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The imprisonment of Julian Assange is at once a personal issue for him and his family, a libertarian issue and a human issue.

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Julian Assange and the culture of revenge – Pearls and Irritations

In a saga of cruelty towards a gifted whistleblower, publisher and journalist, diverse actors have jostled to be on stage, have been eager to promote their roles in attacking Assange, or have been massively indifferent to his achievements and plight. US, UK, Swedish, Ecuadorean and Australian governments have been complicit, the US by taking years […]

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The Controversial Prosecutor at the Heart of Julian Assange Case

In 2008, Kromberg was the subject of a Washington Post profile covering his conduct in the prosecution of Sami Al-Arian, a Palestinian academic in the U.S. who faced terrorism charges after 9/11. The government’s relentless pursuit of Al-Arian came to be viewed by many legal observers as an example of malicious prosecution, with Kromberg’s role […]

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Key witness in Assange case admits to lies in indictment – Stundin

A major witness in the United States’ Department of Justice case against Julian Assange has admitted to fabricating key accusations in the indictment against the Wikileaks founder. The man in question, Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson, was recruited by US authorities to build a case against Assange after misleading them to believe he was previously a close […]

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Julian Assange’s Continued Imprisonment Is A Test For Bitcoin’s Values

When Wikileaks first emerged, it represented an affinity with another emerging community: bitcoin. Julian Assange had spoken at length about the Cypherpunks, the early 90s movement that sought to enact change through code and the laws of cryptography. This included experiments with early versions of digital money. So it was a natural fit for Wikileaks […]

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800 Days and counting

On the 800th day of Julian Assange’s incarceration and his continued psychological torture in solitary confinement, Dr. Deepa Driver – Academic and Free Speech Campaigner, Brian Vickery – Libertarian Assange Campaigner, and Dan Liddicott – Independent Libertarian Campaigner come together, in a Guest Forum, to explore why Wikileaks is so important, and why the response […]

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Julian Assange faces the ‘trial of the century’: 10 reasons why it threatens freedom of speech | The Grayzone

  The Ecuadorian diplomat who gave Julian Assange political asylum reports from the extradition hearing against the WikiLeaks journalist, and explains why it is “the most important case against the freedom of expression in an entire generation.” If the case in London were decided solely on justice, as it should in a state based on […]

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Revealed: The UK government campaign to force Julian As…

The UK government paid £8,330 in November 2018 to bring Ecuador’s defence minister Oswaldo Jarrín to Britain, two months before the planned seizure of Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, it can be revealed.It is unusual for foreign ministers to have their trips to the UK paid by the British government, and the […]

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Add your event for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2021 – Assange Freedom Network

The World is in the midst of the most severe clampdown on media freedoms in living memory. The plight of Julian Assange is emblematic of the destruction of a Free Press especially in the West, as well as much of the rest of the World. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration, […]

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Two Years After Assange’s Arrest, Biden Can End Trump’s Assault On Press Freedom – The Dissenter

President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Attorney General Merrick Garland now have the obligation, if they are serious about press freedom, to drop the charges that were issued under Trump by a Justice Department deeply politicized by Attorney General Bill Barr. The Biden administration should recognize how much time has passed, including […]

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Julian Assange’s High Court fight against extradition

On Sunday, April the 11th, Julian will have spent 2 full years in Belmarsh prison. 730 days. It marks the beginning of the third year of Julian’s incarceration. Protests and solidarity actions are planned around the world to raise awareness. Reporters Without Borders (@rsf_inter on Twitter) has changed its banner into a Free Assange message […]