The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that without hesitation; I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a corruption of due process; this is due revenge.Continue reading Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange
Emma Arbuthnot is the chief judge who conducted the trial for the extradition of Julian Assange in London to the USA, where a 175 year prison sentence awaits him for “espionage,” that is, for having published evidence of US war crimes, including videos of civilians’ killings in Iraq and Afghanistan, as an investigative journalist. At the trial, assigned to Judge Vanessa Baraitser, every defense request was denied.Continue reading Who is Behind the Judge Who is Trying Julian Assange?
Opponents of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange often hold up Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg as an example of someone who was responsible for a good leak. They insist WikiLeaks is not like the Pentagon Papers because supposedly Assange was reckless with sensitive documents.Continue reading Good Ellsberg, Bad Assange: Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dismantles False Narrative
The extradition trial of Julian Assange at the Old Bailey struck similar notes to the previous day’s proceedings: the documentary work and practise of WikiLeaks, the method of redactions, and the legacy of exposing war crimes.Continue reading Assange’s 8th Day at the Old Bailey: Software Redactions, the Iraq Logs & the Extradition Act
Having reported the long, epic ordeal of Julian Assange, John Pilger gave this address outside the Central Criminal Court in London on September 7 as the WikiLeaks editor’s extradition hearing entered its final stage.Continue reading The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange | John Pilger
That this outrage happened in the heart of London, in the land of Magna Carta, ought to shame and anger all who fear for “democratic” societies, writes John Pilger. Continue reading The Assange Arrest is a Warning from History | John Pilger
Threatening Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with UK US extradition is not just to silence the journalist but also to remind us that the Criminal Cabal is still in power and that we need to thread very carefully. Continue reading Attack on WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is an Attack on Us All