Category: Julian Assange

La defensa de Assange subraya el riesgo de una extradición producto de las ‘medidas extremas’ de la CIA

Los abogados de Julian Assange señalaron a una operación de vigilancia de la CIA mediante una contratista de Sheldon Adelson y el rechazo público de la administración Trump por el acusado como evidencia de que de ser extraditado, el fundador de Wikileaks enfrentaría riesgos graves.

Por Kevin Gosztola

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John Pilger: Llegó el momento para que Julian Assange sea liberado, no traicionado

La verdad es que Australia podía haber rescatado a Julian Assange, y todavía puede. Los líderes de su tierra natal que lo han traicionado deben ser señalados; ni la historia ni la decencia los olvidarán, o aquellos que hoy en día permanecen en silencio.

Por John Pilger

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As Assange’s trial begins, his lawyers highlight risk of extradition with CIA spying operation’s ‘extreme measures’

Assange’s lawyers pointed to CIA surveillance by a Sheldon Adelson-backed private contractor and the Trump administration’s public contempt for the defendant as evidence that the Wikileaks founder would face grave risks if extradited.

By Kevin Gosztola

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While demanding Assange, US refuses to extradite CIA agent who killed British teen

High-ranking CIA agent Anne Sacoolas is charged with killing a teenage British citizen. While the US demands Julian Assange’s extradition, it refuses to give up its spy. And Boris Johnson seems to be rolling over.

By Alex Rubinstein

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John Pilger: It is time for Julian Assange to be saved, not betrayed

The truth is that Australia could have rescued Julian Assange and can still rescue him. Leaders of his homeland who have betrayed him should be called out; history and decency will not forget them or those who remain silent now.

By John Pilger

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Latin America says ‘No to neoliberalism’: Ecuador’s ex-foreign minister talks uprisings and Assange

The Grayzone premieres its new show Red Lines with Anya Parampil with an interview with the former foreign minister of Ecuador, Guillaume Long.

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Why did this top ‘press freedom’ group exclude Julian Assange from its list of jailed journalists?

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) refused to include imprisoned WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange in its annual list of jailed journalists.

By Kevin Gosztola / Medium

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‘Free Julian Assange!’ say Roger Waters, John Pilger, and British MP Chris Williamson

Legendary musician Roger Waters sang “Wish You Were Here” in honor of Julian Assange, at a public concert outside the British Home Office. He was joined by journalist John Pilger and UK MP Chris Williamson in calling for the imprisoned Wikileaks publisher to be freed, and not extradited to the US.

Video edited by Ben Norton

Footage by Mohamed Elmaazi and Drew McFadyen

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40 rebuttals to the media’s smears of Julian Assange – by someone who was actually there

A former diplomat who worked in the Ecuadorian embassy while Julian Assange lived there in asylum debunks 40 of CNN’s smears against the WikiLeaks publisher.

By Fidel Narváez

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After Assange, Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno escalates persecution of critics and perceived foes

The US-backed, neoliberal Ecuadorian leader is persecuting Swedish software developer Ola Bini for his political sympathies, censoring critical media, and jailing progressive leadership in a sweeping crackdown.

By Denis Rogatyuk

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