Chelsea Manning
julian Julian Assange’s battle for justice

We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Chelsea Manning’s unwavering grit

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.

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

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

The most important free press stories of 2019

Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power

Assange in court

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

US government sues Edward Snowden over publication of his memoirs

The US government has demanded the proceeds from the sale of Edward Snowden’s memoir, Permanent Record, claiming that he violated non-disclosure agreements

Chelsea Manning Chelsea Manning to spend another 400 days in prison

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-interview_Peoples-Dispatch Ola Bini: My fight for justice will continue

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.

Ola Bini Vijay Prashad: My friend is in a prison in Ecuador

Vijay Prashad writes about the plight of his friend Ola BIni who has been unjustly imprisoned in Ecuador since April 2019

US to file 17 new charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

The US Department of Justice has filed 17 new charges against the Wikileaks founder, raising questions about free press and civil liberties

Manning faces unprecedented punitive action for refusing to testify

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.

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