Interference by journalists on sovereign opinions of professors, academics, and independent researchers, comprise infringements to Art 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Professor emeritus, Chair, Swedish Doctors for Human Rights (SWEDHR). In a recent [2] and controversial [3] story by Senior Editor Chris York,  the Huffington Post outbursts anew a worrisome attack against a dissident group of UK academics and researchers nucleated at the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media. Embedded […]

Julian Assange and the Inhumanity of the British Government: ‘Unofficial’ Solitary Confinement as Torture

By Nina Cross. Up until this week, Assange has been held in solitary confinement in Belmarsh prison. Incredibly, it was the other prisoners along with Assange’s legal team, who have pressured the government officials to respect the law and allow Assange to be removed from solitary confinement, resulting in his transfer to a general wing. […]

Statement of Brazil’s Workers Party that rejects Assange’s arrest in London, is correctly based on political and principled reasons

PT Note: Freedom for Julian Assange We defend Julian Assange for our deep commitment to the defense of freedom of information and the press, essential principles of democracy itself. Julian Assange’s political arrest in the United Kingdom is the result of heavy pressure from the Trump administration and an act by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno, […]

Open Letter from Doctors For Assange to Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

To Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Marise Payne CC: Shadow Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Penny Wong   Dear Minister, RE: MEDICAL EMERGENCY – MR JULIAN ASSANGE We, the undersigned medical doctors, wrote to the UK Home Secretary on 22 November 2019, and to the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State […]

The Prosecution of Assange Adds to the High Crimes of the West

By Nozomi Hayase, Ph.D. Associate Editor and Member of the Board at The Indicter Magazine On Saturday, The New York Times published a front-page article on the leaked files that exposed the Chinese government’s coordinated crackdown on ethnic minorities. In covering the story, the newspaper noted that although the source and the methods through which […]

Open Letter to Permanent Representatives of States Parties at OPCW. [In support of appeal by Courage Foundation Panel ref. transparency in Douma investigations]

This letter was first published by The Courage Foundation, 18 Nov 2019. Open Letter to Permanent Representatives of States Parties cc: Office of the Director General, OPCW Dear Permanent Representative, We are writing in order to bring to your attention the recent meeting of the Courage Foundation Panel held in October 2019 and to ask […]

OPCW report on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syrian East Ghouta was a sham. And so it was on Khan Shaykhun

By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli On 14 April 2018, The U.S. and NATO allies U.K. and France launched a multiple aerial attack on Syria, consisting both of missiles fired from warships and aircraft bombardment. The reason argued, was an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government forces that would have taken place in Douma, […]