Did this Happen in the Home of the Magna Carta? Julian Assange's Case
John Pilger | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-28
In a special comment written for Consortium News, John Pilger, legendary filmmaker, journalist and friend of Assange, describes the troubling scene inside a London courtroom this week where the WikiLeaks publisher appeared in his U.S. extradition case. | *** | The worst …
"I Was Fired for Helping Julian Assange, and I Have No Regrets"
Fidel Narvaez | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-28
We talk to Fidel Narvaez, the ousted Ecuadorian diplomat who handled Julian Assange's case about why Lenín Moreno caved to international pressure, broke his promises, and gave Assange up to British authorities. | *** | Assange had been granted asylum in 2012, …
The End of Accountable Government Is Close at Hand. Julian Assange and the CIA
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-28
For about 70 years the CIA has been undermining a free press. It began with Operation Mockingbird, a Cold War operation against communism. The CIA recruited journalists into a propaganda network. The CIA paid journalists to write fake stories or …
Case Mismanagement in London: Julian Assange, Political Offences and Surveillance
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-28
While Australian journalists bonded and broke bread in condemning national security legislation that some of them had previously supported, one figure was barely mentioned. Julian Assange was making his first public appearance since April for a case management hearing at the Westminster Magistrates Court. Those in attendance were disturbed. Craig Murray professed to being shaken.
Stop the US extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange! Free Assange and Manning!
wsws.org | 2019-10-28
The aim of the meetings is to prepare for the political action that must be organised in Australia and internationally in opposition to the legal travesty against Assange that is underway in the British courts.
Camp Bucca, Abu Ghraib and the Rise of Extremism in Iraq
Kathy Kelly | commondreams.org | 2019-10-28
Along with the abuses of prisoners in places like Camp Bucca, FOB Mercury, Abu Ghraib, and Guantanamo, U.S. warfare predictably led to the buildup of ISIS and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's commitment to "an eye for an eye." (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/prisons_0.jpeg …
Europe – Help free Africa's last colony!
AVAAZ | indybay.org | 2019-10-28
Elghalia Djimi was tortured for years, with acid, dogs, and sexual violence — yet she continues her brave and gritty struggle for justice and freedom in Africa's last colony. We have a rare opportunity to help put an end to over 40 years of occupation.
Support for Chile's Pinera Lowest Since Pinochet Era: Poll
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-27
Support for Chile's Sebastian Pinera has plunged to just 14 percent amid recent unrest, according to a poll published Sunday, the lowest approval rating for a Chilean president since the country's return to democracy three decades ago. | RELATED: | Chile Protesters Tortured, Sexually Abused by Security Forces: Report | The survey, published in local daily La Tercera, was conducted by Chilean pollster Cadem between Wednesday and Thursday. It came just before a rally that sa…
Britain obstructs Spanish investigation into CIA spying on Julian Assange
wsws.org | 2019-10-26
The British judiciary is terrified that the investigation into the illegal surveillance of Assange will further expose the lawless character of the attempt to extradite him to the US.
More Troops/Tanks To Syria Confirmed, OPCW Whistleblower, Barr's PreCrime & Mossad Clinton Blackmail
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-26
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 …
'The things I have seen…' The truth about seeking asylum in the UK
Luna Williams | thecanary.co | 2019-10-26
"On that journey, nobody cares if you live or die". These were the words of Cumar*, a young Somali man seeking refuge from Libya, when asked to talk about his experiences on the journey to Europe last year. "I thought it was bad in Somalia", he told UNHCR, "but the things I have seen since the journey here… people being electrocuted, being tortured, people dying"."Forced to flee from their homes": Cumar is one of around one million people worldwide who are forced to flee from their homes ev…
Open Letter to PM Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, Sajid Javid, and Kevin Hollinrake
Heather Stroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-25
Dear Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, Sajid Javid and Kevin Hollinrake, I feel compelled to write to you over my extreme concern regarding the health and well-being of Julian Assange. Please see the link below regarding the psychological torture that Julian Assange has been subjected to, both before leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy and since during his …
She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged…
Roaming Charges: A Place Where Nobody Knows
Jeffrey St. Clair | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
This week marked 8th the anniversary of Gaddafi's death in the Libyan town of Sirte. The lesson of his life is: If you do exactly what the US demands, they'll still enter your country, overthrow your government, hunt you down, torture you to death and display your mangled body in a meat locker. Class dismissed.
"A 1950s show trial": John Pilger describes 'disgraceful' courtroom treatment of Julian Assange by UK judge
RT | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-24
© Reuters / Julia Quenzler Veteran British journalist John Pilger has blasted the "atrocious" and "appalling" treatment of Julian Assange by a judge who decided this week to reject the whistleblower's request to delay his upcoming US extradition hearing. "To say it is surreal is not enough, it is simply appalling," Pilger, who was present …
Assange in Court
Craig Murray | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-24
I was deeply shaken while witnessing Monday's events in Westminster Magistrates Court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and objections of Assange's legal team, by a magistrate who barely pretended to be listening. Before I get on to the blatant lack of fair process, the first thing I must note was …
Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-23
"The legislation I am introducing is expressly intended to end U.S. support and funding for Israel's systematic military detention, interrogation, abuse, torture, and prosecution of Palestinian children." – Betty McCollum…
Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-21
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 …
Turkey Attacks US Troops, Iran Tanker Bombed No One Cares, CIA "Whistleblower" & Terrorism Vaccine
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-12
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 (10/11/19). 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 …
MSM "Protects" Fake Whistleblower, Twitter Bans Egypt Activists & Iraq In Chaos After Naming Israel
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-04
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 (10/3/19). 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 …
Dana Gold on Whistleblower Protections, Craig Aaron on Net Neutrality Setback
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2019-10-04