The idea that the DNC email disclosures were produced by a hack — not a leak —makes less and less sense, writes Daniel Lazare.
Tag: Julian Assange
Video Emerges of Assange in Belmarsh: Watch the Webcast
A five-minute video of Julian Assange apparently in Belmarsh prison was published Friday by Ruptly. Join the online discussion about it and other WikiLeaks news.
‘No One is Above the Law’ (Except the U.S.A.)
Julian Assange’s Australian lawyer and a European human rights attorney argue that the conduct of the U.S. regarding the WikiLeaks publisher blatantly disregards numerous laws.
After Assange’s Espionage Act Indictment, Police Move Against More Journalists for Publishing Classified Material
Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have sent the police after journalists who’ve challenged the state. Joe Lauria reports.
More Good News for Assange: Swedish Court Blocks Extradition; US Says No Vault 7 Indictment
A Swedish court has blocked prosecutors’ request for a European Arrest Warrant forcing an interview with Assange in London, and Politico reports there will be no indictment of Assange on Vault 7.
Abuses Show Assange Case Was Never About Law
Jonathan Cook says 17 glaring legal anomalies provide overwhelming evidence that the WikiLeaks publisher has been the victim of political persecution.
UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’
The UN special rapporteur on torture has blasted four nations for imposing psychological torture on Julian Assange.
UN Says Assange Tortured: Watch the Webcast
Julian Assange was “psychologically tortured” by four nations ganging up on him, said the UN special rapporteur on torture. Watch the replay with Pentagon Papers whistle blower Dan Ellsberg, and other guests.
WikiLeaks Expresses ‘Grave Concerns’ for Assange’s Health
WikiLeaks on Wednesday said it was gravely concerned for the health of its publisher, Julian Assange, and questioned Britain’s “standing as a human-rights abiding nation.”
Assange Is Reportedly Gravely Ill, and Hardly Anyone’s Talking About It
Caitlin Johnstone finds this jarring revelation reported by only a few outlets, often in an offhand manner.