Watch: Fighting for Julian’s Life!

Friday, 30 December 2022 — MintPress News

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Julian Assange’s father John Shipton joins Lee Camp to discuss his son’s condition, from his incarceration in London to the prospect of being extradited into the custody of the government he exposed and its Intelligence officers, who had planned to assassinate him.

Camp will also speak with journalist Kevin Gosztola about the implications of the U.S. persecution of Assange for revealing its war crimes.

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Julian Assange Needs YOU to Write Letters to the Editor

Thursday, 15 December 2022 — Assange Defense

You’ve noticed the momentum building, and now it’s time to add your voice.

Over the past few weeks, #FreeAssange activists have grown our coalition and picked up important endorsements from press freedom groups and media outlets. Global leaders are saying “enough is enough.”

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Will Belated Open Letter by The New York Times and other Media Outlets Be Enough to Compel Julian Assange’s Release From Prison?

Monday, 12 December 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Ellen Taylor

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Or will vindictive elites exposed as war criminals in documents Assange released and who engaged in deep-reaching smear campaign directed against him try to lock up the heroic truth-teller forever?

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#FreeAssange MOMENTUM: NY Times letter, Lula and Albanese Speak Out, and Cryptome’s Founder Says, “Prosecute Me!”

Thursday, 1 December 2022 — Assange Defense

It’s been a huge week for the #FreeAssange movement and you can feel the momentum building!

On the heels of the open letter from major press outlets denouncing the U.S. government’s prosecution of Julian Assange, mainstream coverage of the case has spiked. Even comedy legend Jon Stewart joined in!

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The call heard around the world: Free Julian Assange Now!

Sunday, 9 October 2022 — Peoples Dispatch

Thousands of people formed a human chain around the UK Parliament on October 8 to demand freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Actions in solidarity with the imprisoned journalist were held across the world, including in Morocco, Brazil, Australia, and the US

by Peoples Dispatch

Protestors form human chain to surround the UK Parliament in London Photo: Wikileaks/Twitter

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!

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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

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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.

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CIA, Pompeo Sued For Allegedly Spying On US Attorneys And Journalists Who Met With Assange

Monday, 15 August 2022 — The Dissenter

By Kevin Gosztola

Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

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A group of journalists and lawyers, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while he was living under political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, sued the CIA and former CIA director Mike Pompeo. They allege that the agency under Pompeo spied on them in violation of their privacy rights.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Ithaka

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.

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Assange Fights Extradition To United States With Two Appeals

Friday, 15 July 2022 — The Dissenter

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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.

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Assange Is Doing His Most Important Work Yet

Saturday, 18 June 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

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British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorized the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to be tried under the Espionage Act in a case which seeks to set a legal precedent for the prosecution of any publisher or journalist, anywhere in the world, who reports inconvenient truths about the US empire.

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UK Home Secretary Orders Julian Assange Extradition

Friday, 17 June 2022 — Assange Defense Committee

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has made her decision. This morning, she ordered Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

“A Sad Day for Western Democracy”

The co-chairs of The Assange Defense Committee – Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, and Alice Walker – released the following statement in response to Patel’s decision:

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UK Government Approves Extraditing Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange To Same Country that “Plotted to Assassinate” Him

Friday, 17 June 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Editors

UK Home secretary Priti Patel has approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.

Assange faces up to 175 years in prison in the United States if convicted of violating the Espionage Act for publishing classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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‘Another Dark Day’: UK Government Approves Assange’s Extradition To United States

Friday, 17 June 2022 — The Dissenter

By Kevin Gosztola

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United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.

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Patel Responsible For Assange’s ‘Slow-Motion Execution’ If Extradited, Doctors Warn

Monday, 13 June 2022 — The Dissenter

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A coalition of over 300 doctors warned UK Home Secretary Priti Patel that she may be responsible for the “slow-motion execution” of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if her office approves the United States government’s extradition request.

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