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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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Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals How US Military Uses of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons

  Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals How US Military Uses of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons

WASHINGTON – In a leaked military manual on “unconventional warfare” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, the U.S. Army states that major global financial institutions — such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — are used as unconventional, financial “weapons in times of conflict up to…

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Roger Stone Arrest: Trump Associate and Dirty Trickster Indicted by Special Counsel

  Roger Stone Arrest: Trump Associate and Dirty Trickster Indicted by Special Counsel

LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA — In the early hours of Friday morning, the FBI arrested career ratfucker and one-time Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone. An indictment released by the special counsel’s office, which is investigating allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, accuses Stone of committing several crimes, all of which occurred long…

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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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This Leaked Hillary Clinton Memo Killed Half a Million People

  This Leaked Hillary Clinton Memo Killed Half a Million People

A Hillary Clinton memo that Wikileaks made public in 2016 has not gotten the attention it deserves. It takes us back to 2012 and the early phase of the Syrian war. At that point, it was largely an internal affair, although Saudi arms shipments were playing a greater and greater role in bolstering rebel forces.  But once the…

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