Imprisoned Venezuelan Diplomat Contests Extraterritorial Judicial Abuse

by Roger D. Harris, published on Dissident Voice,  April 11, 2022 Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab’s case took a dramatic turn as his legal defense team denounced the US government’s flagrant failure to respect long-standing diplomatic immunity conventions. Saab’s lawyer, David Rivkin, called the US government’s arguments before the 11th Circuit Court in Miami “utterly dangerous.” “The implication,” he added is[…]

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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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Why Wouldn’t Biden Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier?

By Gustavo A. Maranges and Bill Hackwell, published on Resumen, on February 1, 2022 Last Friday, it became known that the 77-year-old Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier was sick with COVID-19. Peltier has been in prison for over 46 years, which makes him the oldest political prisoner in the United States. This fact has brought attention to his case,[…]

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DAY TWO — ‘CIA Tried to Kill Assange;’ US: ‘He’s Only Moderately Depressed & Won’t Go to Isolation

by Joe Lauria, published on Consortium News, October 28, 2021 The United States vowed that only a “moderately depressed” Julian Assange would serve time in a humane U.S. prison if he is extradited, while lawyers for Assange told the High Court that the Central Intelligence Agency plotted to assassinate him, as a two-day U.S. appeal hearing came to a close[…]

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Crucifying Julian Assange

Reino Unido (Londres), 16 de Junio del 2013. Simpatizantes de Julian Assange se reúnen en los exteriores de la embajada ecuatoriana en Londres. Foto: Xavier Granja Cedeño/Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores. by Chris Hedges, published on TruthDig Website, November 12, 2018 Julian Assange’s sanctuary in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been transformed into a little shop of horrors. He has[…]

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The War on Julian Assange is a War on Press Freedom

ínby Chris Hedges, originally published on TruthDig, July 15, 2018 The failure on the part of establishment media to defend Julian Assange, who has been trapped in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, has been denied communication with the outside world since March and appears to be facing imminent expulsion and arrest, is astonishing. The extradition of the publisher—the[…]

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