The imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher can now appeal her decision to the High Court, as well as the points of law he lost when the magistrate’s court initially blocked the extradition.
He committed empire’s greatest sin. He exposed it as a criminal enterprise. He documented its lies, callous disregard for human life, rampant corruption and innumerable war crimes. And empires always kill those who inflict deep and serious wounds.
A federal court ruled in favor of journalist Abby Martin, who was barred from speaking at Georgia Southern University after she refused to pledge she would not boycott Israel as a condition of her speaking contract.
As the extradition hearing for Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange unfolds, it is increasingly clear that the prosecution of Assange fits into a pattern of governments selectively enforcing laws in order to punish those who provoke their ire.
By Kevin Gosztola September 17, 2020 “There has never, in the century-long history of the Espionage Act, been an indictment of a U.S. publisher under the law for the publication Read More…
Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Ro Khanna introduced a bill to reform the Espionage Act, the archaic piece of legislation used to prosecute Julian Assange and other whistleblowers.
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange faces up to 175 years in prison in the US on charges relating to his role in publishing classified documents which revealed alleged war crimes perpetrated by US forces in Iraq.
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.
The extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange sets an extremely dangerous precedence for press freedom.
Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning was jailed Friday after refusing to answer questions from a federal grand jury in Virginia looking into the release of documents to WikiLeaks.
In the midst of the Trump shutdown, the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate’s first bill, S-1, meant to signify its priorities for the new Congressional session, is a bipartisan defense of the Israeli government from boycotts.
Standing for the national anthem at National Football League games is a new concept that started as recently as 2009, that may have coincided with a government marketing campaign.