Freedom of Expression
Assange is a champion of the cause of freedom, says Brazil’s Lula in letter

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 trial of Julian Assange: Week 2

The second week of the trial portion of the extradition hearings of Julian Assange concluded on Friday. Witnesses highlighted the political nature of the US charges and the contributions of Assange and WikiLeaks

CIA torture survivor testifies that cable leaks were crucial to securing redressal

Today’s testimonies reinforced the defense’s argument that the revelations made by Wikileaks has been in the interest of the public and often crucial to securing justice for US crimes

Trial Week 1: Witnesses state Assange did nothing illegal

In the first week of Julian Assange’s extradition trial in London, witnesses sought to bring out the political nature of the prosecution against Assange.

The trial of Assange, Day 2: Guantanamo and a warning

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

Trial for Assange’s extradition resumes in London

The presiding judge Vanessa Baraitser denied dozens of political and civil society monitors remote access to the proceedings

Due to US coercive measures, DirecTV’s operations suspended in Venezuela

The transmission of more than 300 TV and radio channels has been suspended, affecting the right to information of millions of Venezuelans

Facebook deletes Palestinian accounts Facebook deletes dozens of Palestinian activists’ accounts

Critics accuse Facebook of siding with the Israeli occupation and blocking the Palestinians’ right to freedom of expression and resistance in the past as well

Prashant Kanojia Indian journalist who was arrested for a tweet gets bail

Prashant Kanojia was held on June 8 for tweeting a video which referred to Adityanath, the Hindu nationalist priest who is the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation raided over reports exposing war crimes in Afghanistan

The police raided the channel with a warrant that gave them powers to “add, copy, delete or alter” material in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s computers

“A fight is on to save Assange’s life”

Actor Pamela Anderson and WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson met the organization’s founder, Julian Assange, at Belmarsh prison on May 7

Ola Bini Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy and others ask Swedish PM to step up support for Ola Bini

The letter by activists, intellectuals and software developers calls on the Swedish government to intercede on the behalf of Ola Bini to ensure the release of the privacy activist

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