Julian Assange
Julian Assange case: 4 things that the media doesn’t tell you

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

What Assange’s prosecution means for all of us

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.

Stand up for Assange, stand up for press freedom

Independent media projects from across the globe stand with journalist Julian Assange whose persecution by the US represents an attack on press freedom everywhere

The judicial kidnapping of Julian Assange

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

“How can it be fair to extradite Julian to the very country which plotted to kill him?”

London’s High Court passed an order permitting the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the US. Here are some reactions from activists and human rights defenders following this judgement.

U.S. appeal to extradite Julian Assange upheld by UK High Court and other stories

Today we look at the UK High Court ruling allowing Julian Assange’s extradition to the US, the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Nicaragua, and more

Julian Assange extradition On Human Rights’ Day, UK court permits extradition of Julian Assange to US

The British High Court’s decision overturns the January decision by the district judge that found that extraditing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange would be “oppressive”. Rights advocates and Assange’s supporters and family strongly condemned the High Court’s decision

Why Julian Assange’s inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all

John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time

Assange appeals hearing Julian Assange’s lawyers yet again expose inconsistencies in US arguments during appeals hearing

While the prosecution representing the US tried to discredit the district judge who denied the extradition request, the defense brought up the CIA’s plans to assassinate Assange before moving to prosecute him

Ahead of appeals hearing, rights groups reiterate demand for Assange’s release

During the appeals hearing, the US will challenge the decision of a lower court to deny the extradition of Julian Assange. Rights groups have called the prosecution of Assange an attack on press freedom

CIA Report reveals CIA debated possible kidnapping and assassination of Assange

A recent investigative news report revealed plans by the CIA, under Trump-era director Mike Pompeo, floating the idea of either kidnapping or possibly assassinating Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

CIA reportedly planned to kill Assange as revenge for Vault 7 leak

This was after Wikileaks published the Vault 7 files. According to media reports, discussions about kidnapping and even killing Assange took place at the”highest levels” of the Trump administration

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