8 June 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1279 days. 
 - 719 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1469 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 825 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1572 days.

WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks Press recieved 25 cables about the Chagos Islands in response to a FOIA request. Previously, WikiLeaks cables were used in a case regarding the Chagos Islands.

Julian Assange News:
  • Ecuadorian Ambassador to the UK Juan Falconi Puig commented on Julian Assange's situation, as he approaches two years inside the embassy. He stressed that Assange is "not a fugitive", but was granted asylum based on the threat of US extradition, a position which the Ecuadorian Government has accepted. Puig also commented on the £6m cost to London taxpayers due to the 24/7 police surveillance of the embassy saying, "That’s not our problem... We can’t do anything about it. It’s a pity."