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.
Manning was released after the 62-day term of the grand jury expired. She has been summoned again to testify against Assange.
Actor Pamela Anderson and WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson met the organization’s founder, Julian Assange, at Belmarsh prison on May 7
Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail on May 1 for jumping bail. He faces an extradition hearing to the United States towards the ends of May
In this episode, we look into the Palestinian political prisoner’s hunger strike, attack on South Africa’s Shack-dweller movement and solidarity messages by activists across the globe for Julian Assange.