‘ONE IN FOUR’ UK doctors forced off work as Covid-19 pandemic causes severe headache for healthcare system

On 30th March RT News reported The UK’s national healthcare system (NHS) is struggling to cope with around 25 percent of doctors who are off work sick or in self-isolation, as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaks havoc across frontline services. The president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), Professor Andrew Goddard, claimed on Monday that […]

Craig Murray: I do not see how anybody can possibly argue there is any intention other than to cause his death.

On the 25th March, Craig Murray wrote: Unfortunately I am in lockdown at home in Edinburgh and cannot get down to Westminster Magistrates Court for Julian Assange’s urgent bail application today. Several hearings ago, Magistrate Baraitser stated pre-emptively that she would not grant bail, before any application had been made. Today’s application will argue that […]

UK govt accused of ‘fiddling’ Covid-19 death figures amid ‘family consent’ claims

On the 26th March, RT News reports on Twitter announcements Editors’s Note: This article is included as fighting a pandemic relies on timely and accurate information. ‘Fiddling’ figures adds to the suggestion the UK Health Authorities do not have the situation in control. The UK government is facing allegations they are manipulating coronavirus death numbers, […]

Legal arguments during the first week of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing highlight lack of US evidence

On 28th February, RSF reported Editor’ Note: This observation may be applied to the Bail application of the 25th March when the prosecution claimed Julian Assange was not a Covid-19 risk or Judge Baraitser acknowledged Julian was not the only vulnerable detainee in Belmarsh. During the first week of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s US extradition […]

Urgent action needed to prevent COVID-19 “rampaging through places of detention”

GENEVA (25 March 2020) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to take urgent action to protect the health and safety of people in detention and other closed facilities, as part of overall efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. “Covid-19 has begun to strike prisons, jails and immigration detention […]