Etiqueta: Julian Assange

Justice for Julian Assange is Justice for All [John Pilger, 11.01.2021]

Following the final High Court hearing to decide whether or not Julian Assange is to be extradited to the United States – for the ‘crime’ of revealing a…

‘CIA Tried to Kill Assange;’ US: ‘He’s Only Moderately Depressed & Won’t Go to Isolation’ [Joe Lauria – Consortium News, 10.28.2021]

The two-day U.S. appeal against the denial of extradition of Julian Assange has ended in London with the U.S. promising humane prison conditions and Assange’s lawyers saying the…

The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains [Fabian Scheidler – Common Dreams, 08.19.2021]

As in Iraq, as in Libya, as in Mali. It is time to finally bury the doctrine of the so-called “responsibility to protect”, which was coined at the…

A Day in the Death of British Justice [John Pilger – Consortium News, 08.12.2021]

The reputation of British justice now rests on the shoulders of the High Court in the life or death case of Julian Assange I sat in Court 4 in…

FBI Fabrication Against Assange Falls Apart [Craig Murray, 06.29.2021]

On the final day of the Assange extradition hearing, magistrate Vanessa Baraitser refused to accept an affidavit from Assange’s solicitor Gareth Peirce, on the grounds it was out…

Both Tortuous and Torturous [Craig Murray, 01.06.2021]

Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser walked into Westminster Magistrates Court No.1 at 10.12am this morning with the sunniest smile and most carefree disposition I have ever seen her adopt. Her…

Julian Assange: Imminent Freedom [Craig Murray, 01.05.2021]

It has been a long and tiring day, with the startlingly unexpected decision to block Julian’s extradition. The judgement is in fact very concerning, in that it accepted…

Why we must save Julian Assange and WikiLeaks [Stefania Maurizi – Consortium News, 12.31.2020]

The following is a speech delivered by Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi to the Chaos Computer Club Congress on Tuesday Thank you to the Chaos Computer Club for this…

Doctors for Assange statement [11.22.2020]

Sunday 22nd November 2020 marked 12 months since doctors from around the world wrote to the UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, calling for an immediate end to the torture and…

Where Is My Final Assange Report? [Craig Murray, 10.09.2020]

Numerous people have contacted me in various ways to ask where is my promised report on the final day of the Assange hearing, to complete the account? It…

Eyewitness to the trial and agony of Julian Assange [John Pilger – Arena, 10.02.2020]

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…

Julian Assange trial: the mask of Empire has fallen [Pepe Escobar – Asia Times, 09.18.2020]

The concept of “History in the making” has been pushed to extremes when it comes to the extraordinary public service being performed by historian, former UK diplomat and…

Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 11 [Craig Murray, 09.17.2020]

Yet another shocking example of abuse of court procedure unfolded on Wednesday. James Lewis QC for the prosecution had been permitted gratuitously to read to two previous witnesses…

The Stalinist Trial Of Julian Assange. Whose Side Are You On? [John Pilger, 09.07.2020]

When I first met Julian Assange more than ten years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks. He replied: “Transparency and accountability are moral issues that…

For years, journalists cheered Assange’s abuse. Now they’ve paved his path to a US gulag [Jonathan Cook, 09.02.2020]

Court hearings in Britain over the US administration’s extradition case against Julian Assange begin in earnest next week. The decade-long saga that brought us to this point should…

Assange extradition: Espionage is the Charge, But He’s Really Accused of Sedition [Joe Lauria – Consortium News, 04.26.2020]

The U.S. is trying to extradite Julian Assange to stand trial for espionage, but even though sedition is no longer on the books, that’s what the U.S. is…

Assange Bail Application Today [Craig Murray, 03.25.2020]

Unfortunately I am in lockdown at home in Edinburgh and cannot get down to Westminster Magistrates Court for Julian Assange’s urgent bail application today. Several hearings ago, Magistrate…

Julian Assange must be freed, not betrayed [John Pilger, 02.18.2020]

On Saturday, there will be a march from Australia House in London to Parliament Square, the centre of British democracy. People will carry pictures of the Australian publisher…

Why Americans—and the World—Ought to Be Concerned About Julian Assange’s Extradition Case [Nozomi Hayase – Common Dreams, 01.19.2020]

The indictment of Assange is recognized by many free speech groups as the most important press freedom case of our time. Yet, with mainstream media blackout and utter…

Assange in Court [Craig Murray, 10.22.2019]

UPDATE I have received scores of requests to republish and/or translate this article. It is absolutely free to use and reproduce and I should be delighted if everybody…

Why Is Julian Assange Being Tortured to Death? [Karen Kwiatkowski – LewRockwell.com, 09.14.2019]

I think we already know the answer.  We need to go further and try and understand what this partially veiled, but completely serious, US and UK destruction of…

The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange [Chris Hedges – Truthdig, 06.17.2019]

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,…

More Police Raids as War on Journalism Escalates Worldwide [Caitlin Johnstone – Medium, 06.05.2019]

The Australian Federal Police have conducted two raids on journalists and seized documents in purportedly unrelated incidents in the span of just two days. Yesterday, the AFP raided the…

Stefania Maurizi on How Julian Assange Changed Journalism [Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico – Consortium News, 05.08.2019]

The Italian journalist and longtime media partner of WikiLeaks speaks with Dennis J. Bernstein and Randy Credico about the implications of Assange’s struggle against U.S. extradition.  Julian Assange was back…

The Deep State vs. WikiLeaks [Pepe Escobar – The Saker, 04.19.2019]

The Made by FBI indictment of Julian Assange does look like a dead man walking. No evidence. No documents. No surefire testimony. Just a crossfire of conditionals. But never underestimate…

Easter 2019: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth [Philip A. Farruggio – Global Research, 04.20.2019]

Interesting how on the week before Easter, around Palm Sunday to be exact, they came in and forcefully arrested Julian Assange. Some short time before that the US…

The Assange arrest is a warning from history [John Pilger, 04.13.2019]

The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against…

Assange Has Been Arrested For US Extradition – The Time To Act Is Now [Caitlin Johnstone – Medium, 04.11.2019]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and taken into custody by the London’s Metropolitan police, just as WikiLeaks warned days ago was about to happen. Assange’s lawyer Jen Robinson reports that…

A Year of Silencing Julian Assange [Elisabeth Vos – Consortium News, 03.28.2019]

On this date in 2018, the Wikileaks publisher was cut off from the work of journalism, reports Elisabeth Vos. One year ago Thursday, Ecuador’s government under President Lenin…

The prisoner says no to Big Brother [John Pilger, 03.04.2019]

John Pilger invokes George Orwell in calling on his compatriots to stand up for the freedom of ‘a distinguished Australian’, the founder and editor of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange,…

A Mother’s Plea to Save Her Son… Julian Assange, Held 8 Years Without Charge by the UK Government [Mairead Maguirre – Global Research, 11.09.2018]

On 4th November, 2018, Christine Assange, mother of Julian Assange, made a deeply moving video public  appeal to  save the life of her son Julian.   Julian Assange is Editor in Chief of…

In Refusing To Defend Assange, Mainstream Media Exposes Its True Nature [Caitlin Johnstone – Medium, 07.28.2018]

Last Tuesday a top lawyer for the New York Times named David McCraw warned a room full of judges that the prosecution of Julian Assange for WikiLeaks publications would set a very…

Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case [Ray McGovern – Consortium News, 06.19.2018]

Courageous publishers like Julian Assange and principled churchmen like Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty are a rarity: Neither would be silenced; and both had to seek asylum; but the similarity ends there,…

Ecuador to Expel Assange from its London Embassy? [Stephen Lendman, 05.13.2018]

In August 2012, Ecuador granted WikiLeaks founder, director and editor-in-chief Julian Assange asylum in its London embassy – granting him citizenship in December 2017. He’s been there since…

The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention [Jonathan Cook-Global Research, 02.13.2018]

It now emerges that the last four years of Julian Assange’s effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been entirely unnecessary. In fact, they depended on a…

Mainstream Media and Imperial Power [Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico-Consortiumnews, 01.24.2018]

Noted journalist and filmmaker John Pilger’s collection of work has been archived by the British Library, but deep-rooted problems of Western media create an increasingly difficult landscape for…