Julian Assange’s High Court judges offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonised over legalities or even basic morality, writes John Pilger.
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How America’s Official Secrets Act Ensnared Julian Assange
If the U.S. wins its appeal, Julian Assange will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom, reports Joe Lauria.
What’s Next for Julian Assange?
The High Court has heard the U.S. appeal. It can agree with it, dismiss it or send it back to Magistrate’s Court. Joe Lauria looks at the possibilities.
WATCH: Hedges & Lauria on Assange Hearing
On his show On Contact, journalist Chris Hedges interviews CN Editor Joe Lauria on the two-day U.S. appeal hearing seeking to overturn an order not to extradite WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to Virginia.
DAY TWO — ‘CIA Tried to Kill Assange;’ US: ‘He’s Only Moderately Depressed & Won’t Go to Isolation’
The two-day U.S. appeal against the denial of extradition of Julian Assange has ended in London with the U.S. promising humane prison conditions and Assange’s lawyers saying the CIA tried to kill him.
WATCH: CN Video Report Assange Hearing Day One
CN Editor Joe Lauria explains the day’s events at the Royal Courts of Justice.
DAY ONE: Assange Lawyer in Fiery Rebuttal at Day’s Conclusion
Edward Fitzgerald QC, a lawyer for Julian Assange, ended the first day of the U.S. appeal with a thunderous response to the case put forward by a prosecutor for the United States.
5 Ways the US Has Misled UK Courts on Assange’s Health
U.S. prosecutors have five times misled two British courts on key points about Julian Assange’s health as it attempts to overturn a ruling against extraditing him to the United States, report Cathy Vogan and Joe Lauria.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Why the Crumbling Computer Conspiracy Case Is So Vital to the US
Since the U.S. is on shaky constitutional ground with the espionage indictment, the computer intrusion charge has served as a hook to try to get Assange, by portraying him not as a journalist, but as a hacker, writes Cathy Vogan.
The Espionage Act & Julian Assange — 5: The Pentagon Papers
Part five of a six-part series on Julian Assange and the Espionage Act.