Roger Waters At The Belmarsh Tribunal

By Progressive International. -

I have been following the extradition proceedings in the court in London with equal measures of disbelief and disgust. Some lyrics I wrote forty years ago for a theatrical piece called ‘The Wall’ [...]

The Belmarsh Tribunal

By Srećko Horvat, Open Democracy. -

On November 13, 1966 – at the height of the resistance war in Vietnam – Bertrand Russell and Jean-Paul Sartre convened a people's tribunal to hold the US government accountable for its escalating [...]

John Pilger: Eyewitness To The Agony Of Julian Assange

By John Pilger, Mintpress News. -

The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that without hesitation; I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a corruption of due process; this is due revenge. Putting aside the [...]

On Contact: Assange Extradition Hearing

Chris Hedges discusses with former British ambassador Craig Murray the hearing that just adjourned in London to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Murray’s [...]

FBI Seized Legally Privileged Materials From Julian Assange

By Kevin Gosztola, Dissenter. -

The FBI in the United Kingdom enlisted the Ecuador government’s help in seizing legally privileged materials from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he was arrested and expelled from their [...]

Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing: The Only Just Outcome Is His Freedom

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The testimony portion of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange, taking place in the United Kingdom, concluded after four weeks. Judge Vanessa Baraitser, who presided over the hearing, will [...]

Assange Trial: US And UK Militaries Back Key Prosecution Witness

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, Daily Maverick. -

Dr Nigel Blackwood, a Reader in forensic psychiatry at King’s College London (KCL), told the extradition hearing in London last week that Julian Assange was suffering only “moderate” [...]

Embassy Espionage, Contemplated Poisoning And Proposed Kidnapping

By Binoy Kampmark, Counterpunch. -

Today will be remembered as a grand expose. It was a direct, pointed accusation at the intentions of the US imperium which long for the scalp of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. For [...]

UC Global Employee Thwarted Plan To Spy On Assange

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof. -

An IT expert who worked for UC Global, the Spanish security company which engaged in an espionage operation against Julian Assange while he was in the Ecuador embassy, refused to install numerous [...]

National Security Journalism Is On Trial

By Jameel Jaffer, Just Security. -

Few American media organizations seem to have noticed, but the U.S. Justice Department has spent the past few weeks trying to persuade the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales to extradite [...]

Reportback: Julian Assange Hearing On Tuesday September 29

By Craig Murray. -

Tuesday has been another day on which the testimony focused on the extreme inhumane conditions in which Julian Assange would be kept imprisoned in the USA if extradited. The prosecution’s [...]

Assange Faces ‘Torturous’ Months In Tiny Cell If Extradited

By Press Association. -

The 49-year-old is fighting extradition to the US on charges related to leaks of classified documents allegedly exposing war crimes. Assange’s defence have claimed he is a “high” suicide risk, [...]

Report: Julian Assange Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

It is hard to believe, but Judge Baraitser on Friday ruled that there will be no closing speeches in the Assange extradition hearing. She accepted the proposal initially put forward by counsel [...]

Assange Hearing: Testimonies Undermine US Indictment, Provide Grounds For Dismissal

By Tom Coburg, The Canary. -

Week three of the hearings at the Old Bailey for Julian Assange‘s extradition to the US heard testimony from a computer security expert that may prove to be critical. That testimony could be used [...]