There is an unquestionable contradiction between Snowden’s opposition to Assange’s arrest and the rhetorical games he plays with Assange’s character in his memoir, Permanent Record.
Though his sentence ends this Sunday, Assange has been ordered to remain behind bars until hearings over a US extradition effort begin in February next year.
Decision on Assange’s fate will not come for at least another eight months.
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.
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
The extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange sets an extremely dangerous precedence for press freedom.
This Australian TV documentary demonstrates that the rape charges in Sweden against Julian Assange are a total construct of ‘the US Government’, a conspiracy to ensnare Assange with the assistance of the Swedish government.
Suzie Dawson’s epic meticulous historical analysis on the (character) assassination of Assange, originally published May 2018 at ContraSpin.
WikiLeaks warned Thursday that founder Julian Assange could be expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London within “hours to days” by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno, citing “a high level source within the Ecuadorian state.”
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.
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.
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