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Assange ‘too ill’ to attend last chance UK appeal against US extradition

Washington wants the WikiLeaks publisher on its soil where he could face a prison sentence of up to 175 years. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is...

Albanese backs Assange release calls

The WikiLeaks co-founder is battling extradition to the US, where he faces a possible sentence of 175 years on espionage charges. Australian Prime Minister Anthony...

Washington monitored Australian rallies for ‘anti-US sentiment’ – Guardian

American diplomats also believed local media reporting on Julian Assange was “sensationalist,” the paper claims. The American embassy in Australia monitored rallies in support of...

Assange visitors given green light to sue CIA

A US federal judge has ruled that lawyers and journalists, who claim their phones were illegally searched, can seek damages. A federal judge has ruled...

Assange gets ‘last chance’ US extradition appeal date

The WikiLeaks founder faces a sentence of 175 years on charges of disclosing classified information if handed over by Britain. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s possible...

Update on Tucker Carlson visit with Assange

The Wikileaks publisher faces extradition to the US and a 175-year prison sentence if his final appeal fails. Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson visited...

Tucker visits Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison

Tucker Carlson visited imprisoned journalist Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison today. He was accompanied by Assange's wife Stella. Social media reaction speculated over the purpose...

Assange to become honorary citizen of Rome

Rome will confer the recognition on the jailed WikiLeaks founder, a city councilor has said. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be granted honorary citizenship of...

France rejects Assange asylum request

The jailed WikiLeaks publisher would need to be on French territory first, a court has said. A Paris court on Tuesday rejected a motion to...

US hints at Assange plea deal

The WikiLeaks founder continues to fight extradition to the United States to face espionage charges. Caroline Kennedy, the United States’ ambassador to Australia, has indicated...

US rejects Australian plea to drop Assange case

Secretary of State Antony Blinken insisted that the WikiLeaks founder caused “serious harm” to US national security. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has confirmed...

CIA contractor spied on Latin American leaders – El Pais

The newspaper claims a security firm that allegedly eavesdropped on Julian Assange is now suspected of targeting an ex-president. A Spanish security firm is being...

Lula calls for ‘mobilization’ to defend Assange

The Brazilian president has voiced concern over the apparently “imminent extradition” of the WikiLeaks co-founder to the US. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva...

Democrats urge Biden to drop Julian Assange charges

The case against Assange poses a “grave and unprecedented threat” to press freedoms, the lawmakers argued. Several Democrats in the House have penned a letter...

Australian MPs call on US Attorney-General to stop Assange extradition

48 Australian politicians signed an open letter to Merrick Garland. This follows a similar letter last week signed by 30 British parliamentarians. The 48 Australian MPs...

Russian MP suggests swapping WSJ reporter for Assange

Evan Gershkovich and the WikiLeaks publisher are both facing espionage charges. If Moscow decides on a prisoner swap involving Evan Gershkovich, it should ask for...

UK officials stop pre-vetted NGO staff from visiting Julian Assange in prison

Reporters Without Borders representatives were turned away for “spurious reasons,” its director has claimed. Two senior members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) have been barred...

Global Carnival – a new worldwide mobilisation for Julian Assange

Calls for the release of Julian Assange to step up this week. The details of the new worldwide initiative for Julian Assange’s freedom are have...

Drinking Mezcal all night long: Pamela Anderson opens up about her relationship with Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spent almost seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. During that time, many celebrities visited him to show their support....

Panel of international experts demand Biden end persecution of Julian Assange

“We’re all making an appeal for President Biden to desist from the appeal that he’s brought to the British courts so that Julian could...

Watch: Roger Stone explains why Trump didn’t pardon Assange

Independent journalist Kim Iversen interviewed Republican political insider Roger Stone recently. Stone told Iversen he was confident Trump would win the Republican nomination for the...

Could Julian Assange be released in two months?

As the new year began, ABC Global Affairs Editor John Lyons stated during a broadcast segment that he expected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would...

New York Times leads media call for Biden to drop Assange charges

Prosecuting the WikiLeaks founder sets a “dangerous precedent,” according to a group of prominent Western newspapers. Five major news outlets, including the New York Times,...

Watch: John Bolton mocks First Amendment as reporter detained

Journalist Tayler Hansen pressed the former national security advisor on US “war crimes”. Former US national security advisor John Bolton joked about the First Amendment...

Watch: Aussie Cossack tells Anthony Albanese to ‘grow some balls’ over Julian Assange imprisonment

Freedom activist Simeon Boikov aka 'the Aussie Cossack' was speaking at a recent event in Sydney calling for the release of Julian Assange. Assange, an...

Trump’s ex-secretary of state Pompeo served in Wikileaks lawsuit

The former CIA director allegedly violated the Fourth Amendment rights of Julian Assange and his guests at the Ecuadorian embassy. Former US secretary of state...

Hollywood actor asks Britain not to extradite Julian Assange

John Malkovich said he doesn’t believe a trial in the US of the WikiLeaks founder would be fair. Oscar-nominated American actor John Malkovich has called...

Assange tests positive for Covid-19 in prison

The Wikileaks publisher has been put on 24/7 lockdown in Belmarsh, his wife reports. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has tested positive for Covid-19 and is...

Assange supporters surround UK Parliament

Activists spoke out against the WikiLeaks co-founder’s imminent extradition to the US. Supporters of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange gathered outside the UK Parliament in London...

Assange’s wife spars with John Bolton

Bolton said the WikiLeaks co-founder deserves more than 175 years in prison for publishing classified material. The wife of the jailed anti-secrecy activist Julian Assange...

#TellTheTruthMSM Human Chain 4 Assange – event planned for this Saturday

This Saturday, 8th October, there is a New Zealand-based solidarity action for Assange “TellTheTruthMSM - Human Chain For Assange” at the Beehive, NZ Parliament...

Mexican Assange Advocate: ‘Julian’s Freedom is Our Freedom, and Julian’s Fight is Our Fight’

The founder of Latin America’s only Assange solidarity organization told Sputnik News about their part in the ongoing campaign to keep the jailed Wikileaks...

Mexican president unveils written plea to Biden to release Julian Assange

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has urged the US president to drop charges against Julian Assange. The president of Mexico has revealed the contents of a...

Assange’s wife sounds alarm over his treatment

WikiLeaks founder was subjected to ‘especially cruel’ treatment after extradition to US was approved in UK, Stella Moris has said. Julian Assange was strip-searched and...

Mexico will ask Biden to free Assange – president

President of Mexico has offered sanctuary to jailed WikiLeaks publisher. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has been treated “very unfairly” to the shame of the entire...

Australian PM explains stance on Assange extradition

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese refused to publicly demand that the US drop charges against the WikiLeaks co-founder. Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Monday...

Caitlin Johnstone: Assange is doing his most important work yet

Thanks to him, we know what Western leaders' claimed support of free press is really worth. British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorised the extradition...

UK Home Secretary approves extradition of Assange to US

The Wikileaks founder faces 175 years in prison. The extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange to the US moved a step forward on Friday after...

Assange extradition shows ‘hypocritical nature’ of US – China

Beijing says the US has presented the true face of its ‘freedom of speech and the press’ rhetoric. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hit...

The inside story of the prison known as Britain’s Gitmo

How much do we really know about the Belmarsh prison, secretive high-security facility where Julian Assange is held? It inspired a controversial gangster rap album...

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