Julian Assange

The two judges hearing Julian Assange's appeal were seemingly ill versed in the field they were adjudicating, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The stakes in Julian Assange's court case could not be higher. The outcome will determine whether the US can seek to extradite any journalist, of any nationality from anywhere with which it has an extradition treaty, for disclosing US war crimes. Kellie Tranter reports.

'One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice'

Stella Assange told protesters outside the Royal Courts of Justice that the case against Julian Assange is about the public's right to know about what governments do in their name. Alex Bainbridge and Kamala Emanuel report.

Stella Assange spoke outside the Royal Courts of Justice on February 20, while Julian Assange's defence presents an appeal against his unfair extradition to the United States for exposing government crimes.

The US case against Julian Assange redefines investigative journalism as espionage, journalist Mary Kostakidis said, adding that extradition to the US will cost him his freedom and quite likely his life. Jim McIlroy reports.

Julian Assange’s team will present arguments to the British High Court in February that his extradition to the United States to face 18 charges would violate various precepts of justice. Binoy Kampmark reports.

While the US Department of Justice battles to indict Assange for absurd espionage charges, various parts of his case have begun to unravel. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Free Julian Assange banner

A cross-party delegation of Australian politicians visited the United States in September to lobby for an end to US attempts to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, reports Alex Bainbridge.

A six-member delegation of MPs has just ended a short stint to lobby members of the US Congress and various relevant officials to release whistleblower Julian Assange. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Whatever the outcome from the cross-party trip, there is some glimmer of hope, argues Binoy Kampmark.

A federal cross-party delegation for Julian Assange, including Nationals, independents, Greens, Labor and Liberals, leaves for the US later in September. Stephen Langford reports.

Protesters delivered another letter to the PM, demanding he work harder on securing the release of publisher Julian Assange. Stephen Langford reports.