Tag Archives: assange

“Assange extradition hearing postponed until September AT EARLIEST – WikiLeaks”

“The second part of Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing has been postponed until at least September, WikiLeaks has confirmed, after parties returned to court in the UK for a brief 20-minute hearing to fix a new date… That was due … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Assange lawyer… claim US mulled ‘kidnapping and poisoning’…”

“The US government plotted to kidnap or kill Julian Assange while he was holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a UK court was told yesterday during the WikiLeaks publisher’s extradition hearing. What do we know so far? Assange’s … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Assange detention illegal under English, European and international law, defense argues”

“Day three of the Julian Assange extradition hearing is focusing on whether the allegations against Assange amount to “political offenses.” If so, it would likely be outside of the judge’s jurisdiction to approve extradition. Kicking off proceedings at Woolwich Crown … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Julian Assange was ‘handcuffed 11 times and stripped naked'”

“Julian Assange was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had his case files confiscated after the first day of his extradition hearing, according to his lawyers, who complained of interference in his ability to take part…” https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/feb/25/julian-assange-handcuffed-stripped-naked-claim-lawyers Julian, this … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“‘Journalism is not a crime’: Australian MP says charges against Assange must be dropped…”

“Continued persecution of the WikiLeaks co-founder is a “crazy situation,” Australian lawmaker George Christiansen told RT, adding that Julian Assange did not commit any crime aside from running afoul of US elites. Christiansen, a member of the Liberal National Party … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Australian senator calls on govt to bring Assange home as journalist faces ‘death’ if extradited to US”

“The Australian government has been implored to urgently intervene in Julian Assange’s extradition plight and to bring its citizen home, by a senator who warned that the WikiLeaks founder faces death in a US prison. Assange is currently in jail … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“‘Disabled’ prisoner found dead in cell of British prison holding Assange”

“A prisoner at the high-security Belmarsh Prison, where WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is being held, has been found dead in his cell following a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled. Liridon Saliuka, 29, who was born … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment