FULL VIDEO: CN LIVE!: Webb on Epstein and the Guardian, the NYT and WikiLeaks: Episode 6

16 August 2019 — Consortium News

Episode 6 of CN Live! Whitney Webb’s powerful interview on Epstein and Mark Davis on The Guardian, the NYT, WikiLeaks and the publication of the Afghan War Logs.

CN Live!‘s live stream was interrupted for unknown causes on Friday. We recorded the program at its source and provide here the full broadcast, which includes blistering remarks about how the corporate media dealt with Julian Assange, as well as a powerful, hour-long, in-depth interview with journalist Whitney Webb on the life and death of Jeffery Epstein.

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Chelsea Manning faces $441,000 in fines and another year in jail for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks By Niles Niemuth

9 August 2019 — WSWS

Federal District Judge Anthony Trenga rejected a motion Monday from imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning to reconsider the imposition of daily fines for her principled refusal to testify before a grand jury impaneled to bring frame up charges against WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange.

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Assange’s father speaks to the WSWS: “Julian’s resolve is fierce” By Oscar Grenfell

5 August 2019 — WSWS

John Shipton, Julian Assange’s father and a leading campaigner for his freedom, spoke to the World Socialist Web Site (WSWS) in Sydney yesterday about the conditions of his son’s imprisonment in Britain and the fight to prevent his extradition to the US. The WikiLeaks founder faces the prospect of 175 years in a US jail for his role in exposing American war crimes.

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Defending Assange and Basic Freedoms: Think Bigger – Much Bigger By Al Burke

2 August 2019 — Off Guardian

Around the globe, well-informed and dedicated souls have for years been explicating the persecution of Julian Assange and its much broader implications. They include the likes of Suzie Dawson in New Zealand, Caitlin Johnstone in Australia, John Pilger in Britain and Joe Lauria in the United States, to mention just a few.

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Media silent on dismissal of DNC suit against Julian Assange

2 August 2019 — WSWS

A federal court ruling last Tuesday, dismissing a Democratic National Committee (DNC) civil suit against Julian Assange “with prejudice,” was a devastating indictment of the US ruling elite’s campaign to destroy the WikiLeaks founder and of the entire “Russiagate” conspiracy theory peddled by the Democratic Party, corporate media outlets and the intelligence agencies for the past three years.

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US, Sweden and Britain dismiss UN finding that they tortured Assange By Oscar Grenfell

29 July 2019 — WSWS

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer last weekend publicly released detailed letters he sent to the governments of the United States, Britain, Sweden and Ecuador in May, documenting their responsibility for the “psychological torture” inflicted upon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a result of a decade-long political persecution.

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A Non-Hack That Raised Hillary’s Hackles By Ray McGovern

25 July 2019 — Consortium News

Three years ago Monday WikiLeaks published a trove of highly embarrassing emails that had been leaked from inside the Democratic National Committee. As has been the case with every leak revealed by WikiLeaks, the emails were authentic. These particular ones, however, could not have come at a worse time for top Democratic Party officials.

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