Persecution of whistleblowers
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.

Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months for exposing US drones program and kill list

Daniel Hale released a total of 17 documents which revealed that civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes

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.

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