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Assange’s Ninth Day at the Old Bailey: Torture Testimonies, Offers of Pardon and Truth Telling

By Dr Binoy Kampmark September 18.  Central Criminal Court, London. The extradition trial of Julian Assange at the Old Bailey moved into a higher gear today.  Testimonies spanned the importance of classified information in war journalism, the teasing offer of…

Six Reasons Julian Assange Should Be Thanked, Not Punished

1. The effort to extradite and prosecute Julian Assange for journalism is a threat to future journalism that challenges power and violence, but a defense of the media practice of propagandizing for war. While the New York Times benefited from Assange’s work,…

Julian Assange extradition hearing: Punishing the publisher

The last time I saw Julian Assange he looked tired and wan. Dressed neatly in casual business attire, the Wikileaks founder was sitting in a glass-enclosed dock, at the back of a courtroom adjoining Belmarsh high security prison in London,…

If Berlin can bring Russia’s Navalny to Charite hospital, why can’t it help Assange? German MP asks

A German MP is calling on her government to provide medical assistance to the “seriously ill” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying that Berlin spared no effort when it came to Russian opposition figure, Alexey Navalny. Berlin should not be supporting…

The U.S. Is Determined to Make Julian Assange Pay for Exposing the Cruelty of Its War on Iraq

By Vijay Prashad On September 7, 2020, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate. After a long period of isolation, he was finally able to meet his partner—Stella…

Swedish prosecutors drop Assange rape inquiry

Swedish prosecutors said on Tuesday that they will not proceed with the investigation into a rape allegation made against Julian Assange in 2010. Prosecutors claim that the accusations made by the plaintiff against Assange were ‘credible’ but that too much…

This Year, the Stuttgart Peace Prize is Awarded to Julian Assange.

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks imprisoned in London for a year, received the Stuttgart Peace Prize 2020. The prize is awarded by Die Anstifter and aims to promote the right to unconditional freedom of information and of the press.…

Spanish jurist denounces US political harassment against Assange

Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon denounced that Australian journalist Julian Assange is the victim of political persecution by the United States for revealing very serious documents on human rights violations and corruption. The lawyer appeared on Monday before the National Court…

Attack on Free Speech – Journalist Craig Murray Charged with Contempt of Court in the UK

Attack on Free Speech – Journalist Craig Murray Charged with Contempt of Court in the UK In this video, we provide an overview of the case against Craig Murray. Murray is a journalist and former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan. After…

US Intelligence Agencies Spied on Assange

Court records confirm: Behind Julian Assange’s surveillance was the security team of US billionaire Sheldon Adelson. Rafael Lutz for the online newspaper INFOsperber A campaign has been going on for years against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has used the…

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