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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

After a year in prison, Chelsea Manning set to be free

Manning has been in prison, under a judicial remand, almost continuously since March 2019 for refusing to testify in the Wikileaks investigation

Manning suicide US Chelsea Manning is recovering following suicide attempt

Manning has been under almost continuous judicial sanctions since April 2019, for twice refusing to testify before a grand jury in the Wikileaks investigations case. UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer, has noted that the sanctions against her amount to torture and coercion

Pro-assange protest Assange’s extradition hearing begins amid massive protests outside court

The formal hearings for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange began on February 24, Monday, within the premises of the high-security Belmarsh prison where he is being held. Large crowds of his supporters gathered outside

Chelsea Manning Chelsea Manning’s legal team files new motion for release

The whistleblower who brought to light US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq has been in judicial remand for refusing to testify in the indictment of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Wikileaks Assange Ahead of Assange’s extradition hearing, Wikileaks’ Twitter account gets locked for several hours

Assange has been detained at the high-security Belmarsh prison in accordance with the ruling by a local judge in London, while he awaits the conclusion of his extradition trial

CIA's operation rubicon How the CIA read secret communications of friends and foes for almost 50 Years

Crypto AG, a Swiss company that dominated the global manufacture and sale of encryption devices for decades after WWII, was a CIA-owned concern.

Ola Bini on privacy, digital rights, and his fight for justice

Privacy rights’ activist and software developer Ola Bini talks about the Ecuadorian government’s case against him, the many human rights violations he has faced, and his struggle for justice. He also talks about the importance of digital human rights and privacy.

Assange update Assange’s 12-minute hearing presents a grim picture of judicial indifference

Assange’s legal team denounced a series of irregularities in his preliminary hearing held on January 13 and expressed concern over his health

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning

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Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power

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