money could afford in terms of hospital beds, teachers, etc.
  • Julian Assange was interviewed by Le Grand Journal about his situation as he approaches two years inside the Ecuadorian Embassy. A live chat with Assange and MEP Eva Joly followed the airing of the interview.