Julian Assange
julian Julian Assange’s battle for justice

We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.

Assange update Assange’s 12-minute hearing presents a grim picture of judicial indifference

Assange’s legal team denounced a series of irregularities in his preliminary hearing held on January 13 and expressed concern over his health

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Chelsea Manning’s unwavering grit

In this episode, we look at the latest developments in the case of Chelsea Manning, struggle for the release of Nicoletta Dosio in Italy and the ongoing protests in India against the recently passed discriminatory citizenship law.

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning

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Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power

Doctors worldwide demand Assange be moved to a hospital

Doctors from eight countries around the world demand Assange be moved to a hospital over concerns of his deteriorating health

Thousands protest US attempts to extradite Julian Assange in London

Thousands attended The ‘Don’t Extradite Assange’ rally in London on November 5 to protest US attempts to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Assange Hundreds take part in ‘Don’t Extradite Assange’ rally in London

The rally featured several celebrities and progressive activists advocating for Assange’s release, along with his father John Shipton, who also addressed the crowds

Assange in court

Historian and former diplomat Craig Murray describes the farcical proceedings at a Westminster court on October 21 when a judge summarily dismissed a request by Julian Assange’s legal team for more time to prepare for the case

Andrew Wilkie Parliamentary group formed in Australia to advocate for Assange’s return

The Bring Assange Home Parliamentary Group currently comprises 11 MPs from across party lines. Most of them have argued that the extradition of Assange would be an attack on Australia’s sovereignty

Assange Westminster court denies Assange’s request to postpone extradition proceedings

Assange’s lawyers sought a delay in proceedings on a US extradition request, citing new developments in the case. The judge, however, refused and said the hearing would begin on February 25, 2020

Australian political leaders oppose extradition of Assange to the US

Two legislators voiced concerns about Australian sovereignty in the Assange case and have demanded that the government oppose any attempt at extradition

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