Julian Assange
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

Extradition trial concludes, Assange to remain in prison until verdict in January

The trial concluded after 18 days of extensive submissions from experts and witnesses over a range of aspects concerning the persecution of Wikileaks in the US

Witnesses in Assange trial say complete isolation very likely in US

According to witnesses, once extradited, Assange is likely to receive “degrading and desolate” treatment in US prisons, which includes being put under complete isolation

The trial of Julian Assange: Week 3

We take a look at the developments during the third week of the trial portion of the extradition hearings of Julian Assange that is taking place in the United Kingdom

Day 5 of Assange trial: Wikileaks’ publication of Afghan War Logs was basis for ICC case

Today’s witness presented by the defense, Eric Lewis, tried to impress upon the fact that once Assange could be subjected to arbitrary detention methods and highlighted the tremendous contributions of Wikileaks in advancing an ICC investigation of the US

Trial Week 1: Witnesses state Assange did nothing illegal

In the first week of Julian Assange’s extradition trial in London, witnesses sought to bring out the political nature of the prosecution against Assange.

Assange’s trial postponed after suspected COVID-19 exposure

The brief halt in the trial proceedings was prompted after it was revealed that a member of the prosecution team may have been exposed to COVID-19, posing risks to everyone attending

On Day 3 of Assange’s trial, defense builds case to prove political nature of US indictment

The defense presented two witnesses to point out how politically motivated the ongoing prosecution against Assange is and the threat it poses on press freedoms.

The trial of Assange, Day 2: Guantanamo and a warning

The extradition hearings of Julian Assange continued on Tuesday with British lawyer Clive Stafford Smith and journalism professor Mark Feldstein testifying. When Assange termed a prosecution argument nonsense, the judge gave him a warning

If Julian Is Guilty So Am I: Roger Waters

Vijay Prashad talks to musician Roger Waters on the trial of Julian Assange

Trial for Assange’s extradition resumes in London

The presiding judge Vanessa Baraitser denied dozens of political and civil society monitors remote access to the proceedings

The trials of Julian Assange

We take a look at a brief timeline of events that resulted in the situation Assange faces today.

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