US Offer On Assange Is New Evidence, Should Have Been Rejected

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Writing on his blog two days after District Court Judge Vanessa Baraitser on Jan. 4 in London denied the U.S. request to extradite WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange (on the grounds of his health [...]

Police Should Release Information On British WikiLeaks Journalists

By Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly. -

A journalist is taking legal action against the Metropolitan Police after it refused to release correspondence with the US about three WikiLeaks journalists under the Freedom of Information Act [...]

95 Greek Parliamentarians Tell Biden: ‘Drop All Charges Against Assange’

By Yanis Varoufakis. -

As part of the international mobilisation to apply pressure on the US government to end the persecution of Julian Assange, MeRA25 invited members of Greece’s Parliament to co-sign the letter [...]

UK High Court Allows US To Appeal Ban On Assange Extradition

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News -

Baraitser had ruled that Assange’s physical and mental health put him at high risk of suicide if he should be sent to a U.S. prison to stand trial on charges of conspiracy to commit computer [...]

Julian Assange Spends 50th Birthday In Prison

By Ben Norton And Anya Parampil, The Grayzone -

Protesters Demand Freedom For WikiLeaks Journalist. Julian Assange Turns 50 On July 3. Protesters Rallied Outside The US Department Of Justice In Washington, DC, Demanding The Release Of The [...]

#FreeAssange: Wikileaks Founder Turns 50 While Still Detained In Prison

By Julian Delia, The Shift News. -

On June 26 of this year, Stundin reported how Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson, a diagnosed sociopath and serial fraudster who cosied up to US authorities seeking to further their case against Assange, [...]

Media Blackout After Key Witness Against Assange Admits Lying

By Media Lens. -

As we have pointed out since Media Lens began in 2001, a fundamental feature of corporate media is propaganda by omission. Over the past week, a stunning example has highlighted this core [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Public And Personal Urgency Of Assange’s Case

By Robert Scheer, -

The saga of Julian Assange’s persecution has been defined by leading human rights organizations as one of the most significant threats to press freedom in our time. The WikiLeaks founder [...]

Major Developments In Julian Assange’s Case Could Be Game-Changing

By Steve Topple, The Canary. -

This was all rather predictable. As The Canary‘s Tom Coburg wrote back in 2018, Thordarson was never a credible witness. He: is a convicted felon in relation to several offences, including [...]

Holder, Barr, DOJ And FBI Outed In Slimy Plot Against Assange

By Pierre Sprey, Counterpunch. -

A careful read of this stunning investigative piece in Iceland’s Stundin newspaper reveals that in June 2011 Eric Holder (no doubt with Obama’s enthusiastic approval) initiated a disgraceful FBI [...]

Key Witness In Assange Case Admits To Lies In Indictment

By Bjartmar Oddur Þeyr Alexandersson and Gunnar Hrafn Jónsson, Stundin. -

A major witness in the United States’ Department of Justice case against Julian Assange has admitted to fabricating key accusations in the indictment against the Wikileaks founder. The witness, [...]

It’s Not Just About Assange, It’s About Press Freedom

By Cody Bloomfield, Defending Rights And Dissent. -

It’s fitting that an event in support of Julian Assange took place on the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the Pentagon Papers. The court cases surrounding the publication of the [...]

Home Run For Julian Tour Grows US Demand To Free Assange

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Julian Assange's father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, are currently on tour in the United States to help organize a unified US movement in support of freeing Julian Assange and [...]

Roger Waters: ‘They’re Trying To Kill Assange Because He Spoke The Truth’

With the brother and father of the jailed WikiLeaks co-founder on a US tour to raise awareness of Julian Assange’s plight, legendary Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters challenged Joe Biden to end [...]

United Kingdom: Members Of Parliament Call On Joe Biden To Free Assange

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Twenty-four members of Parliament have called on President Joe Biden to drop the U.S. pursuit of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. A letter from the MPs was sent to Biden on [...]