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“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

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“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

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“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

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Return Of Debt Prison: “…Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt”

“Tres Biggs was working two jobs but they fell behind on their medical bills, then the unthinkable happened.  “You wouldn’t think you’d go to jail over medical bills,” Tres Biggs said. Tres Biggs went to jail for failing to appear in … Continue reading

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NO FREE SPEECH: “French Intellectual Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison For Calling Mass Immigration an “Invasion””

“French intellectual Renaud Camus has been given a 2 month suspended prison sentence for saying that mass immigration into Europe represents an “invasion.” Camus will only avoid jail by paying 1800 euros to two “anti-racist” organizations, SOS Racisme and the … Continue reading

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“In Mississippi, people who steal can be forced to work until their debt is paid”

“Has Mississippi brought back debtor’s prison? That’s what critics are calling a restitution initiative in the Magnolia State, one which has attracted a lot of attention of late. The spotlight is back on the program thanks to a long investigative … Continue reading

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“‘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

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