Photographs surreptitiously taken inside a British courtroom and provided to The Grayzone show to visibly disoriented Julian Assange, confined to a glass cage and unable to communicate with his lawyers.
Politics in Kenya is dominated by rapacious elites consumed with the looting of state resources, using violence to avoid any possible accountability. Elections serve as key points of entry and Read More…
It is known that Assange’s removal from Belmarsh healthcare unit was a result of the combined effort by his legal team, public campaigning and a petition lodged by fellow prison inmates. It followed seven months of unofficial segregation in the unit during which he was removed from association without legitimate grounds to do so, and in breach of prison rules and legislation. There was no established reason for this treatment, making it arbitrary, and also deprived Assange of recourse, effectively throwing him into a lawless hole at the whim of the prison authorities.
Assange is kept in being kept in solitary confinement 23 hours per day, often sedated, in Britain’s notorious Belmarsh Prison.
While some may be surprised by its response to the Bolivia crisis, Human Rights Watch’s support for a U.S.-backed right-wing coup is no aberration.
Blinded Palestinian journalist exposes Israel’s increasing violence against media.
Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of baseless accusations by “advocates of regime change.”
The Ecuadorian government has turned against a man it once granted diplomatic asylum in such a way that he now has less rights than a prisoner.
Tales of mass abuse offer a window into a world of rampant sexual torture and impunity in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen. The AP has identified at least five secret prisons run by the UAE, a key U.S. ally, where security forces use sexual torture to brutalize and break inmates.
Over the last month, the Israeli military has shot over 500 Palestinians in the head for peacefully protesting in the Gaza Strip.
A man in his early 20’s has been sentenced to death by public beheading on charges of apostasy, after an Appeals Court rejected his insanity plea for being “drunk and high.” He was arrested in 2014 after uploading a video in which he renounced Islam and the Prophet Mohammed.
Faced with the dire U.N. warning of a possible genocide, the United States was set this week to finally embrace an arms embargo against South Sudan to cut back the Read More…
The U.N. advisor on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, issued a dire warning last month that the fledgling new country of South Sudan is “on the brink” of a genocide comparable to what happened in Rwanda over two decades ago.