Persecution of whistleblowers
Julian Assange’s bail plea denied

A UK judge turned down the bail application of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange despite concerns raised by the defense about his health and the conditions at Belmarsh prison

Julian Assange verdict: Good day for human rights, bad day for journalism

Renata Avila talks about the verdict in the Julian Assange extradition trial. She says that while it was historic in being the first positive verdict from UK courts in 10 years, the implications for journalism are dangerous due to the statements the judge made

Verdict in Julian Assange’s extradition case to be delivered on Monday

On January 4, a UK court will decide whether or not Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, to face charges of espionage and cybercrimes. Here’s a look at the history of his extradition case

Calls for Assange's release UN expert joins calls for presidential pardon for Assange

UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has written an open letter to US president Donald Trump, becoming the latest in a chorus of voices calling for a pardon for Assange

On Human Rights Day, a global call to #FreeAssange

Organizations and militants across the world are writing to the UK government with the demand to free Julian Assange who has been lodged in Belmarsh prison for months

Major COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison, Assange’s family raise alarm

According to Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, at least 56 inmates were found to be infected in the block where he is held. Assange, along with nearly 200 other inmates of his house block, had been under lockdown since November 18

If Julian Is Guilty So Am I: Roger Waters

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

The trials of Julian Assange

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

Julian Assange and the heavy price of exposing US imperialist crimes

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

Fresh indictment against Assange in US Assange faces second indictment by US on charges of recruiting hacktivists

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will face a fresh indictment on charges of having “hired” and “conspired” with hacktivist groups, including Anonymous, LulzSec, and “a famous teenage hacker in Australia”

Julian Assange’s bail plea denied

Julian Assange’s defense team had moved a bail application in light of fears of a COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison. The Wikileaks founder has been in judicial custody in the prison since September 2019

Assange bail application Covid UK Assange’s defense team to apply for bail over concerns of COVID-19 spread in prison

The legal team representing Assange has stated that they will be filing a bail application for Julian Assange on Wednesday over concerns of Coronavirus spread in prison

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