2020-02-10: News Headlines

Chris Hedges (2020-02-10). What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us. truthdig.com The global security state, which is not bound by the rule of law, will target all who defy it.

WSWS (2020-02-10). Australian pseudo-left seeks to cover up its abandonment of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange. wsws.org Socialist Alternative's article, "The betrayal of Julian Assange," is a crude attempt to cover up its own role in the "betrayal" of the WikiLeaks publisher.

Nils Melzer (2020-02-10). The Truth About Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca A made-up rape allegation and fabricated evidence in Sweden, pressure from the UK not to drop the case, a biased judge, detention in a maximum security prison, psychological torture — and soon extradition to the U.S., where he could face …

yenisafak (2020-02-10). Turkey nabbed nearly 1,600 irregular migrants last week. yenisafak.com At least 1,594 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources.As many as 913 migrants were held in multiple operations carried out by gendarmerie forces in the northwestern Edirne, Kirklareli and Tekirdag provinces, bordering Greece and Bulgaria.According to local security forces in Edirne, Greece has recently stepped up efforts to send irregular migrants to Turkey in violation of the Geneva Conventions, European Convention on Human Rights and the UN Convention Against Torture.In the coastal western cities of Canakkale, Balikesir,…

Rick Sterling (2020-02-09). Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists: Burchett, Pilger and Assange. globalresearch.ca Australia has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations: Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48 years old, currently in London's Belmarsh prison). | Each of these journalists made unique contributions to …

teleSUR (2020-02-09). Egypt Arrests and Tortures Human Rights Activist: Rights Group. telesurenglish.net An Egyptian researcher and activist was arrested Friday at Cairo's international airport following his arrival from Italy to Egypt's capital for a family visit, according to the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). | RELATED: | Patrick George Zaki, 27, had been in the Italian city of Bologna since August 2019 for his postgraduate studies. | "He was taken into the custody of Egypt's National Security Inve…

Rick Sterling (2020-02-08). Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists: Burchett, Pilger, Assange. dissidentvoice.org Australia has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations: Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48 years old, currently in London's Belmarsh prison). Each of these journalists made unique contributions to our understanding of the world. Although Australia is part of the western world, each of …

Rick Sterling (2020-02-07). Pilger, Burchett and Assange: Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists That Spoke Truth to Power. mintpressnews.com Australia, writes Rick Sterling, should be proud of its three native sons that were willing to speak truth to power no matter the consequences.

Staff (2020-02-07). Human Rights Watch: 200 Salvadoran Asylum Seekers Killed, Raped or Tortured After U.S. Deportation. democracynow.org A shocking new report says at least 200 Salvadoran asylum seekers were either killed, raped or tortured after being deported from the United States back to El Salvador. Human Rights Watch found that some 138 people deported to El Salvador were murdered by gang members, police, soldiers, death squads or ex-partners between 2013 and 2019. The report says most of the victims were killed within two years after being deported, by the same perpetrators the asylum seekers had fled from. From Denver, Colorado, we speak to Clara Long, senior researcher for Human Rights Watch. And joining us from El Salvador, we speak to "

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