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Julian Assange verdict: Good day for human rights, bad day for journalism

Renata Avila talks about the verdict in the Julian Assange extradition trial. She says that while it was historic in being the first positive verdict from UK courts in 10 years, the implications for journalism are dangerous due to the statements the judge made

Judge turns down plea to extradite Julian Assange to US; bail hearing on Wednesday

Judge Vanessa Baraitser refused the plea to extradite WikiLeaks founder to the US on the grounds that there was a high chance of his committing suicide due to the brutal prison conditions there. She accepted most of the other contentions of the prosecution

Anti-imperialists around the world extend solidarity for Assange

Solidarity actions will be taken around the world by anti-imperialist groups to demand an “end to the inhuman conditions” on International Human Rights Day

On Human Rights Day, a global call to #FreeAssange

Organizations and militants across the world are writing to the UK government with the demand to free Julian Assange who has been lodged in Belmarsh prison for months

Major COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison, Assange’s family raise alarm

According to Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, at least 56 inmates were found to be infected in the block where he is held. Assange, along with nearly 200 other inmates of his house block, had been under lockdown since November 18

Extradition trial concludes, Assange to remain in prison until verdict in January

The trial concluded after 18 days of extensive submissions from experts and witnesses over a range of aspects concerning the persecution of Wikileaks in the US

The trial of Julian Assange: Week 3

We take a look at the developments during the third week of the trial portion of the extradition hearings of Julian Assange that is taking place in the United Kingdom

The trials of Julian Assange

We take a look at a brief timeline of events that resulted in the situation Assange faces today.

Julian Assange and the heavy price of exposing US imperialist crimes

As the extradition hearings of Julian Assange resume, we take a long at the continuous persecution he and Chelsea Manning have had to face for standing up to US imperialism and exposing its war crimes

Julian Assange prison The US is determined to make Julian Assange pay for exposing the cruelty of its war on Iraq

With Julian Assange’s extradition trial set to begin on September 7, Vijay Prashad discusses Assange’s heroic work in exposing US war crimes and the heavy price he has paid for it

Julian Assange called. To talk about the pandemic’s effect on capitalism & politics!

Yanis Varoufakis writes about receiving a call from Julian Assange, who is in Belmarsh prison awaiting a hearing in an extradition appeal by the US.

Julian Assange’s bail plea denied

Julian Assange’s defense team had moved a bail application in light of fears of a COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison. The Wikileaks founder has been in judicial custody in the prison since September 2019

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