‘A Chilling Message to Journalists the World Over’: UK Approves Assange Extradition to US

by Jake Johnson, published on Common Dreams, June 17, 2022 Julian Assange’s wife, Stella, slammed the U.K. government for moving to send the WikiLeaks publisher “to the country that plotted his assassination.” The U.K. government on Friday formally approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges, a decision that human rights groups[…]

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U.S. Corporate Media Watch: An Interview With Richard Medhurst

by Richard Medhurst and Roberto Sirvent, published on Black Agenda Report, May 4 2022 Richard and Roberto would like to dedicate this feature to Glen Ford, one of the fiercest critics of U.S. corporate media the country has ever known. May we all find creative and courageous ways to honor his memory by speaking out against Wall Street, white supremacy,[…]

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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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Julian Assange Extradition Appeal: Day 1

by Nathan Fuller, published on Assange Defense, October 27, 2021 I find this truly heart breaking.  After all the groundbreaking work Assange has done.  After his brilliant implementation of a system for whistleblowers to securely pass on their information through a venue capable of analyzing it for verity.  Despite his bravely continuing in the face horrific harassment, death threats, surveillance[…]

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Julian Assange and the CIA-USA Daily Wars Against Humanity

by Jeff Mackler, October 10, 2021 Introductory note: The weekend of October 23-25, in anticipation of a UK court convening to re-consider a previous lower court decision to refuse Julian Assange’s extradition to the U.S., Assange supporters will be mobilizing across the U.S. and worldwide demanding: Free Julian Assange! Drop the Charges! No to Extradition! Free Speech! Free Press! Free[…]

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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Why the Crumbling Computer Conspiracy Case Is So Vital to the US

by Catherine Vogan, published on Consortium News, July 19, 2021 While most of the talk about the Julian Assange case is about the espionage charges, which are political in nature, the U.S. case hangs by a thread for the second time on the non-political charge: conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. There is a reason why the computer charge is so[…]

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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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Journalist Julian Assange Charged with New American Indictment

by Dr. Leon Tressel, published on Global Research, June 26, 2020 On 24 June a US Federal Grad Jury issued a second superseding indictment against Journalist Julian Assange. The new indictment incorporates the 18 charges from the first indictment and seeks to ‘broaden the scope of the conspiracy’ and asserts that Assange and Wikileaks tried to recruit hackers for the[…]

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Media’s Deafening Silence On Latest WikiLeaks Drops Is Its Own Scandal

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Medium.com, December 28, 2019 WikiLeaks has published yet another set of leaked internal documents from within the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) adding even more material to the mountain of evidence that we’ve been lied to about an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria last year which resulted in airstrikes upon[…]

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