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7 May 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1613 days. 
 – 1053 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1807 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1159 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 968 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1905 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • In light of the upcoming UK election, WikiLeaks has been tweeting relevant cable excerpts:
  • Omar Khadr, who was imprisoned in Guantanamo 12 years ago at age 15, won his bail case in Canada. 99 WikiLeaks results on Khadr.
  • A new Channel 4 military sitcom “Bugsplat!” parodied ‘Collateral Murder’.

Julian Assange News:

  • Gavin MacFadyen, director and founder of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, will speak about Julian Assange as part of the “32 Londoners” event at the London Eye, June 11.

Chelsea Manning:

  • Chelsea Manning wrote an op-ed about the need for more freedom of information and transparency in the US.
    • She also authored a bill which seeks to reform the use of the Espionage Act in prosecuting journalists and whistleblowers.
  • Journalist Alexa O’Brien spoke with Media Roots about Chelsea Manning’s trial and the military entertainment complex.

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