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Big Tech seeks to consolidate its hold on journalism

“Can Journalism Survive AI?” was the provocative title of one of the key presentations at the recent Perugia International Journalism Festival (#ijf24, April 17-21).  Young activists from the Perugia Social Center “Turba” say no, it cannot. The topic of AI…

In order for Assange to be truly free, we need to free investigative journalism

Some thoughts on the occasion of the 2024 Festival of Journalism in Perugia (17-21 April), where Julian Assange’s name is inexplicably absent from the official programs. Translated from the article in the Monthly Report of the Italian daily L’Indipendente, February…

Julian Assange’s extradition to the US on hold

In London, the extradition of Julian Assange has been put on hold until the U.S. grants assurances he would not face the death penalty. Both his wife @Stella_Assange and U.K. leader @jeremycorbyn call for the case against the persecuted journalist…

The US Justice Department is examining allowing Julian Assange to plead to a reduced misdemeanor.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder is in talks with the US Justice Department about a deal that would allow him to plead to a misdemeanor and possibly be freed from jail in the…

Yanis Varoufakis Speech | Night Falls In The Evening Lands: The Assange Epic | 9th March 2024

On Saturday 9 March the conference, Night Falls in the Evening Lands: The Assange Epic took place with more than 600 people attending in person and online. It featured outstanding speakers including former Greece Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis; specialist in…

Julian Assange’s brother Gabriel Shipton is invited to SOTU on Thursday.

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie has invited Gabriel Shipton, the brother of imprisoned Julian Assange, as his guest for this week’s U.S. State of the Union address. “I am honored to be Rep. Massie’s guest at the State of the Union…

A rally for the release of Julian Assange to be held in Argentina on 20 February

The activist group “Libertad Assange Argentina” is organizing a big event and art festival in defense of the Australian journalist Julian Assange on Tuesday 20 February, starting at 17:00. The event will take place in the emblematic Plaza de Mayo…

Supporters Rally Outside UK Consulate in NYC as Julian Assange’s High Court Hearing Begins

Today, amidst chilling temperatures, passionate supporters of journalist Julian Assange gathered outside the UK Consulate in New York City. Organized by various groups including NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, and CODEPINK, the rally aimed to draw attention to Assange’s high-stakes…

Julian’s Hearing – Day 1

DAY X is here. Gather Tuesday, February 20, 12 Noon @ UK CONSULATE, 885 Second Avenue and 47th Street, NYC Organized by NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, Stand With Assange NY, Assange Countdown to Freedom, CODEPINK, Socialist Action Today marks…

Julian Assange: Unmasking Truth Amidst Global Tensions and Legal Battles

 In our complex world, understanding global events is crucial. We hunger for truth about Amazon rainforests, Tibet and China, Niger in Africa, Antarctica, Guyana, and the ongoing tensions between Russia and Europe in Ukraine, as well as the conflict between…

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