The Saudi Royal Family Appear Unaware of the Dangers of Settling Scores Among Themselves
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-17
Purges, interrogation, claims of torture, accusations of treason, suspicion of murder, an insane war in Yemen and ruinous plans for a "reformed" kingdom, all supported by the US and the west and an often fawning media. So what's new? Poor Mohammed bin Salman is surely getting a bum rap. Far from being a frightening and uncontrollable new…
Pandemic Stalks But Congress Still Fails to Pass Emergency Legislation
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-17
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, an infectious disease physician and vice chair of an Infectious Disease Society of America committee, and Dr. Jason Kindrachuk, an assistant professor of viral pathogenesis and Canada Research Chair in molecular pathogenesis of emerging viruses.
I Reject Using My Unjust Conviction Against Julian Assange
Jeffrey Sterling | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-16
In 2015 I was wrongfully convicted of, and imprisoned for, violating the U.S. Espionage Act. Now, while there is no question that I stand in solidarity with WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange in a British court as he fights extradition, little did I know that my presence is also there as fodder to support extradition. If…
Julian in the Dock. "A Secret Trial"
Israel Shamir | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-16
Julian Assange's extradition hearing has had very little media coverage. Even The Guardian and The New York Times barely mentioned it, though these newspapers made a fortune publishing Assange-provided cables. Unless you had been looking for it, you wouldn't …
Chelsea Manning supporters raise a Quarter Million dollars in two days
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-03-16
In the likely event that you need some news to give you a bit of faith in humanity today, you should know that supporters of whistleblower Chelsea Manning have raised over a quarter million dollars to pay the cruel, draconian fine that was heaped upon her for her principled stand against testifying at corrupt secret […] | Source…
Judge Orders Release of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Following Suicide Attempt
Kevin Gosztola | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-13
Manning was confined for 365 days or one year after being held in civil contempt because she refused to testify before a grand jury empaneled to investigate WikiLeaks.
Exclusive: New OPCW whistleblower slams 'abhorrent mistreatment' of Douma investigators
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2020-03-12
A fourth OPCW whistleblower has emerged to defend the two veteran inspectors who challenged a cover-up of the chemical weapons…
Extradition of Assange Would Set a Dangerous Precedent
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2020-03-02
The Trump administration is seeking extradition of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, to the United States for trial on charges carrying 175 years in prison…