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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 […]

Psychological Torture of Assange – Open Letter to Amnesty International Sweden by Swedish Doctors for Human Rights (SWEDHR)

To: Ms Amanda Jackson, Chair of the Board at Amnesty International Sweden. CC: Ms Margot Wallström, Swedish Foreign Minister; Prof Nils Melzer, UNHRC. From: Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli, chair; Prof Anders Romelsjö, vice-chair, SWEDHR. Subject: Psychological torture of Julian Assange. Enclosures: Prof Nils Melzer’s report and follow-up letter.   Dear Madam Chairman, The United […]

In a Crisis of Democracy, We Must All Become Julian Assange

by Nozomi Hayase, Ph.D., Member of the Editorial Board, and Associate Editor at The Indicter magazine. The US government’s indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange marked the worst attack on press freedom in modern history. Assange has been charged with 18 counts, including 17 violations of the Espionage Act. James Goodale, former general counsel of […]

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou discussed the Assange case with Sunday Wire host Patrick Henningsen

This week, the US Justice Department delivered a formal extradition request for Julian Assange to UK officials, which means any additional US charges against him beyond the 18-count indictment filed last month may be unlikely now. SUNDAY WIRE host Patrick Henningsen [foto at right] discussed the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with former CIA […]

We Must Defend Assange to Save Free Press from American Despotism

By Nozomi Hayase, Member of The Indicter editorial board. Through the silencing of Assange, the heart of democracy suffocates. On Thursday, the Department of Justice made an unprecedented move to file 17 Espionage Act charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This indictment was what Assange and his legal team have been warning about since 2010 […]