Persecuting Assange Is A Blow To Reporting And Human Rights Advocacy

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

If it were not for a tiny handful of journalists—ShadowProof’s Kevin Gosztola preeminent among them—Americans might be utterly unaware that a London magistrate, for the last month, has [...]

Ten Reasons Why The Assange Trial Threatens Freedom Of Speech

By Fidel Navaez and Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

At the end of the hearings that seek to extradite journalist Julian Assange to the United States, on October 1, his defense team should have felt triumphant. Because with more than 30 witnesses [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The US Is Using The Guardian To Justify Jailing Assange For Life

By Jonathan Cook. -

Julian Assange is not on trial simply for his liberty and his life. He is fighting for the right of every journalist to do hard-hitting investigative journalism without fear of arrest and [...]

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 [...]