National Strike Against Ecuadorian Government Demands Assange’s Freedom

By Andrea Lobo, Wsws.org -

Workers, peasants and youth in Ecuador began a five-day strike Monday against the draconian policies of the Lenín Moreno administration, which is seeking to strengthen its ties to Washington and [...]

Consortium News Target Of A Malware Attack As Twitter Takes Down Assange Support Group’s Account

By Elizabeth Vos, Consortiumnews.com -

The simultaneous escalation of censorship of Julian Assange’s support base, alongside the latest wave of fact-free attacks on Assange and WikiLeaks‘, raises concern about a coordinated effort to [...]

UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” Conference While Imprisoning Assange

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

Thursday marked three months since WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy and into London’s Belmarsh Prison, where he is being held pending extradition to [...]

Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter

By Caitlan Johnstone -

One of the biggest Twitter accounts dedicated to circulating information and advocacy for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @Unity4J, has been completely removed from the site. The operators of [...]

Demasking The Torture Of Julian Assange

By Nils Melzer, Medium -

Finally dawned on me that I had been blinded by propaganda, and that Assange had been systematically slandered to divert attention from the crimes he exposed. Once he had been dehumanized through [...]

Demasking The Torture Of Julian Assange

By Nils Melzer, Medium.com -

I know, you may think I am deluded. How could life in an Embassy with a cat and a skateboard ever amount to torture? That’s exactly what I thought, too, when Assange first appealed to my office [...]

Julian Assange And The Scales Of Justice: Exceptions, Extraditions And Politics

By Binoy Kampmark, Ahtribune.com -

The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom did his thing, which was little in the way of disagreement. The superpower has issued a request; the retainer would comply. This week, the US Department [...]

The Coming Show Trial Of Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

LONDON—On Friday morning I was in a small courtroom at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. Julian Assange, held in Belmarsh Prison and dressed in a pale-blue prison shirt, appeared on a [...]

Assange To Face 5-Day Extradition Hearing In February 2020

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

Decision on Assange’s fate will not come for at least another eight months. A decision on whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States to face charges under the Espionage Act [...]

US Foreign Policy Exposed

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

In the last week, the realities of US foreign policy have been exposed by a leaked audio tape, a leak about a US attack on the Russian electrical grid, and the US attempts to extradite Julian [...]

John Pilger: The Global War on Assange, Journalism & Dissent

By Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico, Consortium News -

In this interview with Dennis J. Bernstein and Randy Credico, Pilger talks about what is happening to his friend and colleague Julian Assange, founder and publisher of WikiLeaks, and how his [...]

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich?

By Daniel Lazare, Consortium News. -

After bungling every last aspect of Russia-gate since the day the pseudo-scandal broke, the corporate press is now seizing on the Mueller report to shut down debate on one of the key questions [...]

US Issues Formal Request For Assange’s Extradition

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

The Washington Post reported today that officials from the US Justice Department issued a formal request to British authorities last Thursday for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian [...]

The Thought Police Are Coming

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Ask the Iraqi parents of Sabiha Hamed Salih, aged 15, and Ashwaq Hamed Salih, aged 16, who were killed by shrapnel in Baghdad on July 31, 2004, what they think of Julian Assange. Ask the man and [...]

Freeing Julian Assange: Part One

By Staff, Contraspin.co.nz -

The first port of call for those defending the world’s most at-risk publishing organisation and its staff has been tackling the individual narratives of its oppressors. Focusing on Sweden, or [...]