Caitlin Johnstone says the judge supported virtually every U.S. prosecutorial argument, no matter how absurd and Orwellian.
Month: January 2021
The Extradition of Assange Would Threaten Society
Information that is freed becomes more than just facts, writes Nozomi Hayase. It becomes a story trembling with urgency for people to remember their inherent obligations to one another.
US Spying on Assange in Embassy May Weigh on Judgement
Sept.’s extradition hearing heard testimony of US spying on Julian Assange at the Ecuador Embassy, normally grounds to toss the case. The judge will have to consider the U.S. misconduct. Here’s our report from that dramatic day of testimony.
What’s At Stake in the Assange Decision
Imperial narrative managers have been toiling for years to frame this persecution as something other than what it is, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
What Would Happen if There Is a Split Decision in the Assange Case?
What would happen if Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser renders a split decision on the Julian Assange extradition case on Monday?, asks Alexander Mercouris.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Legal Teams Likely Informed Already of Judge’s Decision
According to usual practice, both the prosecution & defense have most likely been informed of the judge’s decision on Julian Assange’s extradition case, though normal procedure is to not yet inform the defendant or his family, writes Alexander Mercouris.
CN Coverage of Assange Judgement Day on Monday
Consortium News plans wall-to-wall coverage of Judge Vanessa Baraitser’s decision on the U.S. request to extradite Julian Assange, before, during and after Monday’s court date.
The Time Julian Assange Packed the Sydney Opera House and Conquered a 7-Second Delay
Julian Assange will be back in a glass cage Monday to learn his fate, pending appeal. Nine years ago he packed numerous venues, including the Sydney Opera House on Sept. 30, 2011. CN Live! producer Cathy Vogan was there.
WATCH: Assange & Pilger in Debate on ‘Propaganda, Facts and Fake News,’ Dec. 2, 2017
With Judgement Day in Julian Assange’s extradition case coming Monday, we look back at the 2017 Holberg Debate with Assange, John Pilger and Jonathan Heawood, discussing the presence of propaganda in news and social media.
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