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.
Tag: Kristinn Hrafnsson
WikiLeaks Brings Its Case to Latin America
After a wave of leftist electoral victories in the region, WikiLeaks is working to build political support to urge the U.S. government to drop its charges against the imprisoned publisher, Anish R M reports.
WATCH: CN Live!’s Video Report From London
Consortium News was in London to broadcast a live video report of thousands of Assange supporters who surrounded the Houses of Parliament demanding his release.
World-Wide Backing as Parliament Encircled for Assange
Protests around the world supported the human chain that formed around the British parliament in support of an imprisoned publisher, reports Mohamed Elmaazi.
Home Secretary Signs Assange Extradition Order
The imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher can now appeal her decision to the High Court, as well as the points of law he lost when the magistrate’s court initially blocked the extradition.
Pressure Mounts on Patel Over Assange Decision
The British home secretary is under pressure as she’s about to decide whether to extradite WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.
WATCH: CN Live! — The Latest in Assange Case
Consortium News is in London as the home secretary decides whether to extradite Julian Assange. Watch Stella Assange’s address at the Home Office plus a CN Live! interview with Kristinn Hrafnsson.
WATCH: CN Live! — ‘Assange on the Brink’ — Now With Full Transcript
WikiLeaks Editor Kristinn Hrafnsson; ex-Icelandic interior minister Ögmundur Jónasson; Stundin journalist Bjartmar Alexandersson; and Australian MP Julian Hill discuss major developments in the U.S. case against Julian Assange. Watch the replay and read the transcript.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Craig Murray: Your Man in the Public Gallery–Day One
Here is Craig Murray’s report on the first day of the resumption of Julian Assange’s hearing, the fifth day overall continuing from the start of the substantive hearing in February.
WATCH: WikiLeaks Iraq War Logs: What It Means for Press Freedom
WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson leads a discussion with investigative journalists Iain Overton and Chris Woods about the impact of the Iraq War Logs’ release a decade ago.