Julian Assange And The Scales Of Justice: Exceptions, Extraditions And Politics

By Binoy Kampmark, Ahtribune.com -

The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom did his thing, which was little in the way of disagreement. The superpower has issued a request; the retainer would comply. This week, the US Department [...]

The Coming Show Trial Of Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

LONDON—On Friday morning I was in a small courtroom at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. Julian Assange, held in Belmarsh Prison and dressed in a pale-blue prison shirt, appeared on a [...]

Assange To Face 5-Day Extradition Hearing In February 2020

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

Decision on Assange’s fate will not come for at least another eight months. A decision on whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States to face charges under the Espionage Act [...]

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich?

By Daniel Lazare, Consortium News. -

After bungling every last aspect of Russia-gate since the day the pseudo-scandal broke, the corporate press is now seizing on the Mueller report to shut down debate on one of the key questions [...]

US Issues Formal Request For Assange’s Extradition

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

The Washington Post reported today that officials from the US Justice Department issued a formal request to British authorities last Thursday for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian [...]

The Thought Police Are Coming

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Ask the Iraqi parents of Sabiha Hamed Salih, aged 15, and Ashwaq Hamed Salih, aged 16, who were killed by shrapnel in Baghdad on July 31, 2004, what they think of Julian Assange. Ask the man and [...]

Freeing Julian Assange: Part One

By Staff, Contraspin.co.nz -

The first port of call for those defending the world’s most at-risk publishing organisation and its staff has been tackling the individual narratives of its oppressors. Focusing on Sweden, or [...]

WikiLeaks Warns US Justice Department Preparing More Charges Against Assange

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

The US Justice Department is preparing even more charges against journalist and publisher Julian Assange, WikiLeaks warned Thursday. The charges, WikiLeaks said, would be based on the testimony [...]

Press Freedom Under Attack After Assange Indictment, Photos Of Assange In Prison

There are two sets of laws in the United States today. One is inscribed in law books and applies to the majority of Americans. The other is a canon of privileges enjoyed by an establishment under [...]

Belmarsh Prison Inmate Provides Photos Of Julian Assange, Says The ‘Internet Is The One Thing They Can’t Control’

By Cassandra Fairbanks, Thegatewaypundit.com -

Assange is imprisoned in the United Kingdom and faces eighteen charges under the Espionage Act in the United States for his publication of the Iraq and Afghan War Logs. If extradited and [...]

Chelsea Manning’s Resistance Is Aimed At Abolishing The Grand Jury Once And For All

By Kevin Gosztola, Medium.com -

When Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks, he urged her to “reflect on the principles she says she’s [...]

UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

The UN special rapporteur on torture has issued a stinging rebuke to the United States, Great Britain, Sweden and Ecuador for “deliberately” exposing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to years of [...]

Assange Suffering ‘Psychological Torture’: UN Expert

By Staff, Timeslive.co.za -

Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out "psychological torture", a UN rights expert said on Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of "collective persecution" of [...]

Professional Assange Smearers Finally Realize His Fate Is Tied To Theirs

By Caitlin Johnstone, Consortiumnews.com -

MSNBC’s top host began the segment after it was introduced by Chris Hayes, agreeing with her colleague that it’s surprising that more news outlets aren’t giving this story more “wall to wall” [...]

‘War On Journalism’: Snowden Slams US Indictment Against Assange

By Staff, Informationclearinghouse.info -

May 25, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  The fate of journalism as we know it is now at stake, after Washington indicted Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, NSA whistleblower Edward [...]