Short of Time: Julian Assange at the Westminster Magistrates Court

16 January 2020 — Off Guardian

By Binoy Kampmark
Demonstranten vor dem westminster magistrates court in london fordern assanges freilassung die hauptanhoerung findet am 28 februar 2020 statt

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London.

Another slot of judicial history, another notch to be added to the woeful record of legal proceedings being undertaken against Julian Assange.  The ailing WikiLeaks founder was coping as well as he could, showing the resourcefulness of the desperate at his Monday hearing.

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JULIAN ASSANGE: Countdown to Freedom–new podcast series–interviews on upcoming extradition trial

9 January 2020 — CovertAction Magazine

NEW PODCAST SERIES ON WEBSITE – click here to LISTEN!

JULIAN ASSANGE: Countdown to Freedom
News-breaking radio series at CovertAction Magazine
with interviews on upcoming extradition trial

 
In the wake of the U.S. illegal drone strike and assassination of Qasem Soleimani, it has become all the more timely to expose the illegal activities of the U.S. government. Julian Assange did just that, and he is now facing extradition to the U.S. and a lifetime sentence behind the bars of a U.S. maximum security penitentiary. As his health declines, not only does he deserve our support at this critical moment, the right to publish and inform the public is at stake.

Wikileaks Still Holding Powerful to Account as Founder Julian Assange “Slowly Dies” in Prison

30 December 2019 — Mint Press

Assange is kept in being kept in solitary confinement 23 hours per day, often sedated, in Britain’s notorious Belmarsh Prison.

Julian Assange is dying inside Belmarsh Prison in London. Those are his own words, relayed through English journalist Vaughan Smith, who revealed that the Wikileaks founder called him on Christmas Eve to share his greetings. Smith also divulged that Assange told him he is kept in solitary confinement 23 hours per day and is often sedated.

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‘Mr Assange could die in prison. There is no time to lose’

25 November, 2019 —  RT

‘Mr Assange could die in prison. There is no time to lose’ – over 60 medics in open letter to UK govt.

A demonstration in support of Julian Assange outside of Westminster Magistrates Court in London. ©  REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Julian Assange may be in real danger of dying in a UK prison, medics from across the world warned in an open letter. He may not even be fit to stand extradition trial, given the years of denial of proper healthcare.

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The Lies About Assange Must Stop Now

24 November 2019 — John Pilger

Newspapers and other media in the United States, Britain and Australia have recently declared a passion for freedom of speech, especially their right to publish freely. They are worried by the “Assange effect”.

It is as if the struggle of truth-tellers like Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning is now a warning to them: that the thugs who dragged Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy in April may one day come for them.

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Julian Assange appears in court via video link: Legal rights denied by judge

19 November 2019 — WSWS

By Thomas Scripps 

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attended a procedural hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London via video link on Monday. He is required to appear before the court every 28 days in the run-up to US extradition hearings in February.

The protest outside the court

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The Roger Stone – Wikileaks – Russia Hoax

18 November 2019 — Craig Murray

As ever, the Guardian wins the prize for the most tendentious reporting of Roger Stone’s conviction. This is not quite on the scale of its massive front page lie that Paul Manafort visited Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean Embassy. But it is a lie with precisely the same intent, to deceive the public into believing there were links between Wikileaks and the Trump campaign. There were no such links.

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Julian Assange’s judge and her husband’s links to the British military establishment exposed by WikiLeaks

14 November 2019 — Daily Maverick

By Mark Curtis and Matt Kennard

The husband of Lady Emma Arbuthnot, the Westminster chief magistrate overseeing WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US, has financial links to the British military establishment, including institutions and individuals exposed by WikiLeaks.

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How to Help Julian Assange by Writing to Him in Prison

8 November 2019 — Global Research

By Elizabeth Woodworth

Not reported by ANY corporate media was the October 2 London protest to protect Julian Assange, led by Pink Floyd’s world famous co-founder, Roger Waters and award-winning journalist John Pilger, in front of Britain’s Home Office.  About 1,000 people attended.

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Assange lawyers’ links to US govt & Bill Browder raises questions

8 November 2019 — Off Guardian

The network of lawyers in conflicting roles in Browder, Assange and US government cases raises questions about Julian Assange’s defense.

Lucy Komisar

A US government lawyer in the Assange extradition case just wrote a London Times oped promoting the Browder Magnitsky hoax. Ben Brandon is one of five lawyers in a London network whose spokes link to convicted tax fraudster William Browder, the U.S. government, and to both sides of the extradition case against whistleblower publisher Julian Assange.

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