Wikileaks

Matthew Drake-Brockman

Police moved on an activist who chained himself to the office of Labor MP Tanya Plibersek to urge her to speak out against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Peter Boyle reports.

Australian barrister Greg Barns explains to Green Left why the Australian government must step in and assist Julian Assange. 

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.

Independent federal MP Andrew Wilkie discusses the urgent need for the federal government to intervene for Julian Assange and the important principles at stake in his trial.

Julian Assange is facing a show trial, designed to warn any whistleblower and journalist not to go down the same path. He is not on trial for any crime, but rather for exposing them, argues Sam Wainwright.

Amnesty International has presented a petition with almost 400,000 signatures to the United States Consulate calling on the US government to drop the charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, reports Jim McIlroy.

Having reported on the long, epic ordeal of Julian Assange, John Pilger gave this address outside the Central Criminal Court in London on September 7 as the WikiLeaks editor’s extradition hearing entered its final stage.

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.

MPs and Reuter’s former bureau chief in Baghdad have again called for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to be released, reports Carrie-Ann Smith.

Birmingham, Plymouth, and Newcastle trades and labour councils have recently voted overwhelmingly to join the campaign to halt the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, writes Kerry Smith.

Former United States soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Manning was freed from prison on March 12, after having served nearly 10 months for refusing to testify before a grand jury set up to investigate WikiLeaks, writes Kerry Smith.

Where would we be today without the relentless campaign against Julian Assange by mainstream media and unscrupulous journalists, asks Daniel Safi.