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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Stands Up for Press Freedom, Gets Jailed by US Gov’t

    Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Stands Up for Press Freedom, Gets Jailed by US Gov’t

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — After getting her life back less than two years ago following her release from prison in March 2017, alleged WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning was remanded back into custody this past Friday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury. A subpoena sent to Manning earlier this year bore the same case…

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Refusing to “Snitch,” Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Becomes Two-Time Political Prisoner

    Refusing to “Snitch,” Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Becomes Two-Time Political Prisoner

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — Chelsea Manning was thrown in jail on Friday for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena related to sealed charges against WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. She is ordered to be held until she complies with the subpoena or the grand jury process concludes, which could be more than a year from…

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Assange May Be Elephant in Room as Chelsea Manning a Fights Federal Grand Jury Subpoena

    Assange May Be Elephant in Room as Chelsea Manning a Fights Federal Grand Jury Subpoena

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is fighting a grand jury subpoena in Alexandria, Virginia. On Tuesday, Manning spoke to reporters after she and her lawyer unsuccessfully motioned to quash the subpoena. The subpoena is widely believed — but not confirmed — to be related to sealed charges against WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, whose prosecutors…

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With Ecuador’s Cooperation Bought by IMF Loans, Washington Waxes Optimistic on Assange Extradition

    With Ecuador’s Cooperation Bought by IMF Loans, Washington Waxes Optimistic on Assange Extradition

WASHINGTON — Chelsea Manning’s fight against her subpoena in the U.S. Department of Justice’s grand-jury case targeting WikiLeaks founder and former publisher Julian Assange this past week has revealed several uncomfortable truths, not only about that investigation but also about the fate of Assange, whose asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy hangs precariously in the balance.…

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John Pilger: From Room 101 the Prisoner Says No to Big Brother

  John Pilger: From Room 101 the Prisoner Says No to Big Brother

Whenever I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the walls. There is a bookcase where the books never change. The curtains are always drawn and there is no natural light. The air is still and fetid. This is Room…

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Whats Behind Australia’s Decision to Suddenly Grant Julian Assange a Passport?

  Whats Behind Australia’s Decision to Suddenly Grant  Julian Assange a Passport?

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — On February 21, 2019, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) issued Julian Assange a new passport despite the fact that DFAT officials had reservations about doing so. According to the article, last year officials stated that Assange’s “entitlement to a passport” might be affected…

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Assange Takes Legal Action to Force Trump Administration to Reveal Charges Against Him

  Assange Takes Legal Action to Force Trump Administration to Reveal Charges Against Him

Lawyers for Julian Assange have filed an urgent application to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Washington D.C., to direct the Trump Administration to unseal the charges it has secretly filed against Mr. Assange. Assange’s lawyers are also asking the Commission to compel Ecuador to cease its espionage activities against Mr. Assange,…

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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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