UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has written an open letter to US president Donald Trump, becoming the latest in a chorus of voices calling for a pardon for Assange
The French government introduced a bill which grants more autonomy to local police, expands use of surveillance drones and portable cameras by police patrols, and makes illegal the dissemination of images where police officers can be identified
Protests took place across France to oppose the recently introduced Global Security bill. This bill criminalizes filming on-duty police officers if they are identifiable and if harm is intended.
Basma Mostafa was arrested when she went to cover protests following the alleged murder of a man in a police raid last week. Media reports say she has been accused of spreading false news and joining a terrorist organization
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
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 Australian journalist faces 18 charges from the United States and could be sent to the country to be sentenced
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
The presiding judge Vanessa Baraitser denied dozens of political and civil society monitors remote access to the proceedings
On the anniversary of the assassination of journalist Gauri Lankesh by religious extremists in India, her sister Kavitha Lankesh talks about her legacy
Julian Assange’s lawyers have decried the move as “potentially abusive” and an attempt to delay the extradition hearings until after the elections
Senior Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, known for his harsh criticism against the Pakistani military and the ruling dispensation headed by prime minister Imran Khan, was attacked by unidentified persons back in September 2017, as well