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
Assange is currently being indicted in the US for publishing leaked documents on US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq, under the infamous Espionage Act.
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
On January 4, a UK court will decide whether or not Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, to face charges of espionage and cybercrimes. Here’s a look at the history of his extradition case
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
The ex-president’s letter published on Monday September 21 in The Guardian warned about the risks of Assange’s extradition to the US
The extradition hearings of Julian Assange continued on Tuesday with British lawyer Clive Stafford Smith and journalism professor Mark Feldstein testifying. When Assange termed a prosecution argument nonsense, the judge gave him a warning
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.
The legal team representing Assange has stated that they will be filing a bail application for Julian Assange on Wednesday over concerns of Coronavirus spread in prison
A visit to Belmarsh maximum-security 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.
The US Department of Justice has filed 17 new charges against the Wikileaks founder, raising questions about free press and civil liberties