Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: Julian Assange

In the crosshairs: The perilous reality for journalists in 2023

Examining the heightened risks faced by journalists in conflict zones, especially in the Gaza Strip, amidst global political tensions and criticism of U.S. foreign policy.

‘Enough is enough’: Australian PM throws support behind movement to free...

A growing number of politicians are calling on the United States to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange.

CIA whistleblower reflects on the persecution of Julian Assange

Assange’s extradition will be a pinnacle moment for accountability.

British court rules Assange can be extradited to US to face...

“Today is international human rights day, what a shame. How cynical to have this decision on this day.”

The plot to kill Julian Assange: Report reveals CIA’s plan to...

“This is the CIA talking about conspiracy to kidnap and murder an Australian citizen and an award-winning journalist and editor who has done nothing but publish truthful information.”

UK High Court grants US permission to appeal ban on Assange...

“The U.S. government should have accepted the Magistrates’ Court’s decision —instead, it keeps this case going.”

Assange extradition: Justice denied or just delayed?

“The American public needed urgently to know what was being done routinely in their name, and there was no other way for them to learn it than by unauthorized disclosure.”

UK judge denies US request to extradite Assange

“I find that the mental condition of Mr. Assange is such that it would be oppressive to extradite him to the United States of America.”

UK judge rejects us extradition request for Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

U.S. prison system seen as a death threat...

‘Victory for Julian”: UK blocks WikiLeaks founder Assange extradition to US...

While the decision is a “very significant victory” for Assange, the judge has largely sided with the U.S. prosecution.

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

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Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.