Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: Julian Assange

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.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

Government attacks media as people’s media reveals the truth

For the last decade, stories produced and amplified by the democratized media have put the power structure at risk.

Julian Assange’s fateful anniversary

On top of Assange’s individual case, the current health crisis is expanding the surveillance state in ways likely not dreamed of by authorities in most countries until this very moment.

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

First Assange, now Greenwald: The growing attacks on adversarial journalism

It’s unlikely that Greenwald, who at least has the benefit of widespread fame and international support, will be the last journalist to be targeted.

U.N. Rapporteur: Julian Assange has faced psychological torture; he should not...

The United States is still seeking Assange’s extradition to the U.S., where he faces up to 175 years in prison on hacking charges and 17 counts of violating the World War I-era Espionage Act.

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