We take a look at a brief timeline of events that resulted in the situation Assange faces today.
As the extradition hearings of Julian Assange resume, we take a long at the continuous persecution he and Chelsea Manning have had to face for standing up to US imperialism and exposing its war crimes
Reporters Without Borders has called on the British government to respect press freedom and human rights in Assange’s trial and not comply with the US extradition request
Manning has been under almost continuous judicial sanctions since April 2019, for twice refusing to testify before a grand jury in the Wikileaks investigations case. UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer, has noted that the sanctions against her amount to torture and coercion
The whistleblower who brought to light US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq has been in judicial remand for refusing to testify in the indictment of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
Assange has been detained at the high-security Belmarsh prison in accordance with the ruling by a local judge in London, while he awaits the conclusion of his extradition trial
We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.
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.
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
Doctors from eight countries around the world demand Assange be moved to a hospital over concerns of his deteriorating health
The rally featured several celebrities and progressive activists advocating for Assange’s release, along with his father John Shipton, who also addressed the crowds