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20 June 2015

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1654 days. 
 – 1094 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1848 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 1200 days.
Barrett Brown
has been in prison for 1009 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1946 days.

WikiLeaks News:

  • WikiLeaks began releasing the Saudi Cables, over half a million cables and other documents from the Saudi Foreign Ministry.
    • WikiLeaks: Buying Silence: How the Saudi Foreign Ministry controls Arab media
    • International Business Times: US refused Osama bin Laden son’s request for father’s death certificate
    • Sydney Morning Herald: Saudi Cables reveal secret Saudi government influence in Australia
    • Haaretz: Saudi top secret memo says Iran bombed South Sudan
    • Chicago Tribune: WikiLeaks reveals Saudi diplomatic intrigue, royal’s unpaid limo bills
    • Christian Science Monitor: What WikiLeaks reveals about Saudi diplomats
    • Times of Israel: Saudi cables reveal kingdom’s deep concern over Iran nuke talks
    • Middle East Eye: Leaks from Saudi ministry appear to show extent of influence over regional media
    • News Everyday: Saudis Offered $10 Billion to Free Mubarak
    • Sudan Tribune: Egyptian intelligence coordinated with Khartoum to assassinate S. Sudan’s Kiir
    • Global Voices: Saudi Cables: What We’ve Learned So Far about Lebanon
  • In response to the cable leak, the Saudi Foreign Ministry warned against sharing possibly “faked” documents.
  • The Intercept and Firedoglake both wrote in-depth reports on Google having to turn over Jacob Appelbaum’s data to the US Government as part of the WikiLeaks grand jury investigation.

Julian Assange News:

  • Human Rights Watch general counsel Dinah Pokempner criticized Sweden for “foot-dragging” in the Assange case, as he marked three years inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
  • Julian Assange’s mother, Christine, released a statement to mark his three years inside the Embassy.

Chelsea Manning News:

Courthouse News released the first part of their exclusive interview with former Army Maj. Ashden Fein, the head prosecutor during the trial of Chelsea Manning.

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