We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.
In this episode, we look at the latest developments in the case of Chelsea Manning, struggle for the release of Nicoletta Dosio in Italy and the ongoing protests in India against the recently passed discriminatory citizenship law.
Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning
Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power
Historian and former diplomat Craig Murray describes the farcical proceedings at a Westminster court on October 21 when a judge summarily dismissed a request by Julian Assange’s legal team for more time to prepare for the case
A visit to Belmarsh maximum-security prison
The US government has demanded the proceeds from the sale of Edward Snowden’s memoir, Permanent Record, claiming that he violated non-disclosure agreements
A federal judge dismissed Manning’s plea for a hearing on the sanctions that were imposed on her by the court for refusing to testify in the Wikileaks’ espionage case.
Ola Bini joined Peoples Dispatch for an interview to talk about the case being made against him by the Ecuadorian government, and the 70 days he spent in prison without any charges or evidence being presented against him.
Vijay Prashad writes about the plight of his friend Ola BIni who has been unjustly imprisoned in Ecuador since April 2019
The US Department of Justice has filed 17 new charges against the Wikileaks founder, raising questions about free press and civil liberties
Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.