Police guard the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, UK on August 16, 2012. Police are on guard outside this embassy 24-hours a day to ensure that Julian Assange does not receive even a moment of freedom or fresh air. (Flickr / κύριαsity)
26 Aug 2015

WikiLeaks Attorneys Oppose Diplomatic Retaliation by UK Against Ecuador

Attorneys for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and other staff members of the media organization have condemned the United Kingdom’s diplomatic protest against Ecuador for continuing to provide Assange asylum. According to lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights, the United Kingdom has threatened to storm the Ecuadorean Embassy in clear violation of international law.

Chelsea Manning's prison mugshot from week she began hormone therapy (via Chelsea Manning Support Network)
16 Aug 2015

US Military Denies Chelsea Manning Access to Prison Legal Library Prior to Hearing

Days before Chelsea Manning is supposed to appear before a disciplinary board, the United States military has denied her access to the prison legal library. Manning, a whistleblower who is serving a 35-year sentence for providing over a half million documents to WikiLeaks, has been accused by officers at Fort Leavenworth

A portrait of Julian Assange taken at a Norwegian Conference on investigative journalism on March 10, 2010. (Flickr / Espen Moe)
13 Aug 2015

Nearly £12M Wasted Holding Julian Assange Without Charge In Embassy

For three years, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been forced to take refuge at Ecuador’s embassy in London, fearing arrest and eventual extradition to the United States if he ever steps outside. Four teams of eight police are maintained at all times to ensure Assange does not escape, at a shocking cost to British taxpayers.

A pair of Free Chelsea protest signs photographed at San Francisco Pride on June 29, 2014. Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement in retaliation for petty offenses like possessing an expired tube of toothpaste. (Flickr / Torbakhooper)
13 Aug 2015

Petition: Keep Chelsea Manning Out Of Solitary!

Chelsea Manning is facing indefinite solitary confinement for supposed “crimes” like possessing magazines and an expired tube of toothpaste. Sign this petition to keep her from being tortured!