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CIA discussed kidnapping or assassinating Assange, report shows

This story originally appeared on Common Dreams on Sept. 26, 2021. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg testifies at Assange extradition hearing

Kevin Gosztola, managing editor of Shadowproof, watched the trial and reports on Ellsberg’s testimony. The post Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg testifies at Assange extradition hearing…

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Remembering Kevin Zeese: A fighter for peace and justice

Peace activist and human rights attorney Kevin Zeese died of a heart attack on the morning of September 6. As his life partner, Dr. Margaret…

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Chelsea Manning Released But Still Faces Massive Fine

A judge released Manning from prison the day after her third suicide attempt because the grand jury inquiry has been disbanded. The massive fine shows…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Wikileaks espionage act extradition Julian Assange Kevin Gosztola political persecution political prosecution

Assange Extradition: Political Persecution for Journalism?

Julian Assange’s extradition hearings have finally begun in London, and his defense has the burden of showing that the US case is an act of…

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Julian Assange’s Extradition Process Is ‘A Charade’

Filmmaker John Pilger attended Julian Assange’s last court hearing and observed not only that Assange is visibly suffering from prison mistreatment, but his defense is…

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Federal Judge Continues Chelsea Manning’s Confinement and $1000 a Day Fine

Manning could be jailed for another 400 days and owe $144,00 because of an unprecedented decision by Bush-Appointed Judge Tenga. Kevin Gosztola discusses the latest…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Wikileaks espionage act extradition John Pilger Julian Assange Sajid Javid

John Pilger: Extradition Process a ‘Very Long Uphill Road’ for Assange

Britain’s Home Secretary signed off on the U.S. request to extradite Julian Assange, and now UK courts will decide his fate. But if the process…

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UN Torture Expert Says Assange Is Victim of Psychological Torture

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer investigated the situation of Julian Assange, despite initial reservations. He says if Assange is extradited he faces a…

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Posted in #Journalism #TheRealNews #Wikileaks espionage act Eugene Puryear freedom of speech Julian Assange Paul Jay

As Trump Threatens Iran With War, Espionage Charges Against Assange Threaten Journalists

The Espionage Act removes the possibility of a public interest defense for Julian Assange, and sends a chilling message to journalists and whistleblowers The post…

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Daniel Ellsberg on Julian Assange’s Espionage Charges

The US Department of Justice issued an 18-count indictment against Julian Assange for violating the 1917 Espionage Act. We speak to Daniel Ellsberg about the…

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Chelsea Manning Back in Prison After Refusing to Testify

Freed eight days ago, Manning was subpoenaed before a new grand jury investigating Assange. Despite grave danger to her health, she refused to testify, saying…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Wikileaks Ecuador Julian Assange Ola Bini

Guilt by Association? Arrest of Assange Friend Has No Basis

Cyber-security and privacy expert Ola Bini was arrested in Ecuador the same day that Ecuador revoked Julian Assange’s asylum. A court now affirmed his pre-trial…

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Assange Extradition Will Have Chilling Effect on Investigative Journalism, Free Speech

We speak to Julian Assange’s lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, about the first extradition hearing Assange had in London, where he refused to voluntarily turn himself over…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Wikileaks chelsea manning Jacqueline Luqman jeff cohen Julian Assange marc steiner whistleblower

Assange Indictment: A Threat to the Foundation of US Democracy?

A panel discussion between FAIR’s Jeff Cohen and Jacqueline Luqman, with host Marc Steiner examines whether this is the beginning of an attempt to stop…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ecuador Guillaume Long Julian Assange Lenin Moreno Rafael Correa

Ecuadorian President’s Motives for Surrendering Assange: Vengeance & IMF Loan?

$4.2 billion IMF loan, submission to the US, and vengeance appear to have been President Moreno’s true motives for revoking Assange’s asylum in Ecuador’s London…

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Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

By Brandon Soderberg. As police pulled Julian Assange out of the the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the Wikileaks founder held on to a copy of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews arrest chelsea manning Gore Vidal Julian Assange militarism national security state Paul Jay

Assange Arrested for Exposing U.S. War Crimes – Paul Jay

Wikileaks released Manning’s leaked documents and exposed multiple crimes committed by the U.S. government and armed forces – Jay says this is getting lost in…

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Daniel Ellsberg On Assange Arrest: The Beginning of the End For Press Freedom

“This is the first indictment of a journalist and editor or publisher…And if it’s successful it will not be the last.” The post Daniel Ellsberg…

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Posted in #TheRealNews chelsea manning Ecuador John Bolton Julian Assange Lenin Moreno London Marjorie Cohn Mike Pompeo

Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 2/2)

Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange…

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Posted in #TheRealNews chelsea manning Ecuador John Bolton Julian Assange Lenin Moreno London Marjorie Cohn Mike Pompeo

Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 1/2)

Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange…

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