Julian Assange
US obfuscates and misrepresents on second day of Assange hearings

On the second day of hearings in the Julian Assange case, US government lawyers repeated debunked theories and attempted to circumvent grave rights concerns raised by the defense

Assange’s last stand

On the first day of Assange’s crucial hearing his defense highlighted the political nature of the US extradition attempt, which is a violation of the UK/US extradition treaty

Australian lawmakers call for Julian Assange’s release ahead of extradition appeal

The motion in parliament, which was supported by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, has called for the return of imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to his family in Australia. Assange is days away from a final court hearing in the UK against his extradition to the US.

Julian Assange approaching five years of imprisonment without conviction

The whistleblowing journalist is currently being held at Britain’s Guantanamo Bay—Belmarsh Prison

rafael-correa-24-2 Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was spied on by Spanish company for CIA

According to El País, private security company UC Global SL spied on Rafael Correa after he left office and passed information about his private meetings to the CIA as well as to his successor Lenín Moreno

The inspiring life and legacy of Daniel Ellsberg

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the legacy of whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who released the Pentagon Papers that exposed the brutality and callousness of the US war in Vietnam

Legendary whistleblower and anti-war activist Daniel Ellsberg passes at 92

The US anti-war movement fondly remembers the former government employee who contributed to the end of the US invasion of Vietnam

Julian Assange Julian Assange prepares for last-ditch legal appeal after UK High Court dismisses plea against extradition

As the Wikileaks founder is brought “dangerously close” to being extradited to the US, Assange and his family will attempt a last-ditch effort with a renewed appeal to the UK High Court

Lula calls for Assange’s release in London, reiterating calls by leaders globally

Speaking to journalists in London, Brazil’s Lula pulled no punches when criticizing the mainstream media’s lack of organized efforts to defend Assange and demand his freedom

We must speak up before the propagandists get their war with China

Where are the voices that speak up against fascism, war, and propaganda, asks renowned journalist John Pilger as he surveys the past decade of dirty tricks perpetrated by the United States and its allies

World Press Freedom Day Tricon On World Press Freedom Day, progressives draw attention to Assange and other journalists under attack

In a Press Freedom Day panel discussion, progressive journalists sought to highlight the ongoing persecution of the WikiLeaks founder and the many ways in which journalists are under attack the world over

The Global South is done waiting for the UN to solve humanity’s challenges

The UN is, and has been for some time, a pretty meaningless institution that merely acts as a useful idiot when the White House decides it has some role to perform in protecting US interests. Many countries of the Global South are now seeing much more value in creating structures that take their interests into account