31 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1332 days. 
 - 772 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1526 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 878 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1625 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • Responses continue to the Australian suppression order released by WikiLeaks, including in Indonesia and Malaysia, two of the countries mentioned in the censored corruption case:
    • Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono demanded an explanation from the Australian Government and told Australia not to be silent about WikiLeaks.
    • The Australian Embassy in Indonesia issued a statement saying they "take the breach of the suppression orders extremely seriously" and "are referring it to the police". 
    • The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is being urged to reopen a multi-million-dollar corruption case related to the printing of bank notes.
  • In his new book "When Google Met WikiLeaks", Julian Assange discusses how "strategic [early] investments" in Bitcoin helped WikiLeaks through its financial and legal difficulties, including a massive banking blockade. The book is available for pre-order through OR Books.
  • In response to the CIA admitting that it hacked into Senate computers, Julian Assange commented, "CIA attack on US Senate comes as no surprise given its recent actions. Train an agency for lawlessness--get lawlessness."

Chelsea Manning News:
  • The Chelsea Manning contingent from the SF Pride Parade has been nominated for the "best of the best" award. You can vote at the SF Pride website.