2020-02-13: News Headlines

WSWS (2020-02-13). After 10 months' silence, UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn warns against extradition of Julian Assange. wsws.org For the past year, Corbyn has led the suppression of any discussion over Assange's imprisonment in Britain and the country's participation in the US-led attempt to destroy him.

WSWS (2020-02-13). Petition for Assange's freedom tabled again in Australian parliament. wsws.org Despite the powerful public support and strongly expressed sentiments of the petition, its tabling received virtually no coverage in the corporate media.

BACFJA (2020-02-13). International Day Of Action To Free Julian Assange & Chelsea Manning. indybay.org UK Consulate | 1 Sansome St. | San Francisco…

sputniknews (2020-02-13). Threat of Attack from Swarm of Drones Looms Large in India's Border State. sputniknews.com New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in India's north western state of Punjab, which shares a border with Pakistan, have reported 10-15 drones making incursions into the state daily since August 2019. These incidents have become a matter of concern, as India doesn't yet have the ability to neutralise all of the UAV's.

John McEvoy (2020-02-12). Australian MP to visit Julian Assange after tabling historic petition in parliament. thecanary.co Australian MP Andrew Wilkie has Visiting Assange in Belmarsh: | On 12 February, Wilkie shared a video announcing his plans to visit Assange at his own expense: | This weekend I will travel to the United…

Whitney Webb (2020-02-12). Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel's Torture of Palestinian Prisoners. mintpressnews.com One prisoner was hospitalized for kidney failure and 11 broken ribs. Another had his genitals bitten by a security dog while a third man was left wheelchair-bound and unrecognizable.

Aaron Maté (2020-02-11). Exclusive: New leaks shatter OPCW's attacks on Douma whistleblowers. thegrayzone.com Facing accusations that it issued a doctored report alleging a chemical attack in Syria, the OPCW has released an inquiry…

Eds. (2020-02-11). The Torture Machine, Racism and Violence in Chicago. mronline.org The Torture Machine, Racism and Police Violence in Chicago, by People's Law Office and longtime National Lawyers Guild attorney Flint Taylor, is a meticulously detailed and authentic, truly appalling story of shame and disgrace to the city of Chicago, its political and police administration establishments, and numerous judges of the Cook County criminal courts; an […] |

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