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Pamela Anderson Leads Diverse Left-Right Coalition Pushing Trump to Pardon Assange

    Pamela Anderson Leads Diverse Left-Right Coalition Pushing Trump to Pardon Assange

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is the latest in a long line of public figures pushing for a last-minute pardon for Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange. In a TV interview with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on “Good Morning Britain” earlier today, the Canadian-American actress claimed that she was in the president’s ear, and that, “It…

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Journalists, Activists Condemn UK Decision to Keep Assange Locked Up without Charge

    Journalists, Activists Condemn UK Decision to Keep Assange Locked Up without Charge

A United Kingdom court has ruled that Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange must remain in prison, despite an earlier ruling that he could not be extradited to the United States. Explaining her decision, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said that, “As far as Mr. Assange is concerned, this case has not been won,” adding that the United…

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Chris Hedges: The Empire is Not Done with Julian Assange

    Chris Hedges: The Empire is Not Done with Julian Assange

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — As is clear from the memoir of one of his attorneys, Michael Ratner, the ends have always justified the means for those demanding his global persecution. Shortly after WikiLeaks released the Iraq War Logs in October 2010, which documented numerous US war crimes — including video images of the gunning down…

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“No Victory for Press Freedom” – Assange Wins Case but Judge Sets Worrying Precedent

    “No Victory for Press Freedom” – Assange Wins Case but Judge Sets Worrying Precedent

Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange will not be extradited to the United States, a London court decided this morning. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that Assange would stay in the United Kingdom over fears for his psychological health. “I find that the mental condition of Mr Assange is such that it would be oppressive to extradite…

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Reporters Claim Facebook is Censoring Information on Julian Assange Case

  Reporters Claim Facebook is Censoring Information on Julian Assange Case

Craig Murray, the former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and longtime confidant of Julian Assange, has been fastidiously reporting on the Australian publisher’s extradition hearing to the United States. Yet few people have been reading it. This, according to Murray, is because of a deliberate decision by online media giants to downplay or suppress discussion of the…

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John Pilger: Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange

  John Pilger: Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange

John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He spoke with Timothy Erik Ström of Arena magazine, Australia: Q: Having watched Julian Assange’s trial firsthand, can you describe the prevailing atmosphere in the court? The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that without hesitation; I have…

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As His Extradition Trial Drags on, Media and Rights Groups Are Still Ignoring Julian Assange

  As His Extradition Trial Drags on, Media and Rights Groups Are Still Ignoring Julian Assange

The extradition case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange continues in London. The U.S. government is indicting the Australian living on the other side of the world under its own Espionage Act, with the case widely seen as setting an important precedent for freedom of speech and of the media worldwide. Yet as the case reaches its…

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Lee Camp: Woodward Accidentally Reveals He’s No Different Than “Super Villain” Julian Assange

  Lee Camp: Woodward Accidentally Reveals He’s No Different Than “Super Villain” Julian Assange

The completely fair super awesome trial of Julian Assange continues in the U.K. as I write this. It’s a beautiful blend of the works of Kafka, Stalin and Joseph Heller. Seeing as Julian is kept in a glass container in the courtroom, like a captured cockroach, maybe Kafka wins the day. The court clearly must…

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Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance

  Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Two of the rebels I admire most, Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher, and Roger Hallam, the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, are in jail in Britain. That should not be surprising. You can measure the effectiveness of resistance by the fury of the response. Julian courageously exposed the lies, deceit, war crimes…

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“A Disgrace”: Amnesty International Blocked From Monitoring Trial of Julian Assange

  “A Disgrace”: Amnesty International Blocked From Monitoring Trial of Julian Assange

The high profile extradition hearing of publisher and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange continued in Central London today. But it did so without oversight from international human rights groups. Julia Hall, an expert on criminal justice and human rights for Amnesty International, revealed that her organization was again denied entry to the court today, despite their repeated…

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