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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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Craig Murray on Julian Assange: “I have no confidence whatsoever in the British justice system”

May 31, 2019           |                                       

“I have no confidence whatsoever in the British justice system” says Craig Murray after Wikileaks are ‘gravely concerned’ over sharp decline in Julian Assange’s health. [embedded content] The RT network now consists of three global news channels broadcasting in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Read other articles by RT, or visit RT’s website. This article was […]

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Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair In my article, Avoiding Assange, a month ago, right after the first US indictment was issued, I addressed two diversionary arguments that I knew would be used by those who want to hide their complicity with American imperialism under leftish cover—that is, those who don’t want to be seen as […]

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Julian Assange is in Belmarsh Prison hospital after his Swedish lawyer said he was too ill to carry on a conversation. Join us live for a discussion of the latest. The 32nd webcast vigil for Julian Assange can be seen here starting on Friday at 4 pm US Eastern time, 9 PM in London, 10 […]

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Lenin Moreno was desperate to ingratiate his government with Washington and distract the public from his mounting scandals, writes the Grayzone’s Denis Rogatyuk. Police ejecting Assange from embassy, April 11, 2019. (YouTube) By Denis Rogatyuk Grayzone The images of six Metropolitan police officers dragging Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London have enraged […]

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The European Parliament Tuesday held a fiery debate on Julian Assange’s fate. Some MEPs argued the matter had no place in their body, others said human rights & press freedom were fundamental European issues. Video by Cathy Vogan. Watch the 27-minute debate on Assange here, captured from the plenary session by Cathy Vogan for Consortium […]

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That is a question one might pose to people who are celebrating the arrest of Julian Assange. The arrest of WikiLeakers founder Julian Assange on April 11 has been met with celebration by politicians and media figures and with howls of laughter from late-night comics. Here’s Hillary Clinton’s response: [embedded content] Here is The Daily […]

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Photograph Source Elekhh – CC BY-SA 3.0 Will someone please explain to me why Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a hero for violating laws sustaining the system of racial discrimination, while Julian Assange is considered a villain for violating laws sustaining the system of imperial war? Democratic Party bigwigs are celebrating the arrest of […]

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Craig Murray asks you to imagine Western media reaction if a Russian opposition politician were dragged out by armed police, and within three hours convicted on a political charge by a patently biased judge. By Craig Murray CraigMurray.org.uk Both Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange are now in jail, both over offenses related to the publication […]

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Assange and the Cowardice of Power

April 14, 2019           |                                       

Donald Trump has never heard of WikiLeaks, the publishing organization whose work he repeatedly and unequivocally touted during the 2016 election campaign. “I know nothing about WikiLeaks,” he told reporters after Julian Assange was illegally arrested, after being illegally detained for seven years, in London. “It’s not my thing and I know there is something […]

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Why Julian Assange Matters for the Freedom of the Press

April 13, 2019           |                                       

There is no one issue that unites those of us on the left so firmly with the right as the topic of freedom of the press. And the case of Julian Assange, Wikileaks co-founder, encapsulates perfectly this dilemma that seems to have many drinking the Kool-Aid of Russiagate which seems to have an endless season […]

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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 Gray Lady now seems to be against to press freedom, writes James Howard Kunstler. By James Howard Kunstler Clusterfuck Nation And so now Julian Assange of Wikileaks has been dragged out of his “sanctuary” in the London embassy of Ecuador for failing to clean his cat’s litter box. Have you ever cleaned a litter […]

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SEP (Australia) rallies demand freedom for Julian Assange By our reporters 13 April 2019 The Socialist Equality Party (Australia) held rallies in Sydney and Melbourne yesterday, opposing the illegal termination of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s political asylum and calling for a mass movement of workers and young people to secure his freedom. The protests were […]

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