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2019-10-13: News Headlines

ORION (2019-10-13). Basta Save Chelsea from Torture and Death Vigil&Music. indybay.org FRUITVALE&MACARTHUR OAKLAND 94602…

The Canary (2019-10-12). Calls rise to demand the release of Julian Assange. thecanary.co Singer MIA has joined the call to demand the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after visiting him in London's high-security Belmarsh prison.The rapper and songwriter — real name Mathangi Arulpragasam — is one of a number of celebrity supporters who have been to see Assange since he was sent to Belmarsh earlier this year after spending seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy in the capital to avoid extradition.Asked how the whistleblower was faring, the musician said: It's difficult to describe… he shouldn't be in there.Julian Assange is facing extradition to the US (Victoria Jones/PA)She also s…

WSWS (2019-10-12). Six months since the brutal arrest of WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange. wsws.org While Assange is subjected to what amounts to torture in a British prison, the war criminals he has done so much to expose walk free.

Martin Armstrong (2019-10-12). IMF Hands $4.2 Billion in Loans for Ecuador for Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca This article was first published in April 2019, following the granting of a $4.2 billion IMF loan to Ecuador. | It should be understood that the conditions underlying this loan are intended to impoverish an entire country. | The IMF policy conditionalities …

WSWS (2019-10-12). Edward Snowden: The man who exposed the electronic surveillance of everyone by US intelligence. wsws.org The memoir Permanent Record by the former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden is an important account of the life of the man behind the exposure of secret global electronic surveillance programs run by the NSA and CIA.

Janine Jackson (2019-10-11). 'The Public Is Clearly on the Side of Net Neutrality'. fair.org Janine Jackson interviewed Free Press's Craig Aaron about the net neutrality setback for the October 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-10-11). Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi, a Jordanian Citizen in Israeli Prison. counterpunch.org On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike to protest their unlawful detention and horrific conditions in Israeli prisons. Among the prisoners is More

susan_p (2019-10-11). Ecuador: 'Drones' revolt against Moreno's neoliberal policies. greenleft.org.au Latin America Denis RogatyukIssue 1240 Ecuador IMF rejection of neoliberalismOctober 11, 2019″Se acabó la zanganería" ("the bludging is over with"). | With this phrase, President Lenin Moreno announce…

Aaron Maté (2019-10-10). CIA spied on Julian Assange 24/7 in Ecuadorian embassy. thegrayzone.com The CIA was given 24/7 video and audio surveillance of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange while he lived under asylum at…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-10-10). Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi, a Jordanian Citizen in Israeli Prison. dissidentvoice.org On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike to protest their unlawful detention and horrific conditions in Israeli prisons. Among the prisoners is …

Janine Jackson (2019-10-08). 'Political Interference in the Whistleblower Disclosure Process Is Horrifying' – CounterSpin interview with Dana Gold on whistleblower protection. fair.org Janine Jackson interview the Government Accountability Project's Dana Gold about whistleblower protection for the October 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media…

Staff (2019-10-07). Headlines for October 7, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Orders U.S. Troops to Step Aside for Turkish Assault on Kurdish Forces, 109 Killed and 6,000 Wounded as Anti-Government Protests Rage in Iraq, Second Whistleblower Has Firsthand Knowledge of Trump-Ukraine Scandal, Secretary of State Pompeo Calls Impeachment Inquiry "Silly Gotcha Game", Trump Calls GOP Senator Mitt Romney "Pompous" over Ukraine Rebuke, North Korea Calls Off Denuclearization Talks with the U.S., U.S. Meets with Taliban for First Time Since Trump Canceled Afghan Peace Talks, Israeli Forces Fire on Gaza Protesters, Killing One and Injuring Dozens, Protesters Call for Kavanaugh's Removal One Yea…

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

Fight Back (2019-10-04). Labor unions to join national civil rights conference with Angela Davis in November. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Unions are on the march in defense of their members across the country, with the autoworker strike against GM and strike authorization votes by teachers and other city employees in Chicago. Unions are also defending their members when they leave work and find their lives in danger from the very people paid to protect them: the police. | Labor is joining a new effort to hold the police accountable for the killing, wrongful conviction, and even torture of young Blacks and Latinos. On November 22-24, veteran human rights activist Angela Davis will be in Chicago to re-establish the National Alliance Ag…

Staff (2019-10-04). Headlines for October 4, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Publicly Calls on Ukraine and China to Investigate the Bidens, Trump Discussed Campaign Rivals in June Call with China's Xi Jinping, FEC Chair: Illegal for Candidates to Solicit Foreign Help in U.S. Elections, Messages Detail How U.S. Officials Pressured Ukraine on Trump's Behalf, IRS Whistleblower: Treasury Official Tried to Interfere with Trump or Pence Tax Audit, Trump Administration to Collect DNA of All Immigrants Jailed in U.S., Iraq Death Toll at 44 as Violent Repression of Protests Continues, Honduran President Denies Narcotrafficking Ties as His Brother Faces U.S. Trial, Protests Rock Ecuador as IM…

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Calls rise to demand the release of Julian Assange
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-12
Singer MIA has joined the call to demand the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after visiting him in London's high-security Belmarsh prison.The rapper and songwriter — real name Mathangi Arulpragasam — is one of a number of celebrity supporters who have been to see Assange since he was sent to Belmarsh earlier this year after spending seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy in the capital to avoid extradition.Asked how the whistleblower was faring, the musician said: It's difficult to describe… he shouldn't be in there.Julian Assange is facing extradition to the US (Victoria Jones/PA)She also s…
thecanary.co/uk/news/2019/10/12/calls-rise-to-demand-the-release-of-julian-assange/

Calls rise to demand the release of Julian Assange
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-12
Singer MIA has joined the call to demand the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after visiting him in London's high-security Belmarsh prison.The rapper and songwriter — real name Mathangi Arulpragasam — is one of a number of celebrity supporters who have been to see Assange since he was sent to Belmarsh earlier this year after spending seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy in the capital to avoid extradition.Asked how the whistleblower was faring, the musician said: It's difficult to describe… he shouldn't be in there.Julian Assange is facing extradition to the US (Victoria Jones/PA)She also s…
thecanary.co/uk/news/2019/10/12/calls-rise-to-demand-the-release-of-julian-assange/

IMF Hands $4.2 Billion in Loans for Ecuador for Julian Assange
Martin Armstrong | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-12
This article was first published in April 2019, following the granting of a $4.2 billion IMF loan to Ecuador. | It should be understood that the conditions underlying this loan are intended to impoverish an entire country. | The IMF policy conditionalities …
globalresearch.ca/imf-hands-4-2-billion-loans-ecuador-julian-assange/5675232

Six months since the brutal arrest of WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange
wsws.org | 2019-10-12
While Assange is subjected to what amounts to torture in a British prison, the war criminals he has done so much to expose walk free.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/12/pers-o12.html

Edward Snowden: The man who exposed the electronic surveillance of everyone by US intelligence
wsws.org | 2019-10-12
The memoir Permanent Record by the former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden is an important account of the life of the man behind the exposure of secret global electronic surveillance programs run by the NSA and CIA.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/12/snow-o12.html

Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi, a Jordanian Citizen in Israeli Prison
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-11
On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike to protest their unlawful detention and horrific conditions in Israeli prisons. Among the prisoners is…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/11/administrative-torture-free-heba-al-labadi-a-jordanian-citizen-in-israeli-prison/

Ecuador: 'Drones' revolt against Moreno's neoliberal policies
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-10-11
Latin America Denis RogatyukIssue 1240 Ecuador IMF rejection of neoliberalismOctober 11, 2019″Se acabó la zanganería" ("the bludging is over with"). | With this phrase, President Lenin Moreno announce…
greenleft.org.au/content/ecuador-drones-revolt-against-moreno-neoliberal-policies

CIA spied on Julian Assange 24/7 in Ecuadorian embassy
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-10
The CIA was given 24/7 video and audio surveillance of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange while he lived under asylum at…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/10/cia-spied-on-julian-assange-in-ecuadorian-embassy/

Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi, a Jordanian Citizen in Israeli Prison
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-10
On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike to protest their unlawful detention and horrific conditions in Israeli prisons. Among the prisoners is …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/administrative-torture-free-heba-al-labadi-a-jordanian-citizen-in-israeli-prison/

'Political Interference in the Whistleblower Disclosure Process Is Horrifying' – CounterSpin interview with Dana Gold on whistleblower protection
Janine Jackson | fair.org | 2019-10-08
Janine Jackson interview the Government Accountability Project's Dana Gold about whistleblower protection for the October 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media…
fair.org/home/political-interference-in-the-whistleblower-disclosure-process-is-horrifying/

Labor unions to join national civil rights conference with Angela Davis in November
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-10-04
Chicago, IL – Unions are on the march in defense of their members across the country, with the autoworker strike against GM and strike authorization votes by teachers and other city employees in Chicago. Unions are also defending their members when they leave work and find their lives in danger from the very people paid to protect them: the police. | Labor is joining a new effort to hold the police accountable for the killing, wrongful conviction, and even torture of young Blacks and Latinos. On November 22-24, veteran human rights activist Angela Davis will be in Chicago to re-establish the National Alliance Ag…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/10/4/labor-unions-join-national-civil-rights-conference-angela-davis-november

Dana Gold on Whistleblower Protections, Craig Aaron on Net Neutrality Setback
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2019-10-04
Media…
fair.org/home/dana-gold-on-whistleblower-protections-craig-aaron-on-net-neutrality-setback/