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Detained Pakistani Journalist Wazir Released

May 31, 2019           |                                       

Pakistani journalist Gohar Wazir has been released from custody and returned home on May 31. Wazir told RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal that he was detained by security personnel in plainclothes on May 27 in the town of Bannu after reporting on a protest by a group campaigning against perceived brutality by security forces against ethnic Pashtuns. […]

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Assange Hospitalized, “dagger in journalist hearts” – George Galloway

May 31, 2019           |                                       

The attorney of WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange’s has revealed that he was too ill to appear in a video chat for his extradition hearing. Assange has spent the past seven weeks at Belmarsh prison, where his health has continued to deteriorate. The WikiLeaks founder faces extradition to the US over “espionage” charges dating […]

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Julian Assange was arrested inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on April 11. The Australian-born co-founder of Wikileaks had been trapped in the building since 2012 after taking refuge there. He was immediately found guilty of failing to surrender to a British court, and was taken to Belmarsh prison. An extradition to the United States […]

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Russia warns Bolton: “Monroe Doctrine” Remarks are Insulting to Latin America

April 20, 2019           |                                       

What is the ‘Monroe Doctrine’? In brief, it is a document which defines the entire Western Hemisphere as a ‘backyard’ of the United States. It ‘philosophically’ justifies Washington’s neo-colonialism, and the most barbaric coups it has been triggering, as well as covered and open interventions in the Caribbean, and in Central and South America. And […]

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(Photo: Screengrab) If the circumstances surrounding the seizure of Mr Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy in London are correctly viewed, that is compared to appropriately comparable phenomena, then what we have is an audacious daylight act of state terrorism, comparable to the routines developed in Vietnam during the war the US waged against that […]

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The indictment of Julian Assange unsealed today by the Trump Justice Department poses grave threats to press freedoms, not only in the U.S. but around the world. The charging document and accompanying extradition request from the U.S. Government, used by the U.K. police to arrest Assange once Ecuador officially withdrew its asylum protection, seeks to criminalize […]

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“This is the first indictment of a journalist and editor or publisher…And if it’s successful it will not be the last.” The post Daniel Ellsberg On Assange Arrest: The Beginning of the End For Press Freedom appeared first on The Real News Network.

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In leaked court testimony, Assange denounces his illegal detention By Oscar Grenfell 9 April 2019 On Sunday, Cassandra Fairbanks, an online journalist, published an article containing previously unreleased testimony from Julian Assange at a court hearing last October. The WikiLeaks founder and his lawyers had issued a legal challenge, seeking an urgent injunction to block […]

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Mexico to Spain and Vatican: Apologize for your Crimes!

April 7, 2019           |                                       

Several years ago, the renowned linguist and thinker, Noam Chomsky, asked me, point blank, as we were working on our book: On Western Terrorism – From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare: “Do you think it is possible that most of Europeans really don’t know about crimes their countries committed all over the world?” “They don’t know… […]

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When someone says “Assange isn’t a journalist”, they aren’t telling you what Assange is. They’re showing you who they are, says Caitlin Johnstone. Plus Ray McGovern answered the question on CNN nine years ago. By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com As discussed Saturday, whenever Julian Assange is in the news and people are defending him you always […]

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Defend Julian Assange! Statement of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) 6 April 2019 The Socialist Equality Party (Australia) condemns the stepped-up preparations to expel Julian Assange from London’s Ecuadorian embassy and to force him into the custody of the British police. WikiLeaks reported yesterday that it had received information, from a source in the Ecuadorian […]

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What exactly is the religious rationale for Israel as a Jewish state? Who better to ask than an America Jewish secular journalist. We can assume that makes our investigative journalist a zionist (90% of Jews support Israel — DV Ed note: This is not a definition of a Zionist), but, as a journalist, and secular, […]

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For a while, all the guns have fallen silent. I am near Idlib, the last stronghold of the terrorists in Syria. The area where the deadliest anti-government fighters, most of them injected into Syria from Turkey, with Saudi, Qatari and Western ‘help’, are literally holed up, ready for the final showdown. Just yesterday, mortars were […]

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