Julian Assange News Links 6-9 December 2019

10 December 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Newsweek Journo Quits After Editors Kills Report On Syria Chemical Attack Scandal
https://www.mintpressnews.com/newsweek-tareq-haddad-quits-syria-douma-opcw/263292/

Question for Kirbymoorside UK Hustings Meeting: Would you stand up for Julian Assange?
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/12/question-for-kirbymoorside-uk-hustings-meeting-would-you-stand-up-for-julian-assange99425/

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Workshop on Northern Ireland: The legacy of collusion

9 December 2019 — Statewatch

Statewatch Workshop on Northern Ireland: 

Thursday 30 January 2020: 18.00 – 20.00 at:

Statewatch, c/o: MAYDAY ROOMS,,88 Fleet St, London EC4Y

THE LEGACY OF COLLUSION

On 20 November 2019 the Presiding Coroner for Northern Ireland, the Honourable Mrs Justice Keegan, set a timetable to hear the 71 outstanding Legacy Inquests into killings that date back as far as the 1970s over the next five years. At the same time, there are a number of related on-going criminal and Police Ombudsman investigations.

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Patient data from GP surgeries sold to US companies

7 December 2019 — The Guardian

Dealings with international pharma raise new fears about American ambitions to access NHS

Jeremy Corbyn shows redacted documents of secret trade talks between the UK and US governments.

Jeremy Corbyn shows redacted documents of secret trade talks between the UK and US governments. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Data about millions of NHS patients has been sold to US and other international pharmaceutical companies for research, the Observer has learned, raising new fears about America’s growing ambitions to access lucrative parts of the health service after Brexit.

Reddit Bans Users for Telling the Truth

7 December 2019 — Off Guardian

Apparently honesty is now “Russia-like activity”

Kit Knightly

Last week (November 27th), at a press conference, Jeremy Corbyn unveiled dozens of leaked documents. Documents showing that Boris Johnson – and the Tories in general – are lying when they say there are no plans to open up the NHS to US trade.

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The Dirty War on the NHS: Save the Date: Online Cinema Screening on Mon 9 Dec

7 December 2019 — John Pilger

For those who cannot get to a cinema, we are organising an Online Cinema Screening on Monday 9 December between 6pm and 10pm. Tickets are £10. If you want to watch the film, click on the link below, buy your ticket, and on Monday you will be sent a link to the film and an access code. You can start watching any time between 6pm and 10pm. (This will only be available to people in the UK.)

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Journalist Exposes BBC Propaganda in Ukraine, Crimea and Beyond

5 December 2019 — 21st Century Wire

Is the BBC really an “impartial news gathering organisation”?

Independent journalist Graham Phillips gives a brief masterclass here, showing a few examples of blatant propaganda being produced by the BBC. As he points out, their reports are intended to deceive viewers by delivering an overtly anti-Russian, false portrayal of events being reported, normally devoid of any real context outside of the official western government-approved narrative. Watch:
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Julian Assange News Links 5 December 2019

5 December 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Medical Doctors Protest Failure of UK Home Secretary to Act on Mr Julian Assange
https://www.globalresearch.ca/medical-doctors-protest-failure-uk-home-secretary-julian-assange/5696778

Doctors condemn failure of British government to answer letter demanding medical care for Julian Assange
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/05/doct-d05.html

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Influenced by corporate America: Adoption of dangerous social policies ‘destined to cause death’

30 November 2019 — True Publica

This extract is the conclusion from the ‘Influences and Consequences’ report, which concludes research as conducted over the past ten years by disabled researcher Mo Stewart. The detailed and often disturbing research evidence exposes the human consequences of the adoption of neoliberal politics, together with American social and labour market policies, which guaranteed the creation of preventable harm for the UK disabled community who are unfit to work. Despite political rhetoric, the welfare reforms were unrelated to costs, which always was a political smokescreen. The ultimate political goal was to demolish what was once the psychological security of the UK welfare state which would make it easier to eventually remove, to be replaced by private healthcare insurance, as planned by every UK government since 1992.

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We Asked NHS Doctors About the Trade Documents Corbyn Revealed

29 November 2019 — Novara Media

This week Corbyn revealed un-redacted trade documents detailing talks between the Conservative government and the Trump administration between 2016 – now. He argued they prove the NHS is indeed up for sale, contradicting Boris Johnson. We asked two medical doctors to explain the papers. Featuring Dr Rita Issa and Dr Timesh Pillay.
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Who Gets to Speak for British Jews? How the Myth of ‘the Jewish Community’ Marginalises Dissent

29 November 2019 — Novara Media

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by Jo Sutton-Klein 

The UK’s chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, caused yet another headache for Labour this week when he accused Jeremy Corbyn of allowing “a poison sanctioned from the top” to take root in the party. Although he didn’t explicitly tell people not to vote Labour, it was easy to read between the lines when Rabbi Mirvis mused, “what will happen to Jews and Judaism in Britain if the Labour party forms the next government?”

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‘The Tories Pose an Immense Risk to Us and to All Minorities’: The Jewish Groups Campaigning for Corbyn

27 November 2019 — Source: Novara Media

by Francesca Newton

@frannewtonn

On Tuesday, the country’s chief Rabbi criticised Jeremy Corbyn on antisemitism, saying he had allowed “a poison sanctioned from the top” to take root in the party. Earlier this month, the UK’s oldest and largest Jewish newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle, published a front page editorial that asked non-Jews to do the same. Before this, in October, Jonathan Romain – one of Britain’s best-known Rabbis – sent an email to his Shul urging members to vote against Labour.

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