2019-11-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2019-11-26). The significance of the doctors' open letter in defence of Julian Assange. wsws.org The doctors' action marks a new stage in the struggle to free Assange because it has been taken independently by a group of professional workers, animated by profound concern for his fate and for democratic rights.

WSWS (2019-11-26). Resolution: Stop the US extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange! Free Assange and Manning! wsws.org The following resolution was unanimously adopted by a meeting called by the Socialist Equality Party in Sydney last November 24. Similar resolutions were passed at events in Brisbane, Alice Springs and Wellington, New Zealand.

WSWS (2019-11-26). Meetings in Australia and New Zealand pass resolutions demanding freedom of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning. wsws.org The meetings on the weekend took place just days after Swedish prosecutors had abandoned—for the third time—their "preliminary investigation" into the false allegations that Assange had committed sexual assault.

WSWS (2019-11-26). Attendees at meetings in Australia and NZ support campaign for release of Assange and Manning. wsws.org "What's happening to Julian Assange affects us all. He has told the truth and he has exposed the war criminals and that's why the US wants him."

Manlio Dinucci (2019-11-26). Aterra em Sigonella o primeiro drone NATO. A Itália na primeira linha da "guerra dos drones" globalresearch.ca Aterrou na base USA/NATO, em Sigonella, na Sicília, depois de um voo de 22 horas a partir da base aérea de Palmdale, na Califórnia, o primeiro drone do sistema AGS (Alliance Ground Surveillance) da NATO, uma versà£o aperfeiàßoada do drone …

RT (2019-11-26). Fox's Tucker Carlson questions Douma 'chemical attack proof' and roots for Russia on air. Off with his head, cry MSM. rt.com Fox News host Tucker Carlson has crossed an MSM Rubicon and questioned the Douma "gas attack" fraud on air, bringing up the OPCW whistleblower. Then he "rooted for Russia" over Ukraine. Was it a "betrayal," or epic truth-trolling? | Carlson boldly went where no mainstream TV host had gone before, unpacking the explosive story of April 2018's Douma "chemical weapons attack." While the "attack" was attributed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by an altered report from the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons, two whistleblowers within the group accused it of omitting evidence to craft a misleadi…

RT (2019-11-26). Trump to declare Mexican cartels 'terrorist groups', won't rule out DRONE STRIKES. rt.com US President Donald Trump said that his administration will begin designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations, citing their role in narco- and human trafficking. | In an interview with conservative pundit Bill O'Reilly that aired on Tuesday, President Trump said the move had already been in the works for three months. | "They will be designated … I have been working on that for the last 90 days. You know, designation is not that easy, you have to go through a process, and we are well into that process," the president said. | Asked whether he would "start hitting them with drones and things li…

John Pilger (2019-11-25). John Pilger: The Lies About Julian Assange Must Stop Now. mintpressnews.com Newspapers and other media in the United States, Britain and Australia have recently declared a passion for freedom of speech, especially their right to publish freely. They are worried by the "Assange effect". | It is as if the struggle of truth-tellers like Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning is now a warning to them: that the thugs who dragged Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy in April may one day come for them. | A common refrain was echoed by the Guardian last week. The extradition of Assange, said the paper, "is not a question of how wise Mr. Assange is, still less how likable. It's not about his charact…

WSWS (2019-11-25). Doctors demand "urgent" medical intervention to save Julian Assange's life. wsws.org More than 65 eminent medical doctors from the UK and around the world have issued an open letter calling for urgent action to protect the life of imprisoned WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange.

WSWS (2019-11-25). An open letter from doctors: Julian Assange "could die in prison" wsws.org "Were such urgent assessment and treatment not to take place, we have real concerns, on the evidence currently available, that Mr Assange could die in prison."

John Pilger (2019-11-25). The Lies About Assange Must Stop Now. counterpunch.org Newspapers and other media in the United States and Britain have recently declared a passion for freedom of speech, especially theirright to publish freely. They are worried by the "Assange effect". It is as if the struggle of truth-tellers like Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning is now a warning to them: that the thugs who dragged Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy in April may one day come for them. More

WSWS (2019-11-25). Clinical Psychologist Lissa Johnson on Julian Assange: "A maximum security prison is no place to treat a torture victim" wsws.org Australian clinical psychologist Lissa Johnson is a lead signatory to the open letter by medical doctors in defence of Julian Assange.

WSWS (2019-11-25). Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson addresses public meetings in Australia. wsws.org Robinson warned that the US attempt to prosecute Assange for publishing the truth was setting a "terrifying precedent" for all journalists and media organisations.

Staff (2019-11-22). U.N. Rapporteur: Julian Assange Has Faced Psychological Torture; He Should Not Be Extradited to U.S. democracynow.org This week Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation into sexual assault allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, stemming from 2010. Assange, who has always denied the allegations, took refuge inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for over seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden on the charges. British authorities dragged him out of the Ecuadorian embassy in April and he has since been jailed in London's Belmarsh prison on charges related to skipping of bail in 2012, when he first entered the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over the now-dropped sexual assault charges. The United States…

Staff (2019-11-22). "In Defense of Julian Assange": Why WikiLeaks Founder's Case Threatens Press Freedom. democracynow.org This week Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation into sexual assault allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, stemming from 2010. Assange, who has always denied the allegations, took refuge inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for over seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden on the charges. British authorities dragged him out of the Ecuadorian embassy in April and he has since been jailed in London's Belmarsh prison on charges related to skipping of bail in 2012, when he first entered the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over the now-dropped sexual assault charges. The United States…

Fred_F (2019-11-21). Assange's case 'a threat to free speech worldwide'. greenleft.org.au civil liberties Jim McIlroyIssue 1246 Australia Julian Assange SydneyNovember 21, 2019Jennifer Robinson, a lawyer for imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, believes the United States' applicatio…

Aaron Maté (2019-11-18). Whistleblower: OPCW suppressed Syria chemical evidence after US pressure. thegrayzone.com A second whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has come forward to accuse top OPCW officials…

Kate Ruane (2019-11-15). Whistleblowers Are Public Servants. We Must Protect Them. aclu.org President Trump and President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke on the phone. The president insists the call was " perfect." Others are concerned that, during the call, the president intimated he would withhold financial aid appropriated to Ukraine unless the Ukrainian president agreed to investigate former-Vice President Joe Biden, a political rival of the president. | How do we even know about any of this? A…

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-26). More Troops/Tanks To Syria Confirmed, OPCW Whistleblower, Barr's PreCrime & Mossad Clinton Blackmail. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/25/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-21). Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/19/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

CounterSpin (2019-10-04). Dana Gold on Whistleblower Protections, Craig Aaron on Net Neutrality Setback. fair.org Media…

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