Persecution of whistleblowers
UN Special Rapporteur’s book on Julian Assange lays bare a decade-long witchhunt

Nils Melzer’s The Trial of Julian Assange details how the whistleblower was “persecuted and abused for exposing the dirty secrets of the powerful, including war crimes, torture and corruption”

The many trials of Australian whistleblower David McBride

Whistleblower David McBride, who revealed details of possible war crimes by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan, faces a trial in September. He talks about the legal campaign against him

Julian Assange Progressive voices demand Assange’s release on third year of his imprisonment

As the extradition to the United States looms large for the Wikileaks founder, progressive figures, movements and supporters have renewed calls for his release 

UN warns of rising child casualties, worsening hunger in Yemen war and other stories

Today we look at the severe hunger crisis and rising casualties in Yemen, the denial of Julian Assange’s appeal against his extradition, and more

UK court rejects Assange’s appeal against extradition, Home Office to have final say

Assange’s lawyers are preparing to fight the case once again at the district court, on grounds that were previously raised by not considered. The Home Office decision will come after this

UK Court allows Assange to appeal US extradition in Supreme Court and other stories

Today we look at a ruling granting Julian Assange the right to appeal against his extradition, the constitutional crisis in the Honduran Congress, and more

Assange extradition UK High Court allows Julian Assange to appeal against extradition but on limited grounds

The high court has certified only one ground of appeal, leaving Julian Assange’s defense team 14 days to file for permission to appeal at the UK supreme court

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.

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

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

How has the US changed since 9/11?

20 years after the September 11 attacks, what has the United States turned into? What has been the impact of the forever wars domestically, and what kind of political and economic crises have beset the country? Eugene Puryear analyzes the US today

Daniel Hale sentenced to prison for exposing war crimes

Documents released by Daniel Hale exposed that during one five-month period of the operation, civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes.

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