Chief Justice Of England And Wales Joins Bench For Assange Hearing

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Ian Duncan Burnett, the most powerful judge in England and Wales, will join Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde on the bench next week for the two-day U.S. appeal in the extradition case [...]

Assange To Get Same Judge Who Sided With US On Appeal Over Medical Issues

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde, the High Court judge who reversed an earlier court order to bar the U.S. from appealing Julian Assange’s medical issues, will preside over the substantive U.S. [...]

Key Witness In Assange Case Jailed In Iceland

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

Sigurdur Thordarson, a key witness for the FBI against Julian Assange, has been jailed in Iceland. The notorious alleged hacker and convicted pedophile was remanded to custody in Iceland’s [...]

Inside The CIA Plot To Kidnap, Kill Julian Assange

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses his team’s reporting on the CIA plot to surveil, kidnap, and even kill Assange — all overseen by Michael Pompeo. In response, Pompeo has called for the [...]

The End Game

By Scott Ludlam, The Monthly. -

A crush of TV news crews and demonstrators with placards are packed into the street outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court. It’s just before 11 on the morning of January 4, 2021; face masks [...]

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 [...]

#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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange And The Collapse Of The Rule Of Law

By Chris Hedges, -

A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice. This why we are here tonight.  Yes, all of us who know and admire Julian decry his [...]

Assange’s Father On US Tour–First Stop Miami

By Consortium News. -

Organized by Assange Defense, John and Gabriel Shipton, Julian Assange’s father and brother, will begin the #HomeRun4Julian tour in Miami on June 6 via a live-streamed event. The Shiptons [...]

Julian Assange’s Father And Brother Announce US Tour

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams. -

The father and brother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are planning a nationwide tour of the United States next month to advocate for the release of the detained journalist and for the Biden [...]

World Celebrates Press Freedom Day, Julian Assange Remains In Belmarsh Prison

By Mohamed Elmaazi, The Canary. -

As people worldwide celebrate the UN’s World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, WikiLeaks publisher and journalist Julian Assange remains incarcerated. The US continues to demand Assange’s [...]