Browsing Category: March 2016 issue

Sweden’s Politically Appointed Judges to Decide on Assange Case

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Editor-in-Chief. Cover image: “Justitia.” Acrylic in canvas, Ferrada de Noli, 2003 Introduction In a remarkable insight about the Swedish legal system, a noted columnist of Sweden’s largest newspaper Aftonbladet – Oisín Cantwell –  criticizes today the Swedish institution of lay judges in his article [Swedish] “Shortcomings that embarrass Sweden […]

In the record of anti-Amnesty Sweden: Guantanamo prisoners, detained Palestinian Children, Assange, Manning, Snowden…

By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli. Chairman of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights. Followed by an interview to Dr Leif Elinder .As reported in a recent article by KILTR, the Swedish Section of Amnesty International (here referred as to Amnesty Sweden) declared in a comment sent by legal advisor Madelaine Seidlitz, that my article in […]

For Julian Assange’s Freedom

 By Nozomi Hayase PhD. Member of The Indicter Editorial Board. We are psychologists committed to supporting the health of individuals and communities. We practice the psychology of liberation, which acknowledges the effects of social and political oppression in contributing to individual suffering. One of great liberation psychologists of our time, Jesuit priest Ignacio Martín-Baró, observed […]

Sweden inflicted Trial by Media against Julian Assange

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli* Contents: i) Introduction. Aims ii) Background A: The “duck pond”. Some aspects on the situation of Swedish journalists, iii) Background B: Sweden is not neutral. Media reports are mainly uniform, iv) The trial by media against Assange: a) Erroneous and information and deployment of disinformation, b) systematic omission of relevant information, c) character […]

Interview with Swedish Doctors for Human Rights Chairman on Assange Case & Amnesty Sweden

By Erik Sandberg and SWEDHR Staff Journalist Eric Sandberg, KILTR, Scotland, interviewed the Chairman of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights and Editor-in-Chief of The Indicter magazine, Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli. The subject of the interview being the Swedish case vs Assange, and the debate with Amnesty Sweden that recently SWEDHR and The Indicter held. […]

Edu Montesanti interviews Professor Mads Andenæs on Assange, UN & human rights

Interview with Lawyer Mads Andenæs – Chair of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, by Edu Montesanti [1]. . WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange The Norwegian lawyer, Professor Mads Andenæs, is a legal academic and the UN Special Rapporteur on arbitrary detention was, since 2009 a chair of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary […]

Swedish Doctors for Human Rights rebuts statement by Amnesty Sweden on Assange case

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Chairman of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights, Dr Nozomi Hayase in representation of The Indicter Editorial Board, Professor A­nders Romelsjö, SWEDHR vice-chairman, and Dr Lena Oske in representation of SWEDHR’s Board of Directors. This material was first published in SWEDHR Research & Reports The Swedish section of Amnesty International […]

Paid agent of Swedish security services implicated in second disinformation campaign against Assange

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli. In the first part of this series [1] The Indicter exposed that a former paid agent of Sweden’s Security Police had intervened with Amnesty Sweden (the Swedish section of Amnesty International), directly dictating its negative stance towards Julian Assange. In this article I analyse whether Swedish government security agents, […]

While U.S. admits “pending future prosecution” of Julian Assange, Sweden refuses to abide by U.N. ruling on his arbitrary detention

  By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli, chairman of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights. A Swedish version of this article is published in Västerbotten Kuriren. The United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) has ruled that the detention of Mr Julian Assange is illegitimate and in breach of Articles 9 and 10 of the […]