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Assange is a champion of the cause of freedom, says Brazil’s Lula in letter

The ex-president’s letter published on Monday September 21 in The Guardian warned about the risks of Assange’s extradition to the US

Assange a suicide risk if extradition becomes imminent, says witness to court

In the first of a round of medical testimonies coming up this week, neurophysicist Michael Kopelman stated that Assange is a likely to attempt suicide if faced with extradition

Greeks honor memory of Pavlos Fyssas who fell victim to fascism

The protesters vowed to continue the fight against fascism and demanded justice for Pavlos Fyssas and punishment for his killers.

Workers’ protest forces Luxembourg airline to respect collective agreement 

Workers and unions are outraged by the action plan for layoffs and other redundancies in Luxair, the flag carrier airline of Luxembourg. Following a protest, the management announced that it would not enact the plan unilaterally

The trial of Julian Assange: Week 2

The second week of the trial portion of the extradition hearings of Julian Assange concluded on Friday. Witnesses highlighted the political nature of the US charges and the contributions of Assange and WikiLeaks

Greeks remember musician Pavlos Fyssas who was killed by a fascist in 2013

Pavlos Fyssas was killed by a member of the fascist Golden Dawn party in 2013. This year, marches were held throughout the country against fascism and demanding justice for the musician

Following strike, brewery management in Belgium accepts workers’ demand on safe conditions

Workers at the Jupille factory of the multinational brewery AB InBev went on a 13-day strike against alleged insensitivity that resulted in the spreading of COVID-19 among some employees

CIA torture survivor testifies that cable leaks were crucial to securing redressal

Today’s testimonies reinforced the defense’s argument that the revelations made by Wikileaks has been in the interest of the public and often crucial to securing justice for US crimes

French unions hit the streets against anti-worker policies

CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.

Swiss left groups intensify campaign for mandatory minimum wage in Geneva

The Geneva Trade Union Action Community and left parties launched a popular initiative earlier this year calling for a minimum wage of 23 Swiss francs (25.26 USD) an hour

Activists occupy Elbit Systems factory in UK

Elbit Systems is a weapons manufacturer which supplies more than 80 percent of Israeli army’s military drones.

Health workers protest-Belgium Massive rally in Belgium demands refinancing of healthcare

Participants in the rally held on September 13 denounced the commodification of healthcare and demanded massive refinancing of health services in the country through investments in infrastructure

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