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This Day In WikiLeaks: 15 July 2014
« on: July 19, 2014, 07:47:43 AM »
15 July 2014

Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 1316 days.
 - 756 days inside the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Chelsea Manning has been in prison for 1510 days. 
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison for 862 days.
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 1609 days.

WikiLeaks News:

    NYT eXaminer published an analysis of CIA emails on WikiLeaks which were obtained through a FOIA request. The analysis states, "The emails convey the difficulties that the C.I.A and numerous government agencies had in grappling with WikiLeaks’ seismic release of Collateral Murder, Afghan War Diary, Iraq War Logs, and Cablegate documents."

Julian Assange News:

    A hearing will be held at 1:00pm tomorrow at the Stockholm District Court to decide whether or not to dismiss the arrest warrant against Julian Assange. Information on the hearing can be read at the following links:

        Press release by Swedish court system

        Summary and English translations of submissions by defense and prosecution

        Op-ed by Assange's Swedish lawyers

        Interview with Julian Assange discussing the significance of the hearing

        Assange's lawyers and MEP Eva Joly comment on the hearing

    Claes Borgström, who represents one of the complainants in the Assange case, has stated that he has a "secret trump card" regarding "findings that no outsider knows". Assange's attorney Thomas Olsson has stated there are strong reasons to suspend the warrant.

    In an interview with Blouin Artinfo, Chicks on Speed spoke about their collaboration with Julian Assange on their new album.