Posts Tagged ‘julian’

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.”  […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

UK Judge Says Julian Assange Won’t Be Extradited To The US On Espionage Charges

A British judge has decided that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US to face espionage charges Outside London’s Old Bailey courthouse on Monday morning there were jubilant scenes following Judge Vanessa Baraitser’s decision She acknowledged that Assange suffers from autism, clinical depression and is at risk of self-harm. RT reports: […]

UK Judge Rules WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Can’t Be Extradited To U.S.

A British judge has ruled that Julian Assange can’t be extradited to the U.S. Judge Vanessa Baraitser said she had refused his extradition because of fears that he could kill himself. The U.S. government said it would appeal the decision, the Associated Press reported. Assange’s lawyers had argued the entire prosecution was politically motivated, powered […]

Julian Assange: UK court to rule on WikiLeaks founder’s US extradition in ‘biggest press freedom case for decades’

Julian Assange supporters celebrate outside court WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be lawfully extradited to the US to face charges over WikiLeaks due to his mental health and suicide risk, a UK judge has ruled. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said that the isolated conditions Assange would likely to face in the US meant that extradition […]

Stella Moris: If British Court Sends Julian Assange To The United States

London – A month ago, I would wake up in the middle of the night seized by a recurring nightmare: my little boys, Max, 22 months, and Gabriel, who is three, had been orphaned. I was still here but their father was not. Their father is Julian Assange, the publisher of WikiLeaks. Today, that terrible […]

The Julian Assange Pardon Drive

Above photo: Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hold placards calling for his freedom outside Woolwich Crown Court in southeast London on February 24, on the day of the opening of the full hearing into a U.S. request for Assange’s extradition. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty. The odds are stacked against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher who faces […]

What We Learned In Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing

NOTE: For more information on the Assange decision and next steps, listen to this interview with Kevin Gosztola of Shadowproof on Clearing the FOG. Experts debunked the U.S. government’s case, argument by argument. Here’s a recap ahead of the judge’s verdict on January 4th.  The prosecution of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange would be a landmark […]

Sarah Palin Issues Urgent Plea to POTUS: “Pardon Julian Assange NOW”

Sarah Palin has issued an urgent plea to President Donald Trump, asking him to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “I made a mistake some years ago, not supporting Julian Assange — thinking that he was a bad guy… I’ve learned a lot since then,” the former Alaska Governor Palin said in a video. WATCH: [embedded […]

Sarah Palin: Julian Assange Deserves a Pardon

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin added her voice to the growing chorus of conservative figures favoring a pardon of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “I made a mistake some years ago, not supporting Julian Assange — thinking that he was a bad guy… I’ve learned a lot since then,” said Palin in a video provided exclusively […]

Julian Assange Formally Requests A Pardon From President Trump

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange formally requested a pardon from President Trump on Tuesday morning according to the Gateway Pundit. The formal request follows a claim on Monday by Trump ally Pastor Mark Burns, that the president was about to pardon Assange. While the pastor ended up retracting his statement, due to “faulty sources”, it was […]

Julian Assange: Covid Risks and Campaigns for Pardon

Before the January 4 ruling of District Judge Vanessa Baraitser in the extradition case of Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher will continue to endure the ordeal of cold prison facilities while being menaced by a COVID-19 outbreak.  From November 18, Assange, along with inmates in House Block 1 at Belmarsh prison in south-east London, were […]

“You Alone Can Save His Life”: Edward Snowden Urges Trump to Pardon Julian Assange

“You Alone Can Save His Life”: Edward Snowden Urges Trump to Pardon Julian Assange We Are Change » Feed / AJ Nelson National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “You alone can save his life,” Snowden tweeted. Mr. President, if you grant only one […]

 The Slow-motion Assassination of Julian Assange – People of Conscience Must Stop It

Another Iranian nuclear scientist has been assassinated. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed by an elaborately planned and executed ambush. The complexity of the attack and the resources required to carry it out strongly indicate a state actor. Fingers of blame quickly pointed at a likely assassin: Israel. The United States was probably in some form of […]

Tulsi Gabbard Asks Trump to Pardon Julian Assange and Edward Snowden-Great Move! Call Congress 202-224-3121! & Trump 202-456-1111; Switchboard: 202-456-1414;

Tulsi Gabbard @TulsiGabbard·Nov 26.@realDonaldTrump Since you’re giving pardons to people, please consider pardoning those who, at great personal sacrifice, exposed the deception and criminality of those in the deep state.Quote Tweet Tulsi Gabbard  Brave whistleblowers exposing lies & illegal actions in our government must be protected. Join me and urge Congress: Pass my bipartisan legislation (HRes1162, […]

John Pilger: Eyewitness To The Agony Of Julian Assange

Above photo: John Pilger, a writer, journalist and supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks to people as he arrives at the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, in London, Sept. 14, 2020. Matt Dunham | AP. John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He recently […]

FBI Seized Legally Privileged Materials From Julian Assange

Above photo: Photo by groovysoup on Flickr. After arrest in Ecuador Embassy. “One record of [Assange’s] entire archive” was effectively purloined, and without it, attorney Gareth Peirce mentioned it has made putting together a defense in his extradition case more difficult. The FBI in the United Kingdom enlisted the Ecuador government’s help in seizing legally […]

Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing: The Only Just Outcome Is His Freedom

Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing: The Only Just Outcome Is His Freedom The testimony portion of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange, taking place in the United Kingdom, concluded after four weeks. Judge Vanessa Baraitser, who presided over the hearing, will not announce her decision until January. Until then, Assange will remain in detention in Belmarsh […]

‘You are Dust, You Are Dead, We’re Coming To Get You’- Julian Assange Is Hearing Voices

The Facts: All restrictions on restaurants and other business in Florida have been lifted, and so have local fines against people who refuse to wear masks after the CDC released new survival rates. Reflect On: Why are opinions and narratives that oppose the WHO being censored, ridiculed, and largely ignored? Why aren’t they discussed openly […]

Report: Bad Day For Julian Assange

Above photo: AP Photo/Frank Augstein. Today was the worst day for the defence since the start of the trial, as their expert witnesses failed to cope with the sheer aggression of cross-examination by the US Government and found themselves backing away from maintaining propositions they knew to be true. It was uncomfortable viewing. It was not […]

Report: Julian Assange Hearing

Report: Julian Assange Hearing Above photo: Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei stands with protestors outside Old Bailey. Kirsty Wigglesworth. It is hard to believe, but Judge Baraitser on Friday ruled that there will be no closing speeches in the Assange extradition hearing. She accepted the proposal initially put forward by counsel for the […]

Report, Thursday, September 24: Julian Assange

Above photo: Elizabeth Cook/AP. During the hearing of medical evidence the last three days, the British government has been caught twice directly telling important lies about events in Belmarsh prison, each lie proven by documentary evidence. The common factor has been the medical records kept by Dr Daly, head of the jail’s medical services. There […]

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

Starting on September 7th, the extradition proceedings for Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange continued in London’s Old Bailey court. The hearings, the first part of which ended in February and were set to resume in May, were delayed for four months due to the ongoing health crisis. This left the publisher to languish in the notorious […]

Report, Wednesday, September 23: Julian Assange

On Wednesday the trap sprang shut, as Judge Baraitser insisted the witnesses must finish next week, and that no time would be permitted for preparation of closing arguments, which must be heard the immediate following Monday. This brought the closest the defence have come to a protest, with the defence pointing out they have still […]

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