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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

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

Ministers play hide-and-seek in Indian parliament over Pegasus

Replies in India’s parliament by two ministers ducked the question whether a government agency used the spyware Pegasus to hack citizens phones

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

Assange Westminster court denies Assange’s request to postpone extradition proceedings

Assange’s lawyers sought a delay in proceedings on a US extradition request, citing new developments in the case. The judge, however, refused and said the hearing would begin on February 25, 2020

Chelsea Manning Chelsea Manning to spend another 400 days in prison

A federal judge dismissed Manning’s plea for a hearing on the sanctions that were imposed on her by the court for refusing to testify in the Wikileaks’ espionage case.

Ecuadorians protest possible US military base in Galápagos Islands

Ecuadorian president Lenín Moreno has tried to settle the controversy and denied the possibility of a foreign military base in the country

UK Home Office certifies US extradition request for Assange

The Home Secretary’s certification of the extradition puts the final decision to be taken on Assange’s extradition to British courts. He is under indictment in the US over charges worth a total of 175 years of imprisonment

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