Chris Hedges: The Marriage of Julian Assange

by Chris Hedges, published on ScheerPost, March 25, 2022 LONDON — I am standing at the gates of HM Prison Belmarsh, a high security penitentiary  in southeast London, with Craig Murray, British Ambassador to Uzbekistan until he was fired for exposing CIA black sites and torture centers in that country. Inside the prison, Julian Assange and Stella Moris are being[…]

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Assange Hearing: Your Man in the Courtroom — Is There an Exit?

by Craig Murray, published on Consortium News, January 25, 2022 The technical point certified for appeal by the High Court to the Supreme Court may be the screen behind which the British Establishment is sidling slowly towards an exit in the Assange case. If you haven’t signed our statement supporting Julian Assange, please shine and share.  You can send to[…]

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To Redact The Truth Or Not To Redact The Truth: Is That The Question?

By Jeff Mackler, January 4, 2022 My Dec. 22, 2021 Julian Assange article entitled “No to U.S. wars of death and destruction! Freedom of the press! Free journalists! Free speech!” contained one error. (See socialistaction.org). My article recounted at great length the war crimes revealed in a major New York Times 2-part article entitled, “Hidden Pentagon Records Reveal Patterns of[…]

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Free Julian Assange!

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, December 22, 2021 Imprisoned Wikileaks founder, journalist, free speech champion and world-renowned social critic Julian Assange today faces life imprisonment for telling the truth about U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and at the U.S. torture base in Guantanamo, Cuba. Assange’s legal team has announced his appeal of the December 2021 UK High[…]

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New York Times Reporting on Airstrikes Should Give Daniel Hale More Credit

by Sam Carliner, published on Common Dreams, December 20, 2021 The New York Times recently came through with a display of reporting that should be commended. On December 18, the paper announced its release of hundreds of the Pentagon’s confidential reports of civilian casualties caused by U.S. airstrikes in the Middle East. This follows its high profile investigations into the[…]

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Hedges: The Execution of Julian Assange

by Chris Hedges, published on Scheerpost, December 13, 2021 et us name Julian Assange’s executioners. Joe Biden. Boris Johnson. Scott Morrison. Theresa May. Lenin Moreno. Donald Trump. Barack Obama. Mike Pompeo. Hillary Clinton. Lord Chief Justice Ian Burnett and Justice Timothy Victor Holroyde. Crown Prosecutors James Lewis, Clair Dobbin and Joel Smith. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser. Assistant US Attorney in[…]

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British High Court Decision to Extradite Julian Assange is a Miscarriage of Justice

British High Court decision to extradite Julian Assange is a miscarriage of justice                                                    … and a threat to freedom of speech and freedom of the press United National Antiwar Coalition Statement, December 12, 2021 Below is a statement from the Julian Assange Defense Committee (assangedefense.org) on the egregious decision[…]

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The Most Vital Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time

by Chris Hedges, published on SheerPost.com, October 28, 2021 I think we need, as we follow these proceedings focused solely on Julian Assange’s state of mind and ability to tolerate torture, to look at his incredible accomplishments (not crimes) and the hideous brutality of his accusers. Thank you Chris Hedges for bringing us back to the source. [jb] WASHINGTON, D.C[…]

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