Julian Assange

Belmarsh courts demand justice for Julian Assange

“The first casualty of war is truth,” said US Senator Hiram W. Johnson of California in 1929, during the debate on the ratification of the Kellogg-Briand pact, a noble but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to ban war. Reflecting on World War…

Free Julian Assange: Noam Chomsky, Dan Ellsberg & Jeremy Corbyn Lead Call at Belmarsh Tribunal

Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, famed linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky and others gave testimony Friday at the Belmarsh Tribunal in Washington, D.C., calling on President Biden to drop charges against Julian Assange. The…

Free Julian Assange: The Belmarsh Tribunal at The National Press Club Washington DC

On January 20th The National Press Club in Washington DC hosted an event with expert testimony from politicians, human rights lawyers, journalists and whistle-blowers about the assault on press freedom and the ongoing United States prosecution of award-winning Australian Publisher and…

Global Carnival for Assange, February 11th 2023

After the human chain that surrounded the British Parliament on October 8th 2022 to demand the release of Julian Assange, the marathon on October 15th and the initiatives on December 10th, the next initiative will take place on Saturday February…

My Number 1 New Year’s Resolution: Letter from an ex-pacifist (now no longer “ex”)

How to fight against war disinformation? Julian Assange shows a way. January 1st of each year is the time for formulating resolutions to keep or break (usually the latter) during the 365 days ahead. So Martina, an ex-pacifist who now…

US government must drop charges against Julian Assange

President Joe Biden is pressing ahead with a controversial criminal case against Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Assange has been languishing in Britain’s maximum-security Belmarsh prison for nearly four years while he appeals his extradition to…

10 December, Free Assange: photos from around the world

On 10 December, International Human Rights Day, activists around the world mobilised for Julian Assange. The first to arrive were students from National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan, who demonstrated for Julian Assange’s freedom in front of the AIT (American…

Photos: International Human Rights Day NYC Vigil to Free Julian Assange

Rally in front of the British Consulate in New York City on December 10, 2022 While the US criticizes other countries for their lack of freedom of the press, it is the US that is attacking Julian Assange for revealing…

10 December 10th, Human Rights Day: international mobilization for Julian Assange

December 10th is approaching and events are being prepared all over the world to demand the release of Julian Assange, to oppose his extradition to the United States and to denounce the extremely serious human rights violations he has suffered…

Wikileaks delegation received by Argentine President

Argentine President Alberto Fernández received this afternoon at the Casa Rosada the Wikileaks delegation composed of Kristinn Hrafnsson and Joseph Farrell, who are touring South America in search of support for Julian Assange. Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Brazilian President…

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