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 [...]

Assange Hearing: Judge Grants Defense Four Weeks To Prepare Final Argument

By Consortium News. -

5:49 am EDT:  Judge Vanessa Baraitser has granted the defense four weeks to prepare it closing argument, saying that her decision would come after the Nov. 4 U.S. election one way or the other. [...]

Report, Thursday, September 24: Julian Assange

By Craig Murray. -

During the hearing of medical evidence the last three days, the British government has been caught twice directly telling important lies about events in Belmarsh prison, each lie proven by [...]

Report, Wednesday, September 23: Julian Assange

By Craig Murray. -

On Wednesday the trap sprang shut, as Judge Baraitser insisted the witnesses must finish next week, and that no time would be permitted for preparation of closing arguments, which must be heard [...]

‘We Demand The Immediate Release Of Julian Assange’

By Progressive International. -

We, members of the Progressive International Council, support the freedom of Julian Assange against the unlawful and dangerous extradition trial currently setagainst him in London. Julian Assange [...]

Report, Tuesday, September 22: Julian Assange Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

Julian is profoundly worried that his medical history will be used to discredit him and all that he has worked for, to paint the achievements of Wikileaks in promoting open government and citizen [...]

Report, Monday, September 21: Julian Assange Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

Monday was a frustrating day as the Assange Hearing drifted deep into a fantasy land where nobody knows or is allowed to say that people were tortured in Guantanamo Bay and under extraordinary [...]

Julian Assange Trial: Monday, September 21, 2020

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Prof. Michael Kopelman has been sworn in, standing in the actual wooden stand of the court, as the defense’s first witness on Tuesday.  Kopelman is a professor of neuropsychology at King’s [...]

Assange’s Removal From Embassy Was Directed By US President

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Julian Assange's removal from the Ecuadorian Embassy was done so "on direct orders from the [US] president", according to information provided to American journalist Cassandra Fairbanks.  Ms [...]

Call For Assange’s Immediate Release

By Lawyers for Assange, Consortium News. -

As Julian Assange fights U.S. extradition at the Old Bailey in London, over one hundred eminent political figures, including 13 past and present heads of state, numerous ministers, members of [...]

September 18: Julian Assange Hearing Report

By Defend Wikileaks. -

New Zealand investigative journalist Nicky Hager took to stand to testify about using WikiLeaks documents in his work. Hager published Other People’s Wars, New Zealand in Afghanistan, Iraq and [...]

Day 12: Julian Assange Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

Yet another shocking example of abuse of court procedure unfolded on Wednesday. James Lewis QC for the prosecution had been permitted gratuitously to read to two previous witnesses with zero [...]

Kafka On Acid: The Trial Of Julian Assange

By Felicity Ruby, Arena Online. -

Julian Assange needs to wake before dawn to get from Belmarsh Prison to the Old Bailey courthouse, where his extradition hearing resumed on 7 September, for four weeks. He gets dressed for court [...]

Assange Court Report September 16: Afternoon

By Bridges for Media Freedom, Assange Court Report. -

A famous Vietnam era whistleblower, 89-year-old Daniel Ellsberg, has told a court that he feels “a great identification,” with both Julian Assange and his source Chelsea Manning, who, he said, [...]