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A History Of The Espionage Act And How it Ensnared Julian Assange

If the U.S. wins its appeal, Julian Assange will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom. From its earliest years the United States has found ways to deny the rights of a free press when it […]

Julian Assange Supporters Hold Vigils

Above photo: A banner in Belgium’s capital Brussels calling for Julian Assange to be released. Small vigils have been held in cities across the world to mark the second anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being detained in prison after he was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Supporters demanding his release joined events […]

April 11: Global Day Of Action For Julian Assange

By Assange Defense. April 7, 2021 | Resist!, Slider Above photo: A supporter of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange wearing a Donald Trump face mask holds a placard outside Australia House in central London against Assange’s extradition to the United States where he will face espionage charges. The extradition trial hearing will be held at Woolwich Crown Court […]

Pope sends Julian Assange personal message to his jail cell, partner says

Pope Francis has conveyed a personal message to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains incarcerated in a British maximum security prison battling possible extradition to the US, the publisher’s partner has said. The “kind, personal message” from the head of the Catholic Church was delivered to Assange’s cell by a prison priest, Stella Moris told […]

Julian Assange Wins 2020 Gary Webb Freedom Of The Press Award

Above photo: Accepting the Freedom of Expression award, 2008. Index on Censorship. Updated: Imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has been awarded Consortium News’ 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award for courage in the face of an unprecedented attack on press freedom. Julian Assange, the imprisoned and maligned publisher of WikiLeaks, has been awarded the 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of […]

‘Enough Is Enough’, Says Julian Assange’s Father

Above photo: The tour launch in Melbourne. John Shipton has started an eight-city speaking tour — the Home Run 4 Julian tour — in defence of his son Julian Assange who is still languishing in Belmarsh Prison. The protest tour was launched on February 26 outside the State Library of Victoria. Shipton will travel through regional centres […]

Letter: On The Matter Of Assange’s Lawyers Considering A Cross Appeal

Above photo: The Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand, home to the High Court in London. Sjiong, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons. If this happens, the hearing at the High Court in London will acquire epochal importance. Julian Assange’s lawyers are considering bringing a cross appeal to the High Court in London disputing parts of District […]

The Atrocious Prosecution Of Julian Assange

Above photo:  Ivan Radic – CC BY 2.0. What do Biden and Trump have in common? (Aside from jerking Iran around over the nuclear treaty, proclaiming support for a phony, unelected pretender to the Venezuelan presidency, Juan Guaido, and posturing aggressively toward China?) Both Biden and Trump support the utterly baseless Espionage Act case against journalist […]

Biden Admin Says It Will Continue Trump DOJ’s Extradition Of Julian Assange

It comes as no surprise that President Biden doesn’t plan to let up on the US pursuit of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, after widespread hopes and expectations that Trump was going to pardon Assange during his last days in office, which didn’t happen. Despite the US losing its push in a London court for the UK […]

Biden Administration To Seek Extradition Of Julian Assange

Above photo: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain February 5, 2016. Reuters/Peter Nicholls. Washington, DC – President Joe Biden’s administration plans to continue to seek to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States to face hacking conspiracy […]

Press Freedom Groups Call On DOJ To Drop Assange Charges

Above photo: Rally outside the Department of Justice, Jan. 26, 2021. Two dozen major human rights and press freedom organizations are calling on the new Department of Justice to drop the charges against Julian Assange. The cosigners have written to Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson in a letter warning that “the proceedings against Mr. Assange jeopardize journalism that is […]

Julian Assange supporters urge Joe Biden to drop prosecution saying Trump was ‘opposed to free press’

Media freedom groups and supporters of Julian Assange have asked the Biden administration to drop the US’s pursuit of the WikiLeaks’ founder, saying Donald Trump was opposed to the idea of a “free press”. In their first appeal to the US government since Joe Biden became president less than three weeks ago, more than 20 […]

Assange extradition: Justice denied or just delayed?

In what seemed like an increasingly rare bit of good news, on Monday, January 4th, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled against extraditing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States. The Australian, 49, faces charges that could result in up to 175 years in prison, most of them under the country’s […]

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and Australia’s Complicity

Australia’s Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, said little in the statement from her department, which was a good thing, as it might have been dangerously useful.  The finding of a UK court on whether Julian Assange would be extradited to the United States was made “on the grounds of his mental health and consequent suicide risk.”  […]

The Assange saga: Practicing real journalism is criminally insane

January 07, 2021 By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times Synchronicity is definitely fond of mirror wonderwalls. The Julian Assange saga seemed to have entered a new chapter as he was, in thesis, on his way to – conditional – freedom this past Monday, only one day after the first anniversary of […]

 The US and UK may not will Assange’s death, but everything they are doing makes it more likely

There was a hope in some quarters after Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled on Monday against an application to extradite Julian Assange to the US, where he faced being locked away for the rest of his life, that she might finally be changing tack. Washington has wanted Assange permanently silenced and made an example of – […]

Assange Denied Bail. Campaigning For Freedom and Justice – Global Research

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Julian Assange Is Denied Bail By London Court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been denied bail today following Monday’s verdict in his battle to against extradition from Britain to the United States. NOTE: The Courage Foundation writes: “Two days after blocking Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser has denied Assange’s bail application, keeping him in custody at HMP Belmarsh while […]

Assange’s Case Poses A Challenge To Biden’s DOJ If It Appeals Court’s Decision

Assange’s Case Poses A Challenge To Biden’s DOJ If It Appeals Court’s Decision Above photo: Supporters Julian Assange outside the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) in London, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is trialled and is facing a possible extradited to the United States. Justin Griffiths-Williams. A British court’s decision not to extradite WikiLeaks founder […]

Julian Assange Denied Bail By British Court

A British court ruled on Wednesday to deny bail to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange. Assange is now forced to remain at the high-security Belmarsh prison in London while lawyers for the US justice department try to secure his extradition from Britain. The ruling comes just two days after the same judge refused to allow his […]

UK Judge Denies Bail For WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

A U.K. judge on Wednesday denied bail for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he avoided being extradited to the United States. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser made the ruling at Westminster Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, citing the U.S. government’s appeal against a decision to block his extradition. “I am satisfied that there are substantial grounds for […]

Mexico Ready To Offer Assange Asylum, President Lopez Obrador Says

Mexico Ready To Offer Assange Asylum, President Lopez Obrador Says Activist Post / Activist Post By Tyler Durden On the day that a UK judge ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can’t be extradited to the United States, saying his health would be in jeopardy under the harsher, severe conditions of US federal supermax prison, […]

“It’s not as bad as Iwo Jima, I suppose”: The Julian Assange Extradition Verdict

The barrister-brewed humour of Edward Fitzgerald QC, one of the solid and stout figures defending a certain Julian Assange of WikiLeaks at the Old Bailey in London, was understandable.  Time had worn and wearied the parties, none more so than his client.  Fitzgerald had asked for water, but then mused that its absence could hardly […]

The Struggle To Free Julian Assange Is Not Finished

On January 4, 2021, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser gave a ruling wherein she blocked Julian Assange’s extradition to the US under Section 91 of UK’s Extradition Act (EA) 2003, citing health reasons.  The US government has decided to appeal this decision. Section 91 of EA 2003 prohibits extradition if “the physical or mental condition of the person is such […]

‘Victory for Julian”: UK blocks WikiLeaks founder Assange extradition to US on espionage charges

[embedded content] In a stunning decision, a British judge has blocked the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, saying he would not be safe in a U.S. prison due to his deteriorated mental state. In 2019, Assange was indicted in the United States on 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act […]

Assange: Judge Denies United States’ Extradition Request

Assange: Judge Denies United States’ Extradition Request Above photo: Mr Assange’s partner, lawyer Stella Moris, said “today’s victory is a first step towards justice.” PA Media. Citing harsh federal prison conditions in the United States, a British district court judge rejected the United States government’s extradition request against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Judge Vanessa Baraitser […]

VICTORY: Assange Could Be Freed ‘Within One Week’ – Bombshell Report

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could walk free from jail within the next week following his extraordinary victory in court today. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled at the Old Bailey on Monday that due to the real risk of suicide, Assange must not be extradited to the United States by “reason of mental health”. Following the […]

Assange wins. The cost: the crushing of press freedom

The unexpected decision by Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny a US demand to extradite Julian Assange, foiling efforts to send him to a US super-max jail for the rest of his life, is a welcome legal victory, but one swamped by larger lessons that should disturb us deeply. Those who campaigned so vigorously to keep […]

Julian Assange WON’T Be Extradicted To US Rules British Judge

The Facts: 50 percent of healthcare workers and hospital staff in Riverside County are refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Reflect On: Why are those who have concerns with vaccine safety ridiculed and labelled as anti-vax conspiracy theorists? Why are the concerns never really acknowledged or addressed? Is the COVID vaccine even able to stop/prevent […]

Assange Wins Case Against Extradition To US

Chinese state media once again attacked diversity of opinion in the US to promote the Communist state’s brand of global authoritarianism, this time reviewing the Presidential debate between Trump and Biden, and noting that Americans must be “disappointed.” Suddenly appearing to become television critics, China’s Global Times on Wednesday described the debate as “full of personal […]

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