"This is the end of the case against Julian Assange." -Edward Snowden
John Kiriakou will discuss his firsthand experience of being tried in the “Espionage Court” in the Eastern District of Virginia and what Assange will actually face if extradited. Plus Ray McGovern and Fidel Narvaez, And the Shiptons.
"The whole process has really been a mockery of the rule of law. Julian is not a U.S. citizen; WikiLeaks is not a U.S.-based publication."
"The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one."
The papers leaked by Manning documented at least 200 civilian deaths at the hands of US and allied forces that had previously been hidden from the public, along with clear evidence of war crimes, including the existence of a secret “black unit” within the US military, tasked with carrying out illegal assassinations.
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 https://youtu.be/TLGEfcwQHiY Chris Hedges discusses the US extradition request for Julian Assange More
Democracy Now! Assange: Ellsberg, Scahill, Assange Lawyer weigh in on “grave threat to press freedom”
Assange faces up to 170 additional years in prison under the new charges—10 years for each count of violating the Espionage Act.
If the the U.S. jails Julian Assange, they should jail me, and my colleagues at The Guardian and New York Times. We all used the Manning / Assange / WikiLeaks emails