The trial against Ola Bini, Swedish software developer and digital rights activist, resumed on May 16. His trial only began in January this year after years of delays
The final leg of the trial against Swedish software developer Ola Bini started in a criminal court in Quito on Monday, resuming proceedings from an earlier three-day session in January. The ongoing trial comes after multiple delays and documented due process violations since Bini’s arrest in 2019
Bini, digital rights activist and friend of Julian Assange may be sentenced to up to 5 years in prison by an Ecuadorian court
Whistleblower David McBride, who revealed details of possible war crimes by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan, faces a trial in September. He talks about the legal campaign against him
The Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London passed the order sanctioning Julian Assange’s extradition to the US. The final decision will now be made by Home Secretary Priti Patel of the ruling Conservative government
On the three year anniversary of the imprisonment of Julian Assange, progressive leaders from across the world called for Joe Biden to drop the charges against him
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.
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
Assange has been imprisoned in Belmarsh Prison since 2019, while the United States government has been waging a legal battle to fight for his extradition.
Vijay Prashad delivers a moving address on the horrors of war, hunger and the necessity of fighting for peace for all
The upcoming Belmarsh Tribunal in New York coincides with with the date of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by the US in occupied parts of Cuba