US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Securing Food for the Hungry

by Roger. D. Harris, published on Resumen English, May 21, 2021 The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is according to Montréal-based international human rights lawyer John Philpot. He spoke on May 19 at a webinar sponsored by[…]

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World Police: Washington Seeks to Imprison Foreign Businesspeople for Violating Illegal US Sanctions

by Stansfiield Smith, published on The Grayzone, April 27, 2021 In violation of international law, the US is seeking to extradite and imprison foreign business people for circumventing its unilateral sanctions. Washington’s targets include Venezuelan national Alex Saab, North Korean Mun Chol Myong, and Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. (Aquí se puede leer este artículo en español.) The United States[…]

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Apache Stronghold Forces U.S. Government Retreat

by an Anonymous Guest Offer, published on Workers World, March 9, 2021 Apache Stronghold Makes U.S. Government Retreat Causing 9th Circuit Denial of Emergency Injunction.  Case Still proceeds on Expedited Basis OAK FLAT, AZ — This afternoon [March 5] the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Apache Stronghold’s appeal of U.S. District Court Judge Steven Logan’s Feb. 12, 2021, ruling.[…]

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EU Imposes Further Sanctions on Venezuela as Maduro Visits UN Human Rights Council

From Venezuelanalysis, February 22, 2021 Mérida 2/22 – Venezuela has blasted the imposition of additional European Union (EU) sanctions against nineteen politicians, state officials and security chiefs. According to an EU statement released Monday, the individuals are penalised for their alleged role in “acts and decisions undermining democracy and the rule of law” or “as a result of serious human[…]

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The Struggle Continues: Indian Protesters Resist State Terror

by Tanya Siddiqi, published on Workers World, February 3, 2021 In September 2020, India’s Parliament passed three “farm bills” intended to crush India’s workers. To serve capitalist interests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the fascist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lent his support to the bills depriving farms of current protections. He allowed corporate greed to further encroach on India’s[…]

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Eyewitness To The Agony Of Julian Assange

by John Pilger, published on  JohnPilger.com, October 2, 2020 John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He spoke with Timothy Erik Ström of Arena magazine, Australia: Q: Having watched Julian Assange’s trial first-hand, can you describe the prevailing atmosphere in the court? The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that[…]

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Assange Hearing: Testimonies Undermine US Indictment, Provide Grounds For Dismissal

by Tom Coburg, published on Popular Resistance, September 27, 2020 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 to undermine the first indictment raised against the WikiLeaks founder and therefore weaken the entire case. Other testimonies may[…]

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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Assange Hearing—Day 8

This is a rather long, but very descriptive account of one day in the ongoing extradition trial of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange.   It  is important to keep some awareness of this critically important test of our first amendment rights and international law (the Extradition Treaty between the US and the UK does not allow extradition for political reasons) as well[…]

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