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Rudy Giuliani: Julian Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted

    Rudy Giuliani: Julian Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted

Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, said Monday that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange had not done “anything wrong” and should not go to jail for disseminating stolen information just as major media does. “Let’s take the Pentagon Papers,” Giuliani told Fox News. “The Pentagon Papers were stolen property, weren’t they?  It was in The New York…

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A Doer of Good among Rats and Snakes: The Vindication of Activist and Journalist Randy Credico

    A Doer of Good among Rats and Snakes: The Vindication of Activist and Journalist Randy Credico

MINNEAPOLIS — (Analysis) In case you missed it, last week the creator and producer of Empire Files, Abby Martin, released an in-depth interview with Randy Credico, a long-time activist and Julian Assange supporter who has been embroiled in the Mueller investigation ever since Nixon bagman Roger Stone fingered him as a back channel to WikiLeaks.…

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Greenwald Rips Politico “Theory” That Guardian’s Assange-Manafort Story Was Planted By Russia

    Greenwald Rips Politico “Theory” That Guardian’s Assange-Manafort Story Was Planted By Russia

After The Guardian attempted to shovel what appears to be a wholly fabricated story down our throats that Trump campaign manager met with Julian Assange at the London Embassy – Politico allowed an ex-CIA agent to use their platform to come up with a ham-handed cover story ever; Russia tricked The Guardian into publishing the Manafort-Assange propaganda.  To that end, The Intercept‘s…

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WikiLeaks: Guardian Report Claiming Assange Met with Manafort Untrue

    WikiLeaks: Guardian Report Claiming Assange Met with Manafort Untrue

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, right around the time he joined Trump’s campaign, according to The Guardian, which as is now the norm in reports of this kind refers to unnamed “sources.” Sources have said Manafort went to see Assange in 2013, 2015 and in…

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Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

  Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told a reporter outside the White House on Tuesday that he doesn’t “know anything” about WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange, whose political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London is believed to be under threat largely from pressure by the U.S. government. Trump’s statements have been widely criticized…

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DOJ Inadvertently Confirms Sealed Indictment Awaits Julian Assange if Extradited to the US

  DOJ Inadvertently Confirms Sealed Indictment Awaits Julian Assange if Extradited to the US

WASHINGTON — A U.S. prosecutor has inadvertently revealed that Julian Assange, the founder and former editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, has been secretly charged by the U.S. government, confirming long-held suspicions that the U.S. has had criminal charges waiting for Assange should he be extradited to the United States. The revelation comes just hours after a report…

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Has Time Run Out For Julian Assange? Signs Point to Imminent Extradition

  Has Time Run Out For Julian Assange? Signs Point to Imminent Extradition

It appears increasingly likely Wikileaks founder and publisher Julian Assange will wind up in the clutches of the U.S. government. It’s hardly surprising, given that in ten years’ time, Wikileaks published more classified information than all other media combined. It exposed human rights abuses, government spying, torture, and war crimes on an unprecedented scale. WikiLeaks put…

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As Julian Assange Faces Crisis, the Media Obsesses Over His Cat

  As Julian Assange Faces Crisis, the Media Obsesses Over His Cat

Let’s start with the cat. You never would have thought one of these beloved felines would play a crucial role in the Julian Assange case, would you? And yet look at the latest press coverage. The mainstream media’s headlines weren’t about a man who has been confined to a tiny building in the heart of Europe for…

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Attempted Break-in at Ecuador Embassy Raises Concerns for Safety of Julian Assange

  Attempted Break-in at Ecuador Embassy Raises Concerns for Safety of Julian Assange

An attempted break-in at Julian Assange’s residence inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Oct. 29, and the absence of a security detail, have increased fears about the safety of the WikiLeaks publisher. Lawyers for Assange have confirmed to activist and journalist Suzie Dawson that Assange was awoken in the early morning hours by the break-in attempt.…

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UN Intervenes: Ecuador Restores Julian Assange’s Internet, Phone And Visitation Privileges

  UN Intervenes: Ecuador Restores Julian Assange’s Internet, Phone And Visitation Privileges

Ecuador has partially restored Julian Assange’s communications in their London Embassy after UN officials met with Ecuador’s president, Lenin Moreno on Friday, reports the Belfast Telegraph. Assange, who has lived in the embassy for over six years, had his phone and internet access taken away in March over political statements he made in violation of “a written…

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