Julian Assange extradition trial
A day in the death of British justice

Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris

UK court allows US to expand grounds of appeal against Assange; family raises concerns

The new and expanded appeal will have prosecutors representing the United States challenge medical assessments by an expert witness that were the grounds to deny extradition of the Wikileaks founder

Protests demand the release of Julian Assange in the UK

Two judges agreed to grant the U.S. authorities permission to expand their grounds of appealing the decision to block the extradition on Wednesday.

UK court allows US appeal on Assange’s extradition on limited grounds

Prosecutors said judge Vanessa Baraitser erred in determining what could be “oppressive conditions” in case Assange is extradited. They claimed she did not give the US enough opportunity to give “assurances” over her concerns about harsh prison conditions

Two years of Assange’s imprisonment

Assange is being indicted in the US under the infamous Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. He faces a total 18 federal criminal charges, including espionage and cybercrimes, which together carry a maximum sentence of 175 years.

Julian Assange verdict: Good day for human rights, bad day for journalism

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

A victory for Assange but long battle ahead

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.

Verdict in Julian Assange’s extradition case to be delivered on Monday

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

Anti-imperialists around the world extend solidarity for Assange

Solidarity actions will be taken around the world by anti-imperialist groups to demand an “end to the inhuman conditions” on International Human Rights Day

On Human Rights Day, a global call to #FreeAssange

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

Major COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison, Assange’s family raise alarm

According to Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, at least 56 inmates were found to be infected in the block where he is held. Assange, along with nearly 200 other inmates of his house block, had been under lockdown since November 18

The call to free Julian Assange echoes around the world

Ahead of and during the extradition hearings for Julian Assange, political leaders, activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have condemned the prosecution and demanded the dropping of charges

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