Browsing Category: Assange

Assange’s Extradition: Covid-19 Brings Death Sentence to Free Speech

  By Nozomi Hayase. Ph.D. Associate Editor at The Indicter Magazine. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the world screeched to a halt, the prosecution of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange continues. At the case management court hearing on Tuesday, April 7, Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that Julian Assange’s extradition hearing would resume in May as previously […]

Doctors4Assange Statement on Assange Bail Hearing over Coronavirus Risk

Doctors4Assange strongly condemns Wednesday’s decision by UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny bail to Julian Assange. March 27, 2020. Despite our prior unequivocal statement[1] that Mr Assange is at increased risk of serious illness and death were he to contract coronavirus, and the evidence of medical experts, Baraitser dismissed the risk, citing UK guidelines […]

We Call The Government of Sweden To Swiftly Demand The Freedom Of Julian Assange

“Without whistle-blowers, freedom is silenced  –while the powers tyrannize unopposed “ Original text [Swedish] published 28 Feb 2020 in Aftonbladet Right now, the London trial is underway against Julian Assange. He is one of the founders of Wikileaks who has published revealing documents on US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Wikileaks has been nominated […]

The political persecution of Julian Assange

By Erik Sandberg, journalist Wikileaks revolutionized and redefined investigative journalism as we know it. Its founder, Julian Assange, evolved a new mode working – data journalism – delivering verified content, fact checked by journalists then archived online. This information fearlessly exposed some of the most powerful politicians on the planet. Corrupt officials stalking the corridors […]

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 […]