As the extradition to the United States looms large for the Wikileaks founder, progressive figures, movements and supporters have renewed calls for his release
If extradited Assange will face a federal grand jury in the US for 18 counts of charges, 17 of which are under the Espionage Act for a maximum prison sentence of 175 years.
Today we look at the severe hunger crisis and rising casualties in Yemen, the denial of Julian Assange’s appeal against his extradition, and more
Assange’s lawyers are preparing to fight the case once again at the district court, on grounds that were previously raised by not considered. The Home Office decision will come after this
The Wikileaks founder who has spent more than 1,000 days in a British prison fighting extradition to the United States, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the third time
What is the media not telling you about the US’ dangerous persecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange?
Assange is being indicted in the US under the infamous Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and faces a total 18 federal criminal charges, including espionage and cybercrimes, which together carry a maximum sentence of 175 years
The high court has certified only one ground of appeal, leaving Julian Assange’s defense team 14 days to file for permission to appeal at the UK supreme court
As a US extradition looms over Julian Assange and the Wikileaks founder continues to remain in prison without charge, we compile a list of the most important facets of his case that mainstream media often overlooked
Gabriel Shipton, Julian Assange’s brother, talks about the order passed by the high court in the UK allowing Assange to be extradited to the US.
Independent media projects from across the globe stand with journalist Julian Assange whose persecution by the US represents an attack on press freedom everywhere
What was truly shocking in Friday’s British court verdict, writes John Pilger, was that the judges showed no hesitation in sending Julian Assange to his death, living or otherwise. They offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonized over legalities or even basic morality