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Chelsea Manning Sent Back to Jail for Refusing to Testify Against Wikileaks

    Chelsea Manning Sent Back to Jail for Refusing to Testify Against Wikileaks

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail Thursday for refusing to testify to a grand jury, even after telling a judge she’d rather “starve to death” than cooperate with prosecutors. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her to remain incarcerated at the Alexandria jail either until she agrees to testify or…

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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Vows To Fight Charges At First Extradition Hearing

    Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Vows To Fight Charges At First Extradition Hearing

During the first hearing in what’s expected to be a protracted legal battle over the US’s extradition request, Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange told a British judge that he wished to fight extradition, and the hearing was concluded with the next court date set for May 30. Assange, whom the US has charged with conspiring with…

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Ukraine: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide

    Ukraine: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide

With his landslide victory, Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian who won 73 percent of the vote, will become the president of Ukraine. Understanding how this occurred becomes easy when people review U.S. government documents published by WikiLeaks about outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. Who is “OU?” Our Ukraine. In a classified diplomatic cable from 2006 released by WikiLeaks, U.S.…

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Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

    Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange has finally been imprisoned, an objective long sought by powerful parties he helped to expose over the past dozen years. Assange’s “crime” was revealing deep, embarrassing, sometimes deadly, malfeasance by numerous actors, including the U.S. government, the media, the Democratic Party-Clinton machine, and Israel. Wikileaks revealed the U.S. government’s cover-up of torture,…

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Before Ousting Assange, Moreno Government Spied on the Journalist for Over a Year

  Before Ousting Assange, Moreno Government Spied on the Journalist for Over a Year

LONDON — Like the proverbial “shot heard round the world,” the U.K.’s arrest and imprisonment of publisher and journalist Julian Assange officially signaled the Western world’s war on a free press. The Australian who founded WikiLeaks, but stepped down as editor-in-chief last year, was ousted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last week after Ecuador…

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The Assange Poop Smear Was Concocted to Cover Ecuador’s $4.2 B IMF Loan

  The Assange Poop Smear Was Concocted to Cover Ecuador’s $4.2 B IMF Loan

Now that journalist Julian Assange is in the hands of Western authorities thanks to Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno, their media lapdogs are scraping from the bottom of the barrel to smear the WikiLeaks editor with increasingly absurd claims. While Assange is no stranger to smears, this set is particularly distasteful. It started with Ecuadorian Interior…

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The Media’s 7 Years of Lies about Julian Assange Won’t Stop Now

  The Media’s 7 Years of Lies about Julian Assange Won’t Stop Now

For seven years, from the moment Julian Assange first sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, they have been telling us we were wrong, that we were paranoid conspiracy theorists. We were told there was no real threat of Assange’s extradition to the United States, that it was all in our fevered imaginations. For…

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Espionage? Computer Crimes? The DOJ’s Cast Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

  Espionage? Computer Crimes? The DOJ’s Cast Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

The United States Justice Department dramatically escalated its political prosecution of WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange. Their efforts are aimed at criminalizing a journalist—and more broadly, a media organization—for allegedly aiding and abetting the disclosure of classified information and publishing that information on the internet. Assange was expelled from the Ecuador embassy in the United Kingdom…

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Protesters Call on UK to #FreeAssange Outside British Embassy in DC

  Protesters Call on UK to #FreeAssange Outside British Embassy in DC

Demonstrators gathered on Thursday – just hours after the arrest of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange by UK authorities – outside of the British Embassy in Washington D.C. to denounce the unprecedented affront to freedom of the press. Protesters also took the opportunity to highlight the injustice of the jailing of Chelsea Manning over her refusal…

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John Pilger: The Assange Arrest Is a Warning From History

  John Pilger: The Assange Arrest Is a Warning From History

The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in almost seven years. That this outrage happened in the heart of London,…

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