George Monbiot has been regularly smearing icons of the progressive left, writes Jonathan Cook. Now, it seems, it is comedian Russell Brand’s turn to come under his scalpel.
Category: Assange extradition
WATCH: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Assange’ & ‘Manning’ Arrive in Sydney
The three bronze statues that have been touring the world have arrived in Assange’s home country, where John Shipton, John Pilger, David McBride and other speakers demanded the prime minister tell Joe Biden to release the WikiLeaks publisher.
John Pilger: The Betrayers of Julian Assange
The day dream about Anthony Albanese doing the right thing has reached its limits. As prime minister he has not fought to bring home an Australian who is both the embodiment of courage and the victim of a great, vindictive injustice.
WATCH: The CIA and Julian Assange
Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson told the Belmarsh Tribunal in Sydney the very C.I.A. that plotted to kill the WikiLeaks publisher also would have a major say in the conditions of his imprisonment if he is convicted in the U.S.
Australia — Silent Collaborator Against Assange
Despite private and public requests for diplomatic assistance for the WikiLeaks publisher, Canberra’s policy — shown by FOI documents — has been one of complicit inactivity in the face of his persecution, reports Kellie Tranter.
WATCH: Varoufakis — Try Those Guilty of Persecuting Assange
The Belmarsh Tribunal is all about trying those who are guilty of crimes against humanity and those who are trying to cover them up by persecuting Julian Assange. (With transcript).
WATCH: Kiriakou on the Threat to Journalism
C.I.A. whistleblower John Kiriakou told the Belmarsh Tribunal in Sydney, Australia on Saturday that the threat to Julian Assange is a threat to every national security reporter. (With transcript)
WATCH: Assange Belmarsh Tribunal in Sydney
UPDATE: Consortium News’ CN Live! broadcasted the Belmarsh Tribunal live from Sydney, Australia on Saturday. Among the speakers were Stella Assange, Yanis Varoufakis, Jennifer Robinson, John Kiriakou and David McBride. Watch the replay.
Why the Media Fear Julian Assange
In threatening to bring democratic accountability to the press and the security services, WikiLeaks exposes their long-standing collusion, writes Jonathan Cook.
Hrafnsson: Empire Against One Man
Julian Assange’s resistance has laid bare the raw elements of empire that totally disregards the principles it so proudly preaches of human rights, press freedom and the rule of law, says the WikiLeaks editor.