The freshman Senator and former Attorney General from California has shown herself to be opportunistic and politically calculating, easily adopting whatever focus group-driven stance or policy will help her reach her career ambitions,
Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a secret deal, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14.
The recent crackdown on journalists in Nepal is bad enough, but now the authorities have gone one step further and jailed a comedian for posting a satirical critical review of a film on YouTube.
A new report by The Intercept reveals that the judge who helped jail former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva likely aided federal prosecutors in their corruption case in an attempt to prevent Lula’s Workers’ Party from winning the 2018 presidential election.
Decision on Assange’s fate will not come for at least another eight months.
Judge Sergio Moro repeatedly counseled prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol via Telegram during more than two years of Operation Car Wash.
Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have dispatched police after journalists who’ve challenged the state.
A Connecticut man beat a traffic ticket in court by claiming a case of mistaken identity, successfully arguing that the officer who ticketed him mistook a McDonald’s hash brown for a cellphone.
This week, the US government declared war on the First Amendment after it filed an unprecedented indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 17 new counts of violating the Espionage Read More…
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on Thursday under the Espionage Act, the first time a journalist has been charged under the Act for possessing and disseminating classified information.
Sweden has announced they will reopen the rape case against WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange now that he is out of the Ecuadorian Embassy, seeking his extradition after he serves his 50-week-long UK prison sentence for skipping bail.
Manning already spent two months in jail for refusing a previous subpoena to testify to a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. She was released last week when that grand jury’s term expired, but prosecutors quickly hit her with a new subpoena
Voters in Denver, Colorado made their city the first in the U.S. to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms by narrowly approving Ordinance 301.
Every extremist killing in the US in 2018 had a link to a right-wing extremism, according to a January 2019 report from the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism.
The extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange sets an extremely dangerous precedence for press freedom.