Julian Assange

Julian Assange’s Asylum to be Rescinded

July 23, 2018

Since Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen, President Moreno must protect his rights, says Alfred de Zayas, former UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Ecuador close to evicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: Greenwald

July 23, 2018

DW. Ecuadorian authorities are about to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from their London embassy, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reported. Assange was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to the US. Assange has staged occasional public appearances from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London The UK and Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno are…

Julian Assange's Asylum in Ecuador's Embassy is 'Under Threat'

Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuador’s Embassy is ‘Under Threat’

May 17, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, comments on the recent revelations in The Guardian that Ecuador spent millions of dollars on Assange’s security, on his current total isolation, and on the current government’s apparent lack of interest in guaranteeing Assange’s political asylum

Assange’s Arrest Warrant Continues to Expose Him to Danger of Extradition to US

February 7, 2018

Julian Assange’s lawyers tried to have his arrest warrant dismissed because Sweden dropped its extradition request last May. However, a UK judge reaffirmed the warrant, which exposes him to the possibility of a secret US extradition request

John Pilger: Julian Assange is Cleared of Rape Allegations, but Far From Free

May 22, 2017

Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger says Swedish authorities should be ’embarrassed’ for pursuing what he called trumped up accusations against Assange and also how journalists are increasingly targeted as enemies of the state.

Glen Ford Report

April 26, 2017
Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report says Trump is trying to “normalize” his presidency by doing what US intelligence services want.

Podesta Emails Show Hillary Is No Champion of Progressive Causes

October 13, 2016

Overshadowed by revelations of Trump’s sexual assaults on women, the documents published by Wikileaks expose the Democratic candidate as a servant of corporate and military power, says author and journalist Doug Henwood

Wikileaks

February 3, 2016
Carey Shenkman of the Center for Constitutional Rights says Sweden and the UK are likely to honor UN decision

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security