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.

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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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Julian Assange: The Lynching of the Charismatic Geek By Diana Johnstone

4 November 2019 — Global Research

Once upon a time, there was a very bright little boy in Australia who grew up as stranger to conventional society. His mother went from husband to husband, from theater to cult, always on the eccentric margins, while the boy’s natural father was left behind. As an adolescent he found his own world in cyberspace, which offered a field for his insatiable curiosity. As he learned about that great world out there and its secrets, he developed his very own rigorous ethic: his vocation was to search for true facts and share them with the public. Living outside the usual social codes, his moral compass was uninhibited by the usual niceties. Truth was truth, deception was wrong, lies on the part of the powerful should be exposed.

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UK art exhibition for Julian Assange: “If courage was not contagious, I wouldn’t be here today”

1 November 2019 — WSWS

By Paul Bond 

In the face of a media blackout and state-orchestrated vendetta, support for Julian Assange is growing among artists. An Exhibition of Free Expression by three local artists on the UK’s Isle of Wight offered a revealing glimpse of popular opposition to the attempts to silence the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder and award-winning journalist.

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Killing Julian Assange: Justice Denied When Exposing Official Wrongdoing By Philip Giraldi

31 October 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The hideous treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues and many observers are citing his case as being symptomatic of developing “police state” tendencies in both the United States and in Europe, where rule of law is being subordinated to political expediency.

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British Government Retains Julian Assange in a Maximum Security Prison at the Behest of Trump Regime

30 October 2019 — Global Research

By Dr. Leon Tressell

At his latest extradition hearing Julian Assange was once again denied justice by a British court.

If extradited to the U.S. he faces 175 years imprisonment for revealing American war crimes committed during its regime change wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Did this happen in the home of Magna Carta? By John Pilger

28 October 2019 — John Pilger

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In a special comment written for Consortium News, John Pilger describes the disturbing scene inside a London courtroom last week when the WikiLeaks publisher, Julian Assange, appeared at the start of a landmark extradition case that will define the future of free journalism.

The worst moment was one of a number of ‘worst’ moments. I have sat in many courtrooms and seen judges abuse their positions. This judge, Vanessa Baraitser – actually she isn’t a judge at all; she’s a magistrate – shocked all of us who were there.

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