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Stand up for Assange, stand up for press freedom

Independent media projects from across the globe stand with journalist Julian Assange whose persecution by the US represents an attack on press freedom everywhere

‘Residential Revolt’ for affordable, safe housing in the Netherlands and other stories

Today we look at protests in the Netherlands to demand affordable social housing, renewed protests against right-wing President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador, and more

Venezuela condemns illegal kidnapping of envoy Alex Saab

Following Saab’s extradition, Venezuela announced that it was suspending its participation in the dialogue process with the opposition in Mexico

Extradition of Alex Saab: US takes effort to starve Venezuelans to new lows

Venezuelan official Alex Saab was arrested over a year ago in Cape Verde and in March 2021 the country’s Supreme Court approved his extradition to the United States

Assange release request Australia MPs Australian MPs call for Assange’s release from UK prison

MPs who are part of a pro-Assange parliamentary group have called for his release from the Belmarsh prison in the UK over concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 in prisons

Doctors worldwide demand Assange be moved to a hospital

Doctors from eight countries around the world demand Assange be moved to a hospital over concerns of his deteriorating health

Assange Hundreds take part in ‘Don’t Extradite Assange’ rally in London

The rally featured several celebrities and progressive activists advocating for Assange’s release, along with his father John Shipton, who also addressed the crowds

Andrew Wilkie Parliamentary group formed in Australia to advocate for Assange’s return

The Bring Assange Home Parliamentary Group currently comprises 11 MPs from across party lines. Most of them have argued that the extradition of Assange would be an attack on Australia’s sovereignty

Activists condemn Assange’s prison sentence, demand his release

Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail on May 1 for jumping bail. He faces an extradition hearing to the United States towards the ends of May

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