This just in from the WikiLeaks site, a statement from Julian Assange who is still living in the Ecuadorian Embassy:
“Six months ago – 185 days ago – I entered this building.
It has become my home, my office and my refuge.
Thanks to the principled stance of the Ecuadorian government and the support of its people I am safe in this Embassy and safe to speak from this Embassy.
And every single day outside, people like you have watched over this embassy – rain hail and shine.
Every single day. I came here in summer. It’s winter now.
I have been sustained by this solidarity and I’m grateful for the efforts of people all around the world supporting the work of Wikileaks, supporting freedom of speech and freedom of the press, essential elements in any democracy.”
It goes on, read the full post here.