Julian Assange extradition

Beware powerful people who claim that democratic governments in the United States, Britain and Australia administer justice always according to some time-honoured principle about rules of law, argues Stuart Rees.

The only shock about the British Home Secretary’s decision to extradite Julian Assange to the US was that it did not come sooner, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Mike Pompeo and Julian Assange

Former CIA director and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been summoned to testify on the conduct of a private security firm hired to spy on Julian Assange while he was in the Ecuadorian embassy, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Alex Bainbridge speaks with John Shipton, about the campaign to free Julian Assange in the Green Left Show #20.

Kamala Emanuel: Punish war criminals not journalists

The British decision to extradite Julian Assange is an attack on us all, argues Socialist Alliance Senate candidate Kamala Emanuel.

The United States prosecution of Julian Assange is about to enter the next phase in what can only be described as torture via procedure, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Julian Assange

Julian Assange embarrassed the United States by revealing activities recorded by Americans themselves and the lawlessness of the US military that continues every day, all round the world, writes Alison Broinowski.

Julian Assange imagined a future where digital technologies would be used for collective projects of humanisation and anti-imperialist resistance, writes Yanis Iqbal. He is being brutally punished by the United States for disrupting the drive for profits from surveillance and militarism.

 

John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He spoke with Timothy Erik Ström about the trial.

On September 7, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate, writes Vijay Prashad.

The truth is that Australia could have rescued Julian Assange and can still rescue him, writes John Pilger.

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