WATCH: First Anniversary of Assange’s Arrest Online Event

A year ago today Julian Assange was dragged out of Ecuador’s London Embassy & thrust into Belmarsh prison where he remains pending a U.S. extradition request. Watch an online discussion here with Kristinn Hrafnsson, Craig Murray, & other guests.

On the morning of April 11, 2019 WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested at Ecuador’s embassy in London. He is on remand pending a U.S. extradition request to stand trial on charges of espionage. Watch the replay of a panel discussion held on Saturday to mark the first anniversary.

Guests:  Catherine Brown, an academic; Andrew Feinstein, former South African MP and filmmaker; Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief;  Stefania Maurizi, Italian journalist who partnered with WikiLeaks; Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan; Peter Oborne, former chief political commentator at The Daily Telegraph; and Chris Williamson, former British MP.  The discussion is moderated by Deepa Driver, co-ordinator of the International Jurists’ Letter in support of Julian Assange. You can read a report of the event here, written by Catherine Brown.

Watch the replay here courtesy of Deepa Driver:





1 comment for “WATCH: First Anniversary of Assange’s Arrest Online Event

  1. Tobin Sterritt
    April 11, 2020 at 14:10

    I want to express deep gratitude to everyone featured in this broadcast and the staff of CN and CN Live for keeping this in the light.

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