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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Swedish Prosecutors: ‘It’s Not on the Cards’ to Interview Assange – After Hanging Arrest Warrant Over Him for Seven Years By Nina Cross

9 July 2019 — Global Research

Swedish prosecutors have this week announced that for the time being they will not be issuing a European Investigation Order (EIO) to interview Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks.  According to Sweden’s Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions,  Eva-Marie Persson,”…it is currently not on the cards to issue a European investigation order…” For now, they will be analysing evidence before making a decision regarding procedure. So, how is it possible she is now not in a position to interview him – yet two months ago she requested his detention so that she could issue a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) against him and start an extradition process?

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Too hot to touch? MSM outlets stand united in rejecting op-ed on Assange by UN expert on torture

27 June 2019 — RT

Too hot to touch? MSM outlets stand united in rejecting op-ed on Assange by UN expert on torture

Demonstrators protest outside of Westminster Magistrates Court in support of Julian Assange. ©REUTERS / Hannah Mckay

The UN rapporteur on torture has written a scalding op-ed in support of Julian Assange, in which he says the publisher was the victim of a smear campaign. Now he claims many leading MSM outlets are snubbing the piece.

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Julian Assange Newslinks 20-24 June 2019

24 June 2019 — The New Dark Age

 

Trump Threatening the World’s Most Eco-Sensitive Habitats https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/06/24/trump-threatening-the-worlds-most-eco-sensitive-habitats/

Punitive fines threaten whistleblower Chelsea Manning with bankruptcy http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/24/chel-j24.html

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