Local Activism Can’t Be Crushed, Research Finds. At Most, It Changes Target

By Staff, Phys.org -

According to received wisdom, local activism against the establishment of industrial plants follows a cycle, with its highest intensity a short time after mobilization. If a firm stands, activism [...]

Trump Prosecutors Make Move To Ensure That Embassy Protectors Are Convicted

By Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, Defendembassyprotectors.org -

As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration’s  prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is [...]

Did Belmarsh Irretrievably Show Its Hand By Not Allowing Assange Ample Time To See His Lawyers

By Staff, Angelof-truth.com -

It was revealed that, since his last hearing on December 19, Assange had been granted just two hours total to review that evidence with his legal team. What is being conducted in the British [...]

Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown On Journalists, Doctors

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

The U.S.-backed right-wing coup government of Jeanine Añez continues its moves against media and other dissenting voices. The latest victim of the crackdown was Marcelo Hurtado, president of [...]

How To Fight War Fever, Power Stand-Off + Fire & Water

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Updates on bad ass organizers, activists and whistleblowers. Next, what we really need in order to stop the empire and why we can't just lean on letters from the UN. War Fever is high and the [...]

Repression, Eviction And Dispossession In New Democracy’s Greece

By Staff, Roarmag.org -

The latest attack on the squatting movement in Greece is the preamble for a massive operation of housing dispossession by the right-wing government. Dimitris Indares was still in his pyjamas [...]

Australian Political Leaders Urge End To Assange Prosecution

By Rob Harris, Smh.com.au -

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has joined calls for the Morrison government to try to halt Julian Assange's potential extradition from Britain to the United States on espionage [...]

Coercive Measures Against Chelsea Manning Violate Prohibition On Torture

By Staff, Spcommreports.ohchr.org -

I have the honour to address you in my capacity as Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 34/19. [...]

Here Are Five Ways To Support Chelsea Manning In 2020

By Ella Fassler, Truthout.org -

The year 2019 has been a nightmare for whistleblower Chelsea Manning and her supporters. While Donald Trump cleared three members of the United States Army who reportedly murdered Afghani [...]

Media Elites To Assange: Fight For Your Own Hide

By Ted Galen Carpenter, Theamericanconservative.com -

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange languishes in a British prison awaiting probable extradition to the United States to stand trial for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. Ironically, he is [...]

Wikileaks Still Holding Powerful To Account As Founder Julian Assange “Slowly Dies” In Prison

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

Julian Assange is dying inside Belmarsh Prison in London. Those are his own words, relayed through English journalist Vaughan Smith, who revealed that the Wikileaks founder called him on [...]

Inside Brazil’s War On Small Farmers

By Michael Fox, Towardfreedom.org -

The officers and soldiers stepped from their cars. They were armed, masked and wearing brown camouflage uniforms. There were no words. They began to fire. Rubber bullets. Tear gas. The residents [...]

Committee to Protect Journalists Excludes Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists

By Kevin Gosztola, Medium.com -

A prominent press freedom organization in the United States declined to include WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in its annual list of journalists jailed throughout the world. The Committee to [...]

‘Assange Cannot Be Extradited To The US’, Lawyer Holds At Court

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States bans extradition for political offenses. During a hearing before the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, Julian Assange’s [...]

Freedom For Julian Assange

By Staff, Resumen-english.org -

In a public statement on November 1st, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, expressed “his alarm at the continued deterioration in the health of Julian Assange since [...]