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Judge refuses to let Julian Assange leave secure dock at London extradition hearing | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled against the Australian’s application, saying there are “proportionate and sensible” measures to ensure he could talk with his lawyers in private. She said the 48-year-old is welcome to raise his hand if he can’t hear inside the glass-enclosed dock and she will stop proceedings so he can be taken to […]

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I worked with Assange to release US Iraq secrets – extraditing him is bullying masquerading as justice | inews

Come back to the detonation point of the explosive saga of Julian Assange, in the spring of 2010, and look at what Chelsea Manning, who was working as an intelligence analyst at a US base, said about the vast collection of material which she had just leaked to him.” Everywhere there is a US post, […]

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More than a thousand Galwegians sign cards in support of Julian Assange | Advertiser.ie

More than 1,000 postcards, addressed to the British home secretary, calling for extradition charges against Julian Assange to be dropped, have been signed by Galwegians. The signatures have been collected over the past number of months by the Galway Alliance Against War on Shop Street, where, at its regular stall, it has sought to explain […]

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Assange struggles to communicate with legal team amid extradition hearing – AM – ABC Radio

The Australian Wikileaks founder says he’s struggling to follow his own extradition hearing. Julian Assange’s told the judge “I’m as much a participant in the court as a spectator at Wimbledon.” The 48-year-old says he can’t properly talk with his lawyers and he’s also admitted he’s on medication that could mean he needs to take […]

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First They Came for Assange… – Antiwar.com

“WikiLeaks, I love WikiLeaks.”~ Donald Trump, October 10 2016, Wilkes-Barre, PA “This WikiLeaks is like a treasure trove.”~ Donald Trump, October 31, 2016 in Warren, MI Back in the day, not so long ago, The Donald loved him some WikiLeaks. He said so on at least five occasions out on the campaign trail – in […]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Prosecution of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange violates First Amendment | Fox News

“Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech.” — First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution In the oral argument of the famous U.S. Supreme Court cases known collectively as the Pentagon Papers Case, the late Justice William O. Douglas asked a government lawyer if the Department of Justice views the “no law” language in […]

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Attending the Assange trial – day one – National Union of Journalists

“Donald Trump wants Julian Assange’s head on a pike” his extradition hearing heard yesterday. The American president had already stated that he considered journalists “sick, dishonest, deranged and fundamentally corrupt”. The decision to ‘ramp up the charges’ against Assange was made to try and make him an example, said, Edward Fitzgerald QC speaking on behalf […]

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Queen’s Counsel Charges vs Assange ‘Significantly Overwrought’ – Consortiumnews

We are about to see how malleable the British Court system is to diktat from Washington. Will the British embrace the flimsiest of circumstantial “evidence” from U.S. security services that have axes to grind?Will British officials turn their back on 800 years of progress on the human rights wrested from King John at Runnymede?   […]

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Julian Assange asks to sit with lawyers for extradition hearing

Julian Assange had sat behind a glass-fronted dock in court room two at Woolwich Crown Court for days in silence, listening to legal arguments from the team of lawyers trying to have him sent to the United States and his own defence. Always dressed in a grey suit and jumper, he normally looked straight ahead, […]

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Sean Hannity: If Julian Assange was aggressively targeted for publishing material, where are the charges for Hillary Clinton?” | Media Matters for America

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): The fact that Hillary Clinton paid for Russian lies to influence the election. How come she’s not being arrested? How come she’s not having charges brought up on her? This is lack of equal justice under the law. The question remains, OK, if Julian Assange is aggressively targeting for publishing material, where are the charges for Hillary Clinton who paid for Russian lies […]