A Day in the Death of British Justice

12 December, 2021 — Dissident Voice

By John Pilger

The pursuit of Julian Assange for revealing secrets and lies of governments, especially the crimes of America, has entered its final stage as the British judiciary – upholders of ‘British justice’ – merge their deliberations with the undeterred power of Washington.

I sat in Court 4 in the Royal Courts of Justice in London with Stella Morris, Julian Assange’s partner. I have known Stella for as long as I have known Julian. She, too, is a voice of freedom, coming from a family that fought the fascism of Apartheid. Today, her name was uttered in court by a barrister and a judge, forgettable people were it not for the power of their endowed privilege.

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JOHN PILGER: Justice for Assange Is Justice for All

1 November, 2021 — Consortium News

In the land of Magna Carta this disgraceful case ought to have been hurled out of court long ago

Assange supporters march on Parliament, February 2020. (Joe Lauria)

By John Pilger
Special to Consortium News

When I first saw Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison, in 2019, shortly after he had been dragged from his refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy, he said, “I think I am losing my mind.”

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