Nils Melzer – He would be exposed to oppressive conditions of detention in the US

On the 4th January 2020, RT News posted this interview with Nils Melzer on You Tube Nils Melzer, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, speaks to RT following the UK court decision on Julian Assange. He discusses whether the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to the US would have negatively affected his mental health and led … Continue reading “Nils Melzer – He would be exposed to oppressive conditions of detention in the US”

ABC: A UK court has refused a US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. What happens now?

On the 4th January 2020, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser rejected the US Extradition Request finding ‘Assange’s precarious mental health would likely deteriorate further under the conditions of “near total isolation” he would face in a U.S. prison’. The on the 5th January 2020, the Australian broadcasting Corporation (ABC) released three articles Julian Assange’s extradition to … Continue reading “ABC: A UK court has refused a US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. What happens now?”

Craig Murray: The Assange Verdict: What Happens Now

On the 5th January 2020 Craig Murray reports I fully expect that Julian will be released on bail this week, pending a possible US appeal against the blocking of his extradition. There was discussion of when and how to make the bail application on Monday, after magistrate Vanessa Baraitser announced her decision not to grant … Continue reading “Craig Murray: The Assange Verdict: What Happens Now”

Craig Murray: Julian Assange – Imminent Freedom

On the 5th January 2020, Craig Murray reports It has been a long and tiring day, with the startlingly unexpected decision to block Julian’s extradition. The judgement is in fact very concerning, in that it accepted all of the prosecution’s case on the right of the US Government to prosecute publishers worldwide of US official … Continue reading “Craig Murray: Julian Assange – Imminent Freedom”

Assange extradition ruling due January 4th

On the 26th December, Al Burke posted Profound implications for individuals and societies everywhere Nine days from now, on 4 January 2021, a corrupt and malicious British judge is expected to deliver her ruling on whether or not a corrupt and malicious British government may be permitted to deliver Julian Assange into the hands of … Continue reading “Assange extradition ruling due January 4th”

The Code for (UK) Crown Prosecutors

Many who followed the September Assange Hearing have published that it was a ‘show trial’. This document outlining the expectations of (UK) Crown Prosecutors to uphold the rule of law is published here so that readers can make up their own mind whether the Crown Prosecution is following its own guidelines. If you feel that … Continue reading “The Code for (UK) Crown Prosecutors”

Julian Assange’s extradition hearing marred by barriers to open justice

On the 9th October 2020, Reporters without Boarders reports: After monitoring four weeks of evidence in the US extradition proceedings against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates concern regarding the targeting of Assange for his contributions to journalism, and calls again for his release. Expert testimony highlighted the political nature of the … Continue reading “Julian Assange’s extradition hearing marred by barriers to open justice”

Praise for Consortium News’ Coverage of the Assange Hearing

On the 5th October 2020, Consortium News published feedback from readers on their coverage of the Assange hearings Readers and viewers let us know what they thought of our coverage of the Julian Assange extradition hearing. We worked hard to bring you print and video coverage of just about every aspect of the Media Trial … Continue reading “Praise for Consortium News’ Coverage of the Assange Hearing”

Key Assange prosecution witness is part of academic cluster which has received millions of pounds from UK and US militaries

On 2nd October 2020, Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis report One of the US prosecution’s key medical witnesses in the Julian Assange hearing, who claimed that Assange’s risk of suicide is ‘manageable’ if extradited to the US, works for an academic institute that is funded by the UK Ministry of Defence and linked to the … Continue reading “Key Assange prosecution witness is part of academic cluster which has received millions of pounds from UK and US militaries”