Posts Tagged ‘Assange’

The US Will Break Any Laws To Protect The Elites: The Saab And Assange Cases

The United States government demonstrates repeatedly that it will do whatever it takes to protect the economic and political interests of the elites, even if it means total disregard for human rights and international law. Two cases that highlight this are the recent kidnapping and prosecution of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and the attempts to […]

Chief Justice Of England And Wales Joins Bench For Assange Hearing

Above Photo: Burnett. Magistrate’s Association. The most senior judge in England and Wales, who let activist Lori Love evade extradition to the U.S. on humanitarian grounds, will join Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde at the U.S. appeal hearing against Julian Assange next week. Ian Duncan Burnett, the most powerful judge in England and Wales, will join Lord […]

Assange To Get Same Judge Who Sided With US On Appeal Over Medical Issues

Above Photo: Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde. The same judge that overturned an earlier High Court decision to exclude Assange’s health from the U.S. appeal will preside over the substantive appeal hearing next week. Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde, the High Court judge who reversed an earlier court order to bar the U.S. from appealing Julian Assange’s […]

Fate Of Anti-War Journalism Lies in Upcoming Assange Hearings

Within just a few days, the United States will once again make its case in a UK court that it has a right to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be tried under the Espionage Act, in what remains this century’s most dangerous attack on global press freedom. These hearings, taking place on October 27 […]

Who Will Step Up In Biden’s DOJ To Save Julian Assange?

Above Photo: Vanita Gupta in 2018. UDC David A. Clarke School of Law. Last month Biden’s Haitian envoy resigned on principle. Is there someone in Biden’s Justice Department who would push the attorney general to drop the prosecution of Julian Assange? Last month the U.S. special envoy to Haiti quit in protest over the Biden […]

Journalists Who Mocked Assange Say Nothing About CIA Plans To Kill Him

Yahoo! News (9/26/21) published a bombshell report detailing the US Central Intelligence Agency’s “secret war plans against WikiLeaks,” including clandestine plots to kill or kidnap publisher Julian Assange while he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Following WikiLeaks‘ publication of the Vault 7 files in 2017—the largest leak in CIA history, which exposed how US and UK intelligence agencies could hack into […]

Silencing Julian Assange: Why bother with a trial when you can just kill him?

October 7, 2021 By Philip Giraldi Source It is an issue of the abuses enabled by powerful men who believe that their power is unlimited, Philip Giraldi writes. An English friend recently learned about the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) plan to either kidnap or kill journalist Julian Assange and quipped “I’ll bet he’s happy […]

LIMELIGHT, STRANGER ON THE SHORE, OBAMA, ASSANGE, FACEBOOK

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Pandora Papers expose greed, Assange exposed war crimes. Assange should not be in prison

Pandora Papers expose greed, Assange exposed war crimes. Assange should not be in prison – Tehran%20Times The only surprise when it comes to the Pandora Papers revelations, exposing the scale of the greed and corruption of various world leaders, political figures and officials in hoarding obscene amounts of cash in offshore tax havens, is that […]

CIA Plot to Murder Assange Is Open Season on Independent Journalism

By Finian Cunningham Source If Assange is not freed then the war on truth is going to explode. All independent journalism and basic human rights are under threat. A report that the CIA was plotting to murder or kidnap Julian Assange is credible and it should not be in the least bit surprising that the […]

What The Yahoo! Assange Report Got Wrong

Above Photo: Aerial view of CIA headquarters.in Langley, Virginia. Carol M. Highsmith/Wikimedia Commons. The Yahoo! report provides important new details of facts reported a year ago, but contains several errors, including a fabricated story about Russian operatives exfiltrating Assange from the Ecuador embassy. The Yahoo! News report that is mistakenly being credited for breaking the story of a […]

CIA plan to poison Assange wasn’t needed. The US found a ‘lawful’ way to disappear him

A Yahoo News’ investigation reveals that, through much of 2017, the CIA weighed up whether to use wholly extrajudicial means to deal with the supposed threat posed by Julian Assange and his whistleblowers’ platform Wikileaks. The agency plotted either to kidnap or assassinate him. Shocking as the revelations are – exposing the entirely lawless approach […]

Murderous Fantasies: The US Intelligence Effort Against Assange

If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, then the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example.  Since last year, the efforts by the US government to pursue his extradition to the vicious purgatory of American justice has seen more than a fair share of […]

US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London

An explosive investigative report by Yahoo News has revealed plans at the highest levels of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Trump administration to illegally kidnap or even assassinate WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange when he was an internationally recognised political refugee in Ecuador’s London embassy. Based on discussions with more than 30 former US officials, […]

Report: Trump’s CIA Considered Kidnapping Or Assassinating Assange

Above Photo: WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange holds up a copy of The Guardian newspaper on July 26, 2010 in London. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) “The Biden administration must drop its charges against Assange immediately.” Under the leadership of then-Director Mike Pompeo, the CIA in 2017 reportedly plotted to kidnap—and discussed plans to assassinate—WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian […]

Politicians Globally Call On Biden To Drop Prosecution Against Assange

Above Photo: The Trump administration had sought to have the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited to the United States to face a trial on potentially precedent-setting Espionage Act charges. Matt Dunham/Associated Press. Politicians around the world are sending a message to US President Biden to drop the charges against Julian Assange ahead of his 50th […]

US lawyers appeal UK decision to block Julian Assange extradition

Lawyers acting on behalf of the U.S. government on Wednesday challenged a British judge’s decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges in the United States, arguing that assessments of Assange’s mental health should be reviewed. The British judge, Vanessa Baraitser, ruled in January that Assange was likely to […]

‘Looks very awful and ill’: Journalist tells RT he ‘couldn’t recognize’ Assange during High Court hearing on his extradition to US

Journalist Richard Medhurst claims that he initially didn’t recognize Julian Assange, who looked “awful and ill,” as the WikiLeaks founder appeared in London’s High Court while the United States pushes to have him extradited. Medhurst told RT said that he “literally did a double take” upon seeing Assange during the High Court preliminary hearing on Wednesday, which […]

The Obsessive Pursuit Of Assange As UK Prepares Its Own Espionage Act

Above Photo: House of Commons Chamber as Boris Johnson takes his first prime minister’s questions, Sept. 4, 2019. UK Parliament, Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0. The single-minded U.S. pursuit of Julian Assange as Britain proposes changes to its official secrets law shows the fierce determination of both governments to conceal their secrets. Recent developments in London […]

Preliminary Assange Appeal Hearing Scheduled For August 11

Above Photo: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain January 13, 2020. Henry Nicholls / Reuters. The United States government has been given limited permission to appeal the District Court’s decision to block the extradition of Julian Assange from the UK to the U.S. Britain’s High Court ruled that the U.S. […]

Petition by Asylum 4 Assange in Aotearoa To Jacinda Ardern (PM) and Min. Kris Faafoi – Please sign!

Campaign created by Aotearoa 4 Assange We ask the New Zealand Government, Jacinda Ardern (Prime Minister), and Kris Faafoi (Minister for Justice, Immigration, Broadcasting and Media) to take a global lead for transparent democracy (he kawanatanga-ā-iwi) by declaring that New Zealand would ensure protection for Julian Assange against extradition for publishing evidence of war crimes […]

Julian Assange’s father and brother travel to Washington to oppose US extradition

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US Offer On Assange Is New Evidence, Should Have Been Rejected

Above Photo: David Castor/Wikimedia Commons Writing on his blog two days after District Court Judge Vanessa Baraitser on Jan. 4 in London denied the U.S. request to extradite WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange (on the grounds of his health and U.S. prison conditions that put him at extreme risk of suicide), former British diplomat Craig Murray made a prescient remark […]

UK High Court grants US permission to appeal ban on Assange extradition

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team just announced the United Kingdom’s High Court has granted the U.S. government permission to appeal a decision that had blocked Assange’s extradition.  This decision “means he is still at risk of extradition where he faces a 175-year prison sentence and…is certain to lose his life if he is extradited,” […]

Assange Extradition: British High Court Grants US A Limited Appeal

The following was originally published as part of Shadowproof’s newsletter, The Dissenter. To become a subscriber, go here. The High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom agreed to hear the United States government’s appeal in the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but on limited grounds. According to Stella Moris, who is Assange’s […]

UK High Court Allows US To Appeal Ban On Assange Extradition

Above Photo: Sjiong, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons The High Court in London on Wednesday said that the United States can go ahead with its appeal of Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser’s Jan. 4 decision not to allow the extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States, WikiLeaks said in a tweet. Baraitser had ruled that Assange’s physical and […]

Thordarson’s Fabrications: Another Hole in the Julian Assange Prosecution

The tyrannical, brutal cynicism of keeping Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison remains one of the more inglorious marks of the British legal system and, it should be said, its sponsors and colluders. Having won his case against extradition to the US, if only in deeply qualified terms, the UK keeps the WikiLeaks publisher banged up […]

Julian Assange Spends 50th Birthday In Prison

[embedded content] Protesters Demand Freedom For WikiLeaks Journalist. Julian Assange Turns 50 On July 3. Protesters Rallied Outside The US Department Of Justice In Washington, DC, Demanding The Release Of The Imprisoned WikiLeaks Journalist. Source

This is the end of the case against Julian Assange

“This is the end of the case against Julian Assange,” tweeted NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, adding, “If Biden continues to seek the extradition of a publisher under an indictment poisoned top-to-bottom with false testimony admitted by its own star witness, the damage to the United States’ reputation on press freedom would last for a generation. […]

Major Developments In Julian Assange’s Case Could Be Game-Changing

Above Photo: 60 Minutes Australia / YouTube. The case of Julian Assange has seen two developments in recent days. Both are significant, and both could be central to how the future looks for the imprisoned journalist. Assange: MPs Take Action First, former British Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn and current Labour MPs Diane Abbott and Richard Burgon visited […]

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