Tag Archives: Ecuador

UN Says Assange Tortured: Watch the Webcast

Julian Assange was “psychologically tortured” by four nations ganging up on him, said the UN special rapporteur on torture. Watch the replay with Pentagon Papers whistle blower Dan Ellsberg, and other guests. Note: Included below after the video is the article “UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’” by Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe […]

Assange Arrested: Call for protests and phone calls; also links to articles

The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press in the 21st Century. WikiLeaks is democratizing journalism, redistributing power and increasing transparency. Publishing the truth is not a crime.

Evergreene Digest: A Defiant Ecuador Seeks Solutions in Assange Case

The Assange case goes beyond just simple political asylum and issues of sovereignty. It is matter of principle in a time in which information and secrecy have become ever more the tools of the most powerful. Justice must be done for those who have sacrificed their liberties to warn us of these dangers. Eva Golinger, […]

Nuremberg Principles & Journalists; Greenwald; NSA; Snowden & More

Below are links to a number of articles about Edward Snowden, the NSA, security, and journalism. This list is by no means inclusive of the number of articles and interviews around these topics. Nuremberg Principles Trial Of Americans: Multiple Choice Question For Antiwar Journalists June 12 On PRISM, partisanship and propaganda | Glenn Greenwald | June 14 […]

Tomgram> Noam Chomsky> Humanity Imperiled: The Path to Disaster

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky, The Eve of Destruction Posted by Noam Chomsky at 9:02am, June 4, 2013  TomDispatch.com It didn’t take long.  In the immediate aftermath of the dropping of the “victory weapon,” the atomic bomb, on two Japanese cities in August 1945, American fears and fantasies ran wild.  Almost immediately, Americans began to reconceive themselves as potential victims […]

Glenn Greenwald> Human rights critics of Russia and Ecuador parade their own hypocrisy

Human rights critics of Russia and Ecuador parade their own hypocrisy The media’s new converts to civic freedom over the Pussy Riot and Assange asylum affairs show a jingoism blind to US abuses. Glenn Greenwald   The Guardian   guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 21 August 2012 12.18 EDT The punk band Pussy Riot have been sentenced to two years in […]