2022-01-24: News Headlines

teleSUR (2022-01-24). Assange To Defy His Extradition To US Before UK Supreme Court. telesurenglish.net On Monday, London's High Court authorized WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to challenge his extradition to the United States before the British Supreme Court. This decision temporarily blocks his transfer to that country. | RELATED: | British judges Ian Burnett and Tim Holroyde denied Assange permission to appeal their extradition approval before the Supreme Court. However, they validated his legal team's challenge…

sputniknews (2022-01-24). Situation Near London High Court as Appeal Hearing in Assange Extradition to US Case Takes Place. sputniknews.com Assange faces up to 175 years in prison in the United States for publishing thousands of classified documents that exposed war crimes committed by American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-01-24). Julian Assange Wins Right to Appeal Extradition; Stella Moris Blasts "Politically Motivated Prosecution" democracynow.org A British judge has ruled that political dissident and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal his extradition to the United States. The ruling dealt a major blow to the Biden administration's efforts to put Assange on trial for espionage charges. Assange has spent over 1,000 days locked up in the Belmarsh high-security prison in London, where he recently suffered a mini-stroke. The "politically driven" prosecution of Assange is punishing "a publisher for doing his work, for having published evidence of U.S. crimes," says Stella Moris, Assange's fiancée. "For every win that we get, Julian's situation doesn't…

Staff (2022-01-24). Headlines for January 24, 2022. democracynow.org U.K. High Court Rules Assange Can Request Appeal of Extradition to U.S., U.S. Judge Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Federal Workers, U.S. Reduces Kyiv Embassy Staff, Weighs Sending Troops to Region as Tensions Mount with Russia, Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill at Least 82 People in Yemen, Including African Migrants, 150 People Killed in Attack on Syrian Prison, Bus Bomb Kills 7 People in Afghanistan; Taliban Officials Arrive in Olso for International Talks, Reports: Burkina Faso's President Detained by Soldiers Amid Growing Unrest, Armed Men Detain Sudanese Women's Rights Activist Amira Osman, Palestinians Call for Probe in…

Staff (2022-01-24). Assange granted the right to appeal extradition — UK High Court. rt.com The UK High Court has given permission for the Australian journalist to appeal his extradition to the US | On Monday, the British high court granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange permission to appeal against his extradition to the US. His legal team had petitioned the court to allow him to appeal the extradition decision on points of law of general public importance. | It was ruled that the Assange's application to certify a point of law was legitimate. | "The point of law certified is: In what circumstances can an appellate court receive assurances from a requesting state which were not before the court of…

Kevin Gosztola (2022-01-24). British High Court Opens Door For Assange To Appeal To Supreme Court. shadowproof.com WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prevailed in his effort to obtain certification from the British High Court of Justice, which would allow him to appeal their prior decision to the Supreme Court.

Staff (2022-01-24). Jueces deciden hoy si Assange puede apelar ante Corte Suprema británica. cubadebate.cu El fundador de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, sabrá hoy lunes si podrá apelar ante la Corte Suprema del Reino Unido un veredicto anterior que lo tiene a las puertas de ser extraditado a Estados Unidos. | La decisión será anunciada por los mismos jueces que en diciembre pasado aceptaron un recurso presentado por los fiscales estadounidenses contra la negativa de una magistrada de primera instancia a extraditar al periodista australiano.

sputniknews (2022-01-24). Videos: UAE Air Defences Thwart Two Ballistic Missiles Targeting Abu Dhabi. sputniknews.com Three individuals were killed in Abu Dhabi last week after the Houthi faction launched a series of hostile attacks using cruise missiles, ballistic missiles, and drones targeting an Emirati oil facility near the Al-Dhafra Air Base. The attack saw the first use of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system. Not all rockets were intercepted.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-23). Strengthen NATO: Turkey sells combat drones to 16 nations, to acquire more U.S. F-16s. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bayraktar TB2 combat drones have been used with murderous effect in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Ethiopia, Western Sahara and the Donbass. The F-16 deal with the U.S. will include the acquisition and upgrading of 120 of the multirole combat aircraft. The more advanced Akinci drone is built with Ukrainian engines and may be provided to …

Editor (2022-01-23). The Scandal of U.S. Prisons. scheerpost.com A Block at Alcatraz Prison, 2008. (Nonie/Wikimedia Commons) | By John Kiriakou / Michael Carvajal, director of the Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP),

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2022-01-23: News Headlines

_____ (2022-01-22). Assange To UK Court: Certify Three Points To Appeal Supreme Court. popularresistance.org WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested the U.K. High Court of Justice to approve three points of law of general public importance, as at least one certified point is necessary for the Supreme Court to hear Assange's appeal against extradition to the United States, his fiancee Stella Moris said on Thursday. | For the country's Supreme Court to hear the case of an appeal, it must be first recognized that the appeal concerns legal matters that are important to the larger public. | "Julian Assange has asked the High Court to certify three points of law of general public importance. The Supreme Court cannot he…

_____ (2022-01-22). Assange To UK Court: Certify Three Points To Appeal Supreme Court. popularresistance.org WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested the U.K. High Court of Justice to approve three points of law of general public importance, as at least one certified point is necessary for the Supreme Court to hear Assange's appeal against extradition to the United States, his fiancee Stella Moris said on Thursday. | For the country's Supreme Court to hear the case of an appeal, it must be first recognized that the appeal concerns legal matters that are important to the larger public. | "Julian Assange has asked the High Court to certify three points of law of general public importance. The Supreme Court cannot he…

A Guest Author (2022-01-22). Thousands Sign Petition Supporting Assange Release. workers.org The following is a press release from the United National Antiwar Coalition: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Led by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), more than 26 antiwar groups and 2,500 individual peace and justice advocates have cosponsored a statement (tinyurl.com/2p9fb4es) calling for the immediate release of publisher Julian Assange and . . . |

John Kiriakou (2022-01-22). Can the Drone War Be Made More Humane? covertactionmagazine.com The So-called 'Humane' Murder of Families and How the Pentagon's Favorite Weapon Endangers Us All An article in the latest …

William Boardman (2022-01-22). Colleyville Hostages: Blowback for US Torture, War Crimes. dissidentvoice.org The official version of the 11-hours hostage-taking in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, makes it seem pretty straightforward and limited. Early that Saturday morning, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker allowed a stranger into the synagogue to get warm, later identified as Malik Faisal Akram, 44, a British national of Pakistani descent who had come to the US …

William Boardman (2022-01-22). Colleyville Hostages: Blowback for US Torture, War Crimes. dissidentvoice.org The official version of the 11-hours hostage-taking in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, makes it seem pretty straightforward and limited. Early that Saturday morning, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker allowed a stranger into the synagogue to get warm, later identified as Malik Faisal Akram, 44, a British national of Pakistani descent who had come to the US …

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