Police response to anti-monarchy protests shows the need for Netpol’s Charter for Freedom of Assembly Rights

Friday, 16 September 2022 — NetPol

There has been outrage at the arrests. But protest is not illegal!

#NotMyKing and police

There has been outrage this week at the arrests and threat of arrest of anti-monarchy protesters. However the arrests have also led to a lot of misinformation and alarmist statements about the law and our right to protest.

Continue reading

Crown prosecutor levels blackmail charges against Palestine Action

Thursday, 15 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Kit Klarenberg

A masked man with a poster stands in front of pictures of children slain in GazaPalestine Action continues its protests in spite of an impending court case that could land several activists in prison for years. Martin Pope SOPA Images

In June, I wrote an analysis of Britain’s disturbingly draconian new Sections of that bill give every appearance of having been specifically drawn up in order to undermine Palestine Action.

Openly committed to damaging and destroying the British-based assets of top Israeli arms manufacturers, including Elbit Systems, Palestine Action has since launch in mid-2020 pulled off a string of successes, resulting in the closure of the company’s sites, and abandonment of offices by companies leasing space to Elbit.

Continue reading

In London: Free Assange Human Chain

Friday, 26 August 2022 — RootsAction

We’re forwarding information from the Don’t Extradite Assange Campaign.

The national Surround Parliament demonstration on Saturday 8 October is fast approaching. We need the largest possible turnout so we are asking for your help. We already have roughly one half of the 5,000 links needed in the human chain that will surround the Houses of Parliament!

Continue reading

Albert Woodfox, Angola Three Warrior, passes

Thursday, 11 August, 2022 — Hood Communist

by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Albert woodfox

Who has not heard of the Angola Three, three young black prisoners who were falsely accused of killing a prison guard in 1972 in the infamous Louisiana maximum security prison cited at a former slave plantation—and named for the place where the African captives came from, Angola. On Thursday, August 4th, attorneys for Albert Woodfox announced his passing at the age of 75.

Continue reading

Those Angry at Rushdie’s Stabbing Have Been Missing In Action Over a Far Bigger Threat to our Freedom

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 — MintPress Newsnathan 

Jonathan Cook

Rushdie assange

Nothing I am about to write should be read as diminishing in any way my sympathy for Salman Rushdie, or my outrage at the appalling attack on him. Those who more than 30 years ago put a fatwa on his head after he wrote the novel, “The Satanic Verses,” made this assault possible. They deserve contempt. I wish him a speedy recovery.

Continue reading

BREAKING: 11 AM Press Conference! CIA & Mike Pompeo SUED for Spying on Americans!

Monday, 15 August 2022 — Assange Defense

Remember when news broke that the CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Julian Assange, and that they colluded with a foreign security firm to spy on those who visited him in the embassy?

Today, attorneys announced a bombshell lawsuit against the CIA, its former Director Mike Pompeo, and the security firm he conspired with.

Continue reading

Take Part in The Human Chain to Free Julian Assange – 8 October 2022

Thursday, 11 August 2022 — — Don’t Extradite Assange

Plus two new video interviews with Stella Assange

By Don’t Extradite Assange

Below is the initiative of the Free Assange human chain.

Sign up for the Human Chain here


Dear Supporter,

Because of your help over 1500 people have pledged to be part of the Free Assange human chain. Thank you for sharing the event on social media and around the United Kingdom.

Continue reading

We all *must* speak up in defense of Graham Phillips!

Monday, 8 August, 2022 — The Saker

Dear friends,

After seeing and then posting this video by Graham Phillips I got so disgusted by what was being done to him by the British authorities that I decided to contact him and ask him a few very basic question about his situation in the hope to introduce him to a larger audience, give visibility to his case and to try to offer him as much support as possible.  So I emailed Graham who very kindly took the time to answer my questions.  Here is our full exchange below.

Continue reading

The US is ‘close to getting its hands on Julian Assange. An interview with John Pilger

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 — John Pilger

In an interview with Oscar Grenfell of the World Socialist Website, John Pilger explains the latest manoeuvres by the US and UK authorities to extradite Julian Assange, journalist and publisher, to the US where he faces 175 years in prison for the crime of journalism.

Continue reading

Julian Assange News Links 10-16 July 2022

Saturday, 16 July 2022 — The New Dark Age

Force The Government To Prove Espionage, Not Whistleblowing

Julian Assange Appeals His Extradition To The United States

Julian: Let’s Take a Stand

Continue reading


Sunday, 10 July 2022 — Craig Murray

Away from the Tory Babel over who will be the top “world-leading” sociopath, I spent the last two evenings in the company of decent people. John and Gabriel Shipton, Julian’s father and brother, were in Glasgow and Edinburgh for the screening of “Ithaka”, the documentary that follows the fight by Julian Assange’s family to have him freed. I was moderating the Q & A.

Continue reading

Assange Fights Extradition To United States With Two Appeals

Friday, 15 July 2022 — The Dissenter

This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism.

Attorneys for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange separately appealed decisions by Home Office Secretary Priti Patel and a United Kingdom district court, which authorized his extradition to the United States.

Continue reading

UK: Roma-Traveller Legislated out of existence!

Friday, 1 July 2022 — Goodlaw Project

The end of UK Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month is a good moment to take stock of the current bleak situation facing these communities. For many years, they have been one of the most marginalised groups in the UK. They face systemic prejudice and discrimination that pervades their children’s education, their family’s medical care, and their community’s traditional nomadic lifestyle.

Continue reading

Get ready to resist the PCSC Act!

Saturday, 25 June 2022 — NetPolSave Our Rights

New Police powers are coming into force next week!

On 28th June, most of the powers in the Police, Crime and Sentencing Act will come into force. This includes the changes to the Public Order Act that will allow the police to impose conditions on protests that are too noisy. It also reduces the threshold for arrest and prosecution for breaching conditions from having to prove that a person knew the conditions were imposed to only having to prove they “ought to know”.

Continue reading

Julian Assange News Links 20-24 June 2022

Friday, 24 June 2022 — The New Dark Age

Don’t Extradite Assange

If Albanese Asks For Assange’s Freedom, Biden Ought To Agree

Stella Assange: ‘We Are Going To Fight This’

UK Government Approves Request To Send Assange To US For Trial

Continue reading