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“Because western media are designed to protect the powerful, most people are more aware of smears about Assange being a Russian agent or a rapist than of his victimization by a tyrannical assault on world press freedoms…”
“This is the end of the case against Julian Assange.” -Edward Snowden
John and Gabriel Shipton, the father and brother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, are on a nationwide tour to advocate for the release of the journalist, who has been detained in Britain since 2012, and for the Biden administration to drop the U.S. Government’s extradition efforts.
“The situation there is really dire, and Julian is suffering inside that prison.”
“Assange’s family members will meet with activists, press, and policymakers to raise awareness of the importance of protecting whistleblowers and journalists, and to advocate for the release of Julian Assange, whom the United Nations has declared “arbitrarily detained” since 2010.”
“The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that without hesitation; I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a corruption of due process; this is due revenge.” John Pilger
After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.
“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”
“The WikiLeaks documents exposed the way the US, as the world’s sole superpower, really conducted its wars – something that the military and political establishments saw as a blow to their credibility and legitimacy.”
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, Journalism on trial, Scahill, Hedges, Pilger and more: the charges, the defense, what you can do
Several articles are posted here. Click on the each title or video to read/see the full article. +++ On Contact: Chris Hedges interviews Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks Assange charges and extradition: A political question and an attack on the foundation of democracy Chris Hedges discusses the US extradition request for Julian Assange with WikiLeaks […]
Assange is on his own. Each day is more difficult for him. This is by design. It is up to us to protest. We are his last hope, and the last hope, I fear, for a free press.
An Online Vigil in Defense of Julian Assange with Daniel Ellsberg, Craig Murray, Bill Binney and Ray McGovern
The fate of Assange represents a threat to human rights, asylum rights, liberty and press freedoms.
DN! Human Rights Lawyer: Sweden Dropping Investigation of WikiLeaks’ Assange is “Long Overdue Decision”
We can say that he is innocent. We can concentrate on the right to know and his right to publish.
The confirmation Wednesday by a Swedish court of international arrest warrant for Julian Assange demonstrates that “there is a police investigation, but a political persecution,” says lawyer and author Eva Golinger. RT.com Published: July 16, 2014 | 22:37 GMT Last updated: July 16, 2014 © REUTERS Note: This article has been translated from Spanish by an […]