US war crimes
Vijay Prashad: “War itself is a crime”

Vijay Prashad delivers a moving address on the horrors of war, hunger and the necessity of fighting for peace for all

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

‘We have to reexamine the legality of US drone wars’

Newly declassified Pentagon documents revealed the scale of devastation caused by flawed US intelligence as US forces bombed across various countries in West Asia.

Why Julian Assange’s inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all

John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time

US in talks to compensate migrant families separated at the border and other stories

Today we look at a 4,000 member migrant caravan in Mexico and conditions at the border, Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in the UK, and more

Mapping Faultlines: The politics, economics and technology of US sanctions

Newsclick’s editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the way in which the US uses sanctions as a political tool against a host of countries

CIA reportedly planned to kill Assange as revenge for Vault 7 leak

This was after Wikileaks published the Vault 7 files. According to media reports, discussions about kidnapping and even killing Assange took place at the”highest levels” of the Trump administration

A day in the death of British justice

Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris

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

As Daniel Hale awaits sentencing, US military-industrial complex faces scrutiny

Hale and his supporters have argued that his actions were justified as it exposed atrocities committed through the US drone warfare, as he faces what could be the longest prison term for a whistleblower

Extradition trial concludes, Assange to remain in prison until verdict in January

The trial concluded after 18 days of extensive submissions from experts and witnesses over a range of aspects concerning the persecution of Wikileaks in the US

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