UN Reporting on Torture of Assange Banned from Corporate Media

On the 26th June 2020, marking International Day in Support of Torture Victims, Ray McGovern writes Nils Melzer, UN Rapporteur on Torture, belatedly learned that Julian Assange was being tortured.  Meltzer came to realize that he had been misled by the “news” about Assange in the Establishment media, so he did his own investigation. With … Continue reading “UN Reporting on Torture of Assange Banned from Corporate Media”

Doctors speak out

On the 6th June 2020, Don’t Extradite Assange Campaign posted this video on YouTube Dr. Lissa Johnson – Psychologist Dr. Derek Summerfield – Senior Lecturer at London’s Institute of Psychiatry Dr. Bob Gill – NHS Dotor

The Julian Assange Show Trial, And The Not-So-Subtle Art Of Normalising Torture

On the 12th March Dr Lissa Johnson writes Australian journalist Julian Assange remains locked up in a UK prison facing no British charges, having endured years of arbitrary detention and psychological torture. His extradition hearing to the United States is more of the same, writes psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson. During Senate Estimates Hearings in the Australian Federal … Continue reading “The Julian Assange Show Trial, And The Not-So-Subtle Art Of Normalising Torture”

The Character Assassination of Julian Assange

On 16th June 2019, posted to Catherine Brown’s blog Two events entitled ‘Imperialism on Trial – Free Julian Assange’ were held at the Crypt on the Green and St James’s Church, Clerkenwell, London, on Tuesday June 11th, and Wednesday June 12th, 2019, 7-10 pm, organised by Greg Sharkey. Summary of Proceedings with presentations by: Chris … Continue reading “The Character Assassination of Julian Assange”

Eva Joly: If Julian Assange is extradited, it’s the end of the rule of law in the West

On the 12th April, Jérôme Duval translates an interview with Eva Joly, French Magistrate, presidential candidate and retired member of the European Parliament. A former magistrate, Eva Joly made a name for herself during her career by investigating political and financial cases such as the Elf affair, which led to some thirty convictions, including that … Continue reading “Eva Joly: If Julian Assange is extradited, it’s the end of the rule of law in the West”

Doctors For Assange: Statement on Assange Bail Hearing over Coronavirus Risk

March 27, 2020 Doctors4Assange strongly condemns Wednesday’s decision by UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny bail to Julian Assange. Despite our prior unequivocal statement[1]that Mr Assange is at increased risk of serious illness and death were he to contract coronavirus, and the evidence of medical experts, Baraitser dismissed the risk, citing UK guidelines for … Continue reading “Doctors For Assange: Statement on Assange Bail Hearing over Coronavirus Risk”

Assange vs Khodorkovsky: Arbitrary Application of Human Rights by British Courts

On 6th April Nina Cross writes A TALE OF TWO DETENTIONS: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky. “…this will be decided properly, independently by the British legal system respected throughout the world for its independence and integrity,” said then UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt immediately following the arrest of Julian Assange, founder … Continue reading “Assange vs Khodorkovsky: Arbitrary Application of Human Rights by British Courts”

Craig Murray: The Armoured Glass Box is an Instrument of Torture

On 2nd March 2020 Craig Murray writes In Thursday’s separate hearing on allowing Assange out of the armoured box to sit with his legal team, I witnessed directly that Baraitser’s ruling against Assange was brought by her into court BEFORE she heard defence counsel put the arguments, and delivered by her entirely unchanged. I might start by … Continue reading “Craig Murray: The Armoured Glass Box is an Instrument of Torture”

Doctors for Assange: The Lancet – doctors’ warnings on torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange

On 17th February 2020 an Email sent to the Australian Foreign Minister Senator the Hon Marise Payne by 117 Doctors from 96 countries. Email reads: From: Doctors for Assange doctorsforassange@gmail.comDate: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 6:55 AMSubject: The Lancet – doctors’ warnings on torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange To: foreign.minister@dfat.gov.au Cc: senator.wong@aph.gov.au, A.Albanese.MP@aph.gov.au … Continue reading “Doctors for Assange: The Lancet – doctors’ warnings on torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange”